Hep C Free Oakland

Hep C Free Oakland Outreach • Education • Treatment • Prevention • Support Hepatitis C Hep C Awareness Walk -- CLARIFICATION -- We are gathering at Snow Park, near the corner of 20th & Harrison Streets (west side of Lake Merritt), at 11am.
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The Walk will start around 12 noon. The Hep C Testing will be ongoing at the park, from 11:30am to 2:30pm, including after the Walk has departed. The event ends at 3pm. Come on down, have some fun, get some education. It's all good, people! For more info, call 510-999-4HEPC or email [email protected].

Mission: Support-Outreach-Education-Prevention-Treatment

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Documentary on our harm reduction comrades in Fresno, CA.
02/22/2019
The Clinic | Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Documentary on our harm reduction comrades in Fresno, CA.

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival celebrates the art of nonfiction film by giving voice to the powerful ideas that come forth in documentary. The festival is an important international platform, blending our inspiring Rocky Mountain setting with filmmaking of exceptional merit and artistic innov...

United for Drug Policy Reform
03/20/2017

United for Drug Policy Reform

02/23/2017
HepTEV at the Berkeley Free Clinic

HepTEV at the Berkeley Free Clinic

Don' get gaffled by A.F.L.D and N.A.F.L.D.
Don't let A.S.H. and N.A.S.H. put a gash in your dash.
Know your hepatitis alphabet Today's riddle is a rhyme and a prevention message. Click like if you "get it". No pun intended.

The Time Has Come Today. Hep C can go away!
02/23/2017

The Time Has Come Today.
Hep C can go away!

No excuse folks. The Time Has Come Today for all hepatitis to go away. #EndHepCSF #NoHep
#eliminatehepatitis

02/22/2017
HepTEV at the Berkeley Free Clinic

HepTEV at the Berkeley Free Clinic

Don' get gaffled by A.F.L.D and N.A.F.L.D.
Don't let A.S.H. and N.A.S.H. put a gash in your dash.
Know your hepatitis alphabet Today's riddle is a rhyme and a prevention message. Click like if you "get it". No pun intended.

Word to the 510. The Notorious HCV is on the run on both sides of 41510. And a peer organized effort is leading the way....
02/20/2017
SF working on ambitious plan to eliminate hepatitis C

Word to the 510. The Notorious HCV is on the run on both sides of 41510.
And a peer organized effort is leading the way. Change is occuring from the top down but the change is being driven from the ground up.
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San Francisco is trying to become the first city in the nation to eliminate hepatitis C, rolling out an ambitious plan that would involve curing everyone who already has it and stopping further spread of the infectious disease, which can cause severe liver damage. [...] a new cure that is effective…

13 of the Weirdest Ways to Get Hepatitis C
02/19/2017
13 of the Weirdest Ways to Get Hepatitis C

13 of the Weirdest Ways to Get Hepatitis C

by KARLEE PRAZAK Hepatitis C and everyday life — know before you go. Hepatitis C (or HCV) is a blood-borne viral infection with a bad rap and even worse symptoms. The degenerative disease, which ta…

Lucinda K. Porter just had to do something today.
01/21/2017
Hepatitis C and President Trump

Lucinda K. Porter just had to do something today.

For 20 years, I’ve been advocating for people living with hepatitis C. I was diagnosed with hep C (formerly known as non-A, non-B hepatitis) in the early...

Tyrannowhale
01/15/2017

Tyrannowhale

Gary Owen
01/14/2017

Gary Owen

Just got to Washington DC. Huge rally tomorrow on behalf of www.facingaddiction.org. Glad I can be here to rep my baby brother Dallas. I miss & love you bro.

The Big Debate.
01/05/2017
Harm Reduction versus Abstinence Only

The Big Debate.

    I’ve heard the harm reduction versus abstinence -only debate about addiction treatment many times, not only at addiction medicine conferences, but also in my own head. In the past, I …

12/03/2016
Oasis Clinic

Oasis Clinic

Come one, come all, to the umpteenth annual OASIS Clinic Christmas party, Tuesday 12/20 from 11-2. Good food, good folks, good music; lose your shirt at dominoes. Please stop by if you can!

