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Webinar Title: Public Health Impacts of the Opioid Epidemic: Vulnerability to Blood Borne Infections and Overdose Death
The purpose of this webinar is to enable participants to increase their knowledge about the public health impacts of the opioid epidemic and associated vulnerabilities to infectious disease such as hepatitis C. This webinar will specifically analyze data from the state of Pennsylvania.
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to,
Discuss the background of this assessment
Explain the results from the Pennsylvania assessment
Describe the future indications and next steps for Pennsylvania and beyond
Lauren Orkis, DrPH, MPH, CIC Viral Hepatitis Coordinator PA Department of Health
Speaker Lauren Orkis has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
The staff and faculty involved with the planning of today’s event do not have any conflicts of interest to disclose. The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The representations and opinions expressed in this presentation are solely those of the author(s) and do not represent the views or policies of MA AETC, the University of Pittsburgh, or its funding agencies.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.