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What we know about investments in hepatitis and the need for new advocacy tools. Chris Taylor, Associate Director, Viral Hepatitis AIDS 2012 – Global Village Session July 23, 2012. The Budget Landscape. Very little funding dedicated to viral hepatitis

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What we know about investments in hepatitis and the need for new advocacy tools

What we know about investments in hepatitis and the need for new advocacy tools

Chris Taylor, Associate Director, Viral Hepatitis

AIDS 2012 – Global Village Session

July 23, 2012


The budget landscape
The Budget Landscape

  • Very little funding dedicated to viral hepatitis

    • US – CDC Division of Viral Hepatitis ~$30 million

    • US – NIH ~$100 million

    • US – Other agencies – very little to no dedicated funding

    • WHO – very few staff assigned to viral hepatitis

  • Need greatly outweighs available funding

  • Relying on public/private partnerships


How you can help
How You Can Help!

  • Work with hepatitis advocates in your area

  • Assist with identifying hepatitis funding while conducting HIV resource tracking

  • Carry hepatitis advocacy messages

  • Look at co-infection rates and develop a strategy

  • Ask like-minded donors to consider hepatitis also

  • Share your expertise about resource tracking


  • World Hepatitis Alliance

    • www.worldhepatitisalliance.org

  • National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable

    • www.nvhr.org

      Chris Taylor

      Associate Director, Viral Hepatitis

      202.434.8090

      [email protected]


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