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Changes to The Epclusa Product Label for Use in Pediatrics

Changes to The Epclusa Product Label for Use in Pediatrics

The FDA approved Epclusa (sofosbuvir and velpatasvir) oral pellets (200/50 mg and 150/37.5 mg) for the treatment of genotypes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6, chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in pediatric patients who are at least 3 years of age. The approval is based on...

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Changes to The Mavyret Product Labeling For Use in Pediatrics

Changes to The Mavyret Product Labeling For Use in Pediatrics

FDA approved Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) oral pellets (100mg/40mg) for the treatment of pediatric patients 3 to less than 12 years of age weighing less than 45 kg with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 infection without cirrhosis or...

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HRSA Vulnerable Rural Hospital Assistance Program

HRSA Vulnerable Rural Hospital Assistance Program

'Vulnerable Rural Hospital Assistance Program' Application Portal is Now Open The Center for Optimizing Rural Health's (CORH) application portal for the HRSA-funded Vulnerable Rural Hospital Assistance Program (VRHAP) is now open. The portal will remain open until...

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2021 PBRN Virtual Conference starts June 24th

2021 PBRN Virtual Conference starts June 24th

This year's theme is PBRNs: Embracing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Attend from Anywhere - Join this fully virtual conference from work, home or any convenient location. Insightful Presentations - Enjoy thought provoking panel discussions and presentations from...

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West Virginia Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment Project

West Virginia Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment Project

West Virginia University researchers are conducting two surveys to learn more about the needs of cancer survivors and the healthcare professionals that treat them in our communities across the state. Cancer survivors and their caregivers face significant needs during...

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Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19

Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19

Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19 SAMHSA is committed to providing regular training and technical assistance (TTA) on matters related to the mental and substance use disorder field as they deal with COVID-19. Our TA programs are delivering great...

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