Wednesday, May 12, 2010

CISC Receives 2010 Hepatitis B Outstanding Leadership Award


On May 6th, 2010 CISC was honored to receive the 2010 Hepatitis B Outstanding Leadership Award at the 2010 Annual Hepatitis B Forum.  Given by the Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington State, the award is presented to organizations and/or individuals who demonstrate leadership and commitment to raising hepatitis B awareness in the API community. 




The Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington State is dedicated to reducing hepatitis B disease and its complications through innovation, education, and community partnership. Currently, CISC is partnering with the Hepatitis B Community Engagement Workgroup in order to assess hepatitis B awareness levels in the API community and address gaps, barriers, and take advantage of potential opportunities in health services.  Ultimately, this partnership allows CISC to expand its current efforts to improve the health of the API community. International Family Center Coordinator Mabel Kwong (pictured) accepted the award on behalf of CISC

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