San Francisco Hep B Update Archive

  • 5th Annual Hep B Gala.

    Join Fight Against Hep B at the 7th Annual B a Hero Gala on Wed. Oct. 8

      Did you know that the San Francisco Bay Area has the highest rates of liver cancer in the nation? Many liver cancers are caused by hepatitis B infection. Hep B disproportionately affects the Asian and Pacific Islander community. Hep B is vaccine preventable and […]

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    Efforts Ramp Up Nationally to End America’s Hepatitis Epidemic

          New Treatments and updated national action plan spur increased community screenings and outreach activity during National Hepatitis Awareness Month SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK/CHICAGO/SEATTLE – May 15, 2014 – In the largest multi-faceted campaign of its kind, local and national organizers in five […]

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  • The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Hep B mobile was out supporting Hepatitis B Free Santa Clara County's bus ad campaign launch targeting the Chinese and Vietnamese population to get tested for #hepatitis B on April 17 along with Congressman Mike Honda, Santa Clara County Supervisors Ken Yeager and Dave Cortese, Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody, NEMS Associate Medical Director Dr. Lynn Liu, El Camino Hospital Director of Community Benefit Barbara Avery, Fiona Ma, Speaker pro Tem Emeritus of the California State Assembly Fiona Ma, AsianWeek Foundation's Ted Fang, and Hep B Free Santa Clara County Campaign Director Arcadi Kolchak.

    Subaru “Hep B Free Mobile” Promotes Community Health and Healthy Living

    - XV Crosstrek Hybrid spreads message of hepatitis B prevention and environmental stewardship at the 10th Annual Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration -     SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 14, 2014) – Subaru and the AsianWeek Foundationwill introduce the new Subaru “Hep B Free Mobile” at […]

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  • SF Hep B Free Executive Director Genevieve Jopanda, AsianWeek Foundation's Angela Pang and Susan Ma with the Subaru Hep B Mobile at Oracle Arena on Jan. 28.

    Warriors Asian Heritage Night Raises Over $3,000 for Hep B Awareness

        San Francisco, CA (February 4, 2014) – The Golden State Warriors Asian Heritage Night on Jan. 28 raised over $3,000 for San Francisco Hep B Free and AsianWeek Foundation‘s hepatitis B awareness efforts As an active partner in the SF Hep B Free […]

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    Be a Hep B Warrior at the 6th Annual Hep B Free Gala on Sept. 18!

      Join the Golden State Warriors in spreading the message of preventing Hep B and liver cancer! We are all Hep B Heroes, and for this night we become Hep B Free Warriors as well. Wednesday, September 18, 2013 No-Host Cocktail Reception 6pm-7pm Dinner and Silent Auction 7pm-9pm […]

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  • From left to right: Assemblyman Phil Ting, Fremont Councilmember Suzanne Lee Chan, San Leandro Councilmember Benny Yee, ThinkTank Learning CEO Steven Ma, AsianWeek Foundation's Ted Fang, SF Hep B Free Honorary Chair Fiona Ma, SF Hep B Free Executive Director Genevieve Jopanda, and SF Supervisor Malia Cohen. Photo by Pauline Chan.

    Hep B Free Receives $10,000 Donation

     San Francisco, CA – San Francisco Hep B Free and ThinkTank Learning announced today a new public-private partnership to fight Hepatitis B disease. The first project of their collaboration will be to coordinate the largest simultaneous screening event for Hepatitis B in California on World […]

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    North East Medical Services Daly City Clinic Launches Free Hep B Screenings to Target Filipino Community

    WHAT: On Thursday, July 18, North East Medical Services (NEMS) in conjunction with Hep B Free San Mateo County and San Francisco Hep B Free, will host a community launch of free weekly hepatitis b screenings at the NEMS Daly City clinic. Community leaders and the public will be […]

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    National Hepatitis Testing Day Celebrated Coast to Coast

        This year, the largest community-organized viral hepatitis testing/treat-now campaign was coordinated in three of America’s largest cities affected by hepatitis disease: San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. Leaders in each city announced free and low cost hepatitis screenings and unveiled a new […]

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    AHSC Health Screenings Part of National Hepatitis Testing Day

      Testing for Hepatitis B and C is available all day at the Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) this Saturday, May 18 at  San Francisco’s Civic Center as part of a nationally coordinated effort to increase community outreach for all Americans on the second annual […]

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  • SF Hep B Free Delegation with Dr. John Ward and staff at Center for Disease Control and Prevention Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia

    SF Hep B Free Meets with National Leaders in D.C. & Atlanta on Efforts to End Hepatitis B Disease

        San Francisco, CA— A delegation from SF Hep B Free led by Honorary Chairperson Fiona Ma and Chairperson Dr. Stuart Fong met with Congressional leaders, and leaders from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington DC and the U.S. Centers for Disease […]

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