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   National Association of Hepatitis Task Forces: News

August 3, 2005
The Liver Meeting November 11 - 15, 2005 at the Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco, CA. Take advantage of Conference discounts by registering before October 21, 2005.

January 19, 2005
2005 4th California Inter-county Hepatitis C Task Force Conference - 2/25/05 - Lake Tahoe, CA

January 19, 2005
National Viral Hepatitis Prevention Conference - 12/5-9/05 - Washington, DC

January 3, 2005
NIH Action Plan Charts Future Challenges for Liver Disease Research

December 24, 2004
Congressional Committee on Government Reform (transcript of hearing) Stalking a Furtive Killer: A Review of the Federal Government's Efforts to Combat Hepatitis C

December 14
House Hearing on Hepatitis C The House Government Reform Cmte. held a hearing titled "Stalking a Furtive Killer: A Review of the Federal Government's Efforts to Combat Hepatitis C." The purpose was to increase awareness of Hepatitis C & the threat it poses to public health. This hearing was chaired by Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA). 12/14/2004: WASHINGTON, DC: 2 hr. 15 min.: C-SPAN. To see the hearing, Click here.

November 15, 2004
Texas Hepatitis C State Workgroup Meeting
contact:
Alma Lydia Thompson
Program Specialist
Hepatitis C Initiative
Infectious Disease Control Unit
Texas Department of State Health Services
512-458-7111, ext. 6364
Alma.Thompson@dshs.state.tx.us

California Public Health Advocacy Day 2005 (Doctors and medical staff registration)

California Public Health Advocacy Day 2005 Flyer [MS word file](Patient advocates, etc. application)

October 8, 2004
World Congress on Freedom of Scientific Research: web streaming

September 11, 2004
ALF Adopts Position on Stem Cell Research

August 2004
Adult stem cells in action

To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be
believable we must be credible;to be credible we must be truthful. - Edward R. Murrow (1908 - 1965)