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Summit on Stopping the Hepatitis C Virus Epidemic among Young Persons Who Inject Drugs


The CDC Foundation and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of Viral Hepatitis convened a summit in Atlanta, GA on Stopping the Hepatitis C Epidemic among Young Persons Who Inject Drugs on July 20, 2015. The summit focused on detection and response priorities, with the goals to identify priority surveillance, research and prevention strategies aimed at stopping the epidemic. 

Below please find links to presentations from the Summit for each speaker. Additional meeting materials include the Summit agenda, presenter biographies and the participant list.

Perspectives on HCV Transmission among Persons Who Inject Drugs: The Known, the New, and the Need 

Data for HCV Transmission Detection and Response 

HCV surveillance capacity and epidemiologic trends 

Drug use and abuse data

 Prevention Priorities:  HCV Cure and Prevention

Prevention Priorities:  Drug Treatment and Harm Reduction