Research Alert: March 25, 2021

Webinar - HIV and Hepatitis C in Rural Areas: Prevalence, Service Availability, and Challenges

Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Time: 10:00 am Pacific, 11:00 am Mountain, 12:00 pm Central, 1:00 pm Eastern
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
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The webinar is free, no registration is required, but participation is limited to the first 500 to log-on that day. If you are unable to attend, you will be able to access the recording, archived on the Gateway website.

About the Webinar

Speakers will highlight findings from recent work on estimating HIV prevalence and maternal hepatitis C prevalence in rural areas across the U.S. Speakers will also discuss findings from a qualitative study on the challenges and promising practices in addressing HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks in rural areas. Presenters for this webinar include Katherine Ahrens and Amanda Burgess from the Maine Rural Health Research Center.


Katherine Ahrens
Katherine Ahrens, PhD, MPH
Maine Rural Health Research Center

Amanda Burgess
Amanda Burgess, MPPM
Maine Rural Health Research Center

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