Sign On Letter: Ask Secretary Clinton to Raise Profile of Viral Hep as Urgent Public Health Priority
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Sign On Letter: Ask Secretary Clinton to Raise Profile of Viral Hep as Urgent Public Health Priority

September 1, 2016

Secretary Hillary Clinton Hillary for America Post Office Box 5256 New York, NY 10185-5256

Dear Secretary Clinton,

As a national group of healthcare providers, advocates, and patients dedicated to preventing and treating viral hepatitis, we welcome your recent comments in Cleveland regarding the high price of pharmaceutical drugs to cure the hepatitis C virus (HCV). We are encouraged by the broad support for government action on the high price of pharmaceutical drugs, especially those for viral hepatitis, and to see this issue being directly addressed by elected officials at all levels of government. However, we are writing you today out of concern that your current healthcare platform does not specifically or adequately address the national and international viral hepatitis epidemics. We must work together to raise the profile of hepatitis B and C as urgent public health priorities.. .. .. ..

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