Asian Liver Center
Recent News
Check out the Asian Liver Center's Year in Review for the year of 2013! Click here.
Apply HERE today for a summer internship.
Research Internship Opportunity! Work with our team on a comprehensive decision analysis framework supporting international chronic