You know what we say here in The Town. Get up Stand Up. Stand up for your rights. You can foll some people sometimes. Bu...
11/28/2016
Oakland leaders struggle to keep residential hotels to house poor

You know what we say here in The Town. Get up Stand Up. Stand up for your rights. You can foll some people sometimes. But you can't fool all the people all the time. Now you see the light. Stand up for your rights.!

Orlando Chavez has no intention of leaving the tiny, cluttered room where he has lived for eight years, with its bent window blinds, tattered carpet and leaky bathroom ceiling. With rents escalating rapidly and Uber preparing to take over the old Sears building, adding thousands of new employees to…

Landmark Surgeon General Report Endorses Harm Reduction
11/18/2016
Landmark Surgeon General Report Endorses Harm Reduction

Landmark Surgeon General Report Endorses Harm Reduction

A landmark report on alcohol and other drugs released today by the U.S. Surgeon General endorses harm reduction and specifically refers to syringe access programs as a "important strategy." The first ever report on the topic by the Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy also highlights the role of harm re...

OASIS: A film about a community-based clinic treating current and former drug users for hepatitis C | NVHR
10/31/2016
OASIS: A film about a community-based clinic treating current and former drug users for hepatitis C | NVHR

OASIS: A film about a community-based clinic treating current and former drug users for hepatitis C | NVHR

OASIS takes viewers inside a struggling community-based clinic that specializes in treating current and former intravenous drug users for Hepatitis C. This film shows the resilience of O.A.S.I.S. patients and its staff that's become known for its dedication to treating this population without judgme...

924 Gilman presents: Multimedia Night for Radical HealthSaturday November 19th. Doors at 7-Show at 8A Benefit for Berkel...
10/31/2016

924 Gilman presents: Multimedia Night for Radical Health
Saturday November 19th. Doors at 7-Show at 8
A Benefit for Berkeley N.E.E.D. and The Radical Mental Health Collective featuring the documentary "OASIS-One Mission-No One Dies From Hep C" followed by Q and A with award winning journalist Niema Jordan. Special guest appearance by The Homie Big O from The Big O. Come on. You know you want to.

Scientists say Tasmanian Devil Milk may help prevent the death of one person every 3 seconds in 2050, Sorta... Researche...
10/18/2016
Tasmanian devil milk fights superbugs - BBC News

Scientists say Tasmanian Devil Milk may help prevent the death of one person every 3 seconds in 2050, Sorta... Researchers Do say the devil milk may help in the fight against MRSA & other multi-drug resistant bacteria and fungi. Excellent!

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-37688385

Milk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers.

It is alarming that such a large number of incorrect genotypes/subtypes are being mis-classified by current assays.  Can...
10/13/2016
Inaccurate hepatitis C virus genotyping | Alan Franciscus - Hepatitis C Blog

It is alarming that such a large number of incorrect genotypes/subtypes are being mis-classified by current assays. Can you imagine going through treatment multiple times and failing and finding out that the assay was wrong? You would think that for such an important diagnostic test the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would require a higher rate of accuracy.

It’s time to re-test people for genotype/subtype with the most sensitive test BEFORE therapy to make sure the correct medication is prescribed. The added cost of the assay is more than enough justification considering the cost of HCV medications and the welfare of a patient.

  Article: Consequences of inaccurate hepatitis C virus genotyping on the costs of prescription of direct antiviral agents in an Italian district—E Polilli et al. … Continue reading →

Novel Hep C Drug in the Works
10/12/2016
Novel Hep C Drug in the Works

Novel Hep C Drug in the Works

Scientists have gotten a step closer to finding novel anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapies, by investigating tripartite motif 14 (TRIM14) as a mitochondrial signaling adaptor. The research, conducted by Shanshan Wang at The Key Laboratory of Gene Engineering of the Ministry of Education and State…

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