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  • Happy Tu Family Introduces  Baby Dylan to family friends

    On The Scene: Oct.15

    FALL FESTIVITIES News from our favorite newscaster Kristen Sze tells us that her daughter Lauren Wong has caught her mother’s on stage presence and talent to play a leading role in Narnia, the Musical, presented by the Bay Area Educational Theater Company. Opening November 2-11, the show will be held at the Canada College Main […]

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  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joins elected officials and community leaders at the Asian Heritage Street Celebration on May 19, 2012 to celebrate the nation's first National Hepatitis Testing Day. Free hepatitis B and C testing were available for all fairgoers. Photo by Calvin Jeng. For more photos from the event visit: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150964746290469.478068.135897735468&type=3

    West Coast Helps Launch National Hepatitis Testing Day

    U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) highlights Hep B Free and Hep C Task Force for Los Angeles and San Francisco as part of nearly 100 testing events across U.S. SAN FRANCISCO AND LOS ANGELES, CA – May 19, 2012 – Fresh on the heels […]

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    Indulge In Pan Asian Delights at Asian Heritage Street Celebration

    Indulge in Pan-Asian Delights This year’s 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration boasts a scrumptious collection of pan Asian delights and sweets, along with the Bay Area’s most popular food trucks.  Food vendors will be located on Golden Gate St. accompanied by a seating area […]

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  • Beach Blanket Babylon's Tammy Nelson with Hep B Free volunteers. BBB partners with San Francisco Hep B Free for their Asian Community Night on Thursday, Feb. 23. Photo by Frank Jang.

    Sit With Hep B Free at Beach Blanket Babylon’s Asian Community Night

    Join Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon for their Asian Community Night on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 8 PM.! Organized by the AsianWeek Foundation, a portion of each ticket will benefit San Francisco Hep B Free – a citywide effort to screen and vaccinate all […]

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  • This Asian Dad Cheers Gingrich Domination of South Carolina

    This Asian Dad Cheers Gingrich Domination of South Carolina

    (btw, happy Chinese/Lunar New Year, in the old days we celebrated by noting “gee it was Chinese New Years last week?” Shame candidates missed their chance to pander to/woo Asian voters) Gingrich just dominated the South Carolina primary.  You can now officially count me in […]

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  • Hep b car to the rescue!

    AsianWeek celebrated the 4th annual Hep B Free Gala with San Francisco Hepatitis-based organizations

    The AsianWeek Foundation, along with the San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force and Hep B Free San Francisco, sponsored the 4th annual Hep B Free Gala: Ending All Hepatitis event at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco on November 4th to raise awareness about Hepatitis […]

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  • As of February 2011, The Hep B Project has provided screenings for 869 people.

    Passionate Hearts for Livers: Students take stand against Hepatitis B

    In the summer of 2009, Kevin Hur, a UC Berkeley student noticed the lack of Hepatitis B services for low socioeconomic populations in the Oakland neighborhood. He gathered about 8 other students and started addressing this issue within the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) population […]

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  • Hep B Free Screenings at NEMS

    City Leaders Welcome New Hep B Free Screenings at San Bruno Ave NEMS

    City and community leaders will help celebrate the grand opening of free public Hepatitis B screenings at North East Medical Services (NEMS) San Bruno Clinic every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on April 14 at noon. Light food and drinks will be provided. […]

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    First Ever Hep B Awareness Calendar Published

    The first ever calendar, dedicated to raising hepatitis B awareness is launching in time for the holidays on Wednesday, December 15 at The Artists Alley in San Francisco. The 2011 Hep B Free calendar titled “Hep B can affect any one of us…” features 13 […]

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  • Top row, left to right: Gem Daus, APIAHF; Jeff Cabellero, AAPCHO; Dr. Garth Graham, OMH-HHS and two of his guests; Pastor Hank Hahm, HBI-DC; Taylor Kim, HBI-DC. Bottom row, left to right: Katherine Bowman and Earline McWilliams, Gilead; Betty Lam, HBI-DC; Betty Lee Hawks, OMH-HHS, Leslie Hsu Oh, HBI-DC; Sun Hi Kim, HBI-DC; Grace Tsai, HBI-DC; Wai-ping Chan, HBI-DC; Thomas Oh, HBI-DC.

    Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington DC Hosts First Annual Gala to Support Hepatitis B Screening and Vaccination Efforts in DC Area

    Arlington, Virginia – The Hepatitis B Initiative of DC (HBI-DC), a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting hepatitis B in at-risk communities, hosted more than 280 attendees at its first-ever benefit gala held Sunday Nov. 14. The event took place at the China Garden Restaurant in […]

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