The World Hepatitis Day Press Conference & Call To Action Los Angeles was held on July 28, 2015 at The Wellness Center on the LAC-USC campus. Sponsoring was the Hepatitis C Task Force for Los Angeles County and the Men’s Health Foundation for 75 providers and media. Assembly member Mike Gipson (64th District) was keynote speaker and featured on KNBC and KABC getting screened for HCV and HIV on a mobile testing van as a way to create awareness and erase stigma around testing.
The Men’s Health Foundation presents:
THE FIRST ANNUAL WEHO GAY MEN’S HEALTH FAIR
Kick off pride season with all the latest updates on staying healthy, along with FREE give-aways and LIVE performances by local DJs and drag entertainers.
Get FREE HIV/STD Testing and learn more about HIV prevention with PrEP!
You can find the Men’s Health Foundation at the US Conference on AIDS this year in Washington, DC, September 10-13, where staff will host an invitation only breakfast at the famous Hay-Adams Hotel, as well as co-host the fun PrEP Photo Booth with National Minority AIDS Council.
To register or for more information visit the US Conference on AIDS site.
The Men’s Health Foundation has received a generous grant to provide national PrEP provider trainings in 15 U.S. cities and 10 PrEP community trainings. Recently, the Men’s Health Foundation hosted the St. Louis PrEP Provider Dinner for 35 clinicians. From October 12-16, 2015, PrEP Provider Trainings will be in New Orleans, Jackson, MS and Atlanta. In November, a PrEP provider training will be offered in Minneapolis, MN.
The Long Beach Gay Men’s Health Summit 2015 will be Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Courtyard Long Beach Downtown with Anthony Mills, MD talking about high-impact prevention to an audience of 125 providers and young gay men from the South Bay.
Hepatitis C (HCV): The Men’s Health Foundation is a key community partner with the Hepatitis C Task Force for Los Angeles County (HCTF), a volunteer-driven organization of providers, clinicians and public health invested in education, advocacy and linkage to care for people living with viral hepatitis. On July 28, World Hepatitis Day, the HCTF, with Hep B Free, sponsored a press conference for public health, healthcare providers and interested public.