Our Accomplishments

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Over the years, HBI-DC has served the following communities:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burmese, Cambodian, Cameroon, Chinese, Egyptians, Ethiopian, Filipino, Ghanaian, Hmong, Indian, Indonesian, Korean, Laotian, Mongolian, Moroccan, Nepalese, Nigerian, Pakistani, Saudi Arabian, Sierra Leone, Somalian, Sudan, Syrian, Taiwanese, Thai, and Vietnamese.

In 2017, we were able to accomplish the following:

5,140 individuals who may be at-risk for liver diseases were provided in-person education.

2,688 Hepatitis B screenings were provided to at risk individuals.

2,692 Hepatitis C screenings were provided to at-risk individuals.

121 individuals infected with HBV (4.5%) were identified and linked to care services.

97 individuals infected with HCV (3.6%) were identified and linked to care services. This includes 51 patients (53%) with a high viral load.

93 patients were successfully screened for HIV.

55 Screening Events were attended by HBI-DC in 2017 for events that spanned across DC, MD, and VA.

Since 2006

Over 22,000

individuals were provided in-person education.

Over 14,000

at-risk individuals were screened for Hepatitis B.

Almost 8,000

at-risk individuals were screened for Hepatitis C since 2013.

Almost 2,000

at-risk individuals were screened for HIV since 2016.

Over 5,000

at-risk individuals were provided free Hepatitis B vaccinations.

Over 650

individuals infected with HBV (average 5%) were identified and linked to care services.

Over 200

individuals infected with HCV (average 3%) were identified and linked to care services.

Over 500

Hepatitis B and C education, screening, and/or vaccinations were organized

HBI-DC is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our organization’s mission is to mobilize communities to prevent liver diseases caused by viral hepatitis among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, African immigrants, and other high-risk groups.

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Address
1725 I Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006

Phone, Fax & Email
Phone: (571) 274-0021
Fax: (202) 792-6882
Email: info@hbi-dc.org