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Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection Coll2011.054*
Coll2011.054*  
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Description
Correspondence, notes, activity reports, meeting rosters, HBV testing forms, articles, HBV manual, and pamphlets documenting activities of the Sacramento Hepatitis B Project, 1982-1984. The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it.
Background
The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 in Sacramento, California, in order to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it. The project further sought to "educate and coordinate services to high risk groups." Dr. Kenneth Brock, a clinical social worker, served as coordinator of the project.
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0.1 linear foot. [2 folders]
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