Hepatitis C
conference in New York City, May 26-27

The Hepatitis C
Harm Reduction Project is holding a hepatitis C-related
conference, titled "Drug Using Communities and Hepatitis C:
Practice, Research, and Policy," May 26-27 in
Brooklyn, N.Y. Organizers expect 300 social service
providers, medical professionals, researchers, and people
living with or affected by hepatitis C to attend. The event
will include presentations on hepatitis C prevention,
testing, treatment, research, policy, and alternative
therapies. Break-out sessions will include
"Integrating Hepatitis C Into HIV Programs" and "HIV and
Hepatitis C Coinfection." The conference will be held
each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel,
333 Adams St. A suggested registration donation of $25
is suggested, but organizers say those who cannot afford to
pay will not be turned away. For more information,
visit the Harm Reduction Coalition's Web site at www.harmreduction.org, send e-mail to Ramirez@harmreduction.org,
or call (212) 213-6376, ext. 46.

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