The National Medical Association (NMA) has released a consensus panel paper, Hepatitis C: A Crisis in the African American Community.
The NMA is the nation’s largest and oldest association of African American physicians. Faced with the startling facts on the burden of Hepatitis C (HCV) in the African American community, NMA Past President Rahn K. Bailey, MD convened experts to make recommendations to address this crisis.
Andrew Muir, MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine and director of clinical research (Gastroenterology) and director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research at Duke Clinical Research Institute, is co-chair of the panel that prepared the report.
Read the NMA news release for more background.