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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Share Hepatitis B fight: Stanford University students, Silicon Valley team up to fight infection

In a small, modest office overlooking the heart of Palo Alto, Mie-Na Srein, corporate outreach and programs coordinator for the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, is persuading corporations in Silicon Valley to take action against hepatitis B.

Sixteen years after its establishment as a grass-roots campaign, the Asian Liver Center is thinking big. The nonprofit recently launched a corporate outreach program with a five-step employer tool kit that integrates hepatitis B wellness and education into existing corporate wellness programs. It is an easily implemented wellness program that employers can use to bring visibility to hepatitis B in the workplace for the benefit of their employees and the community's overall health, Srein said.

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