Model Programs for
Hepatitis A, B, and C Prevention

 

 Family planning clinics 

    


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Michigan Department of Community Health
Provides hepatitis B vaccine to state-funded family planning clinics. Posted 1/19/01

Minnesota Department of Health, Family Planning Immunization Program
Helps state Planned Parenthood clinics provide VFC funded vaccines for their clients 18 and younger.
Posted 5/4/01

New Hampshire Family Planning Program
Contracts with clinics statewide to provide hepatitis A, B, and C education and hepatitis A and B vaccine.
Posted 2/15/01

Background Information
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Recommendations:

“Hepatitis B Virus: A Comprehensive Strategy for Eliminating Transmission in the United States Through Universal Childhood Vaccination: Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP)”
Source: MMWR, November 22, 1991, Vol. 40 (RR-13): 1-19
http://aepo-xdv-www.epo.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/m0033405/m0033405.asp

“Prevention of Hepatitis A Through Active or Passive Immunization: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)”
Source: MMWR, October 01, 1999, Vol. 48(RR12): 1-37
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4812a1.htm

“Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines" (Includes information on hepatitis B and hepatitis A vaccination)
Source: MMWR, May 10, 2002, Vol. 51 (RR-6)
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5106.pdf

“National Hepatitis C Prevention Strategy: A Comprehensive Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus Infection and its Consequences”
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Summer 2001
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/c/plan/index.htm

Journal Articles:

"An Economic Assessment of Pre-vaccination Screening for Hepatitis A and B"
Source: Public Health Reports, Nov-Dec 2003, Vol. 118(6):550-558
Click here for PubMed abstract

"A Review of the Case for Hepatitis B Vaccination of High-Risk Adults"
Source: The American Journal of Medicine, March 2003, Vol. 114(4):316-8
Click here for PubMed abstract

"Hepatitis A and B Vaccines"
Source: MMWR, January 24, 2003, Vol. 52(RR01):34-6
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5201a2.htm

"Hepatitis B Vaccination: How to Reach Risk Groups"
Source: Vaccine, November 22, 2002, Vol. 21(1-2):1-4
Click here for PubMed abstract

"Achievements in Public Health: Hepatitis B Vaccination--United States, 1982-2002"
Source: MMWR, June 28, 2002, Vol. 51(25):549-552,563
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5125a3.htm

"Hepatitis B Vaccination of Adolescent and Adult High-Risk Groups in the United States"
Source: Vaccine, November 1998, Vol. 16, Supplement:S27-29
(Click here for PubMed Abstract)

Related Organizations:

Center for AIDS Prevention Studies
http://www.caps.ucsf.edu

Resources for Providers

"Brief Sex History Questionnaire"
Source: Immunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org/sxhx/index.htm

"Disease Burden from Hepatitis A, B, and C in the United States"
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/resource/dz_burden02.htm

Letter to HIV Prevention Providers
Source: State of New York Department of Health
This letter provides HIV prevention providers with information and resources about the prevention of viral hepatitis infection. Although written to program managers in New York state, the New York Department of Health has made this letter available for others to use as a prototype.
http://www.hepprograms.org/std/hivprevention.pdf

"Viral Hepatitis Compendium"
Source: Disease Control Newsletter, Minnesota Department of Health, Vol. 30(7):45-56
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/dpc/ades/dcn/0211dcn.pdf

"Vaccines to Prevent Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B"
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/idu/hepatitis/vaccines.pdf

“Compendium of HIV Prevention Interventions with Evidence of Effectiveness”
Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention-HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis Project, November 1999 (Revised on August 31, 2001)
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pubs/hivcompendium/hivcompendium.htm
http://www.caps.ucsf.edu/FSindex.html

Information for Clients
All IAC education materials are copyright free and we encourage you to use them! Documents designated by "(PDF)" are in Adobe Portable Document Format.

"HBF Drug Watch: Compounds in Development for Chronic Hepatitis B"
Source: Hepatitis B Foundation

Hepatitis A, B, and C: Learn the Differences

Do I need any vaccinations today?
A 2-page screening questionnaire for adult patients to find out about what shots they need.

Are you at risk for hepatitis A?
Use this questionnaire to assess your patients' risk factors.

Are you at risk for hepatitis B?
Use this questionnaire to assess your patients' risk factors.

Are you at risk for hepatitis C?
Use this questionnaire to assess your patients' risk factors.

Questions Frequently Asked About Hepatitis B
IAC's most popular piece on hepatitis B. Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish (in revision)      

Every Week Hundreds of Sexually Active People Are Infected with Hepatitis B
A hepatitis B brochure for adults. Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish      

Every Week Hundreds of Teenagers and Young Adults Are Infected with Hepatitis B.
A brochure for teens and parents. Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish (PDF)
Cambodian
(PDF)
Chinese
(PDF)
Hmong (PDF)
Korean
(PDF)
Laotian
(PDF)
Russian (PDF)
Tagalog
(PDF)
Turkish (PDF)
Vietnamese
(PDF)

If you have sex, read this . . . and stop a killer STD from sneaking up on you!
Use this article to help convince young women to get vaccinated against hepatitis B. Reprinted from Mademoiselle.

Immunizations . . . not just kids' stuff
Adult immunization brochure.
Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish      

Vaccinations for adults—you're never too old to get shots!
A visual table covering all adult vaccinations.
Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish (in revision)      

Are you 11–19 years old? Then you need to be vaccinated!
Covers all vaccinations for teenagers.
Also available in the following language(s):

Spanish      

Hepatitis A Vaccine Information Statements
Download camera-ready copies of CDC's hepatitis A VIS in a choice of 28 languages.

Hepatitis B Vaccine Information Statements
Download camera-ready copies of CDC's hepatitis B VIS in 30 languages. This VIS is also offered in audio format in English and Spanish.


Immunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org
admin@immunize.org


Hepatitis Prevention Programs

http://www.hepprograms.org
admin@hepprograms.org


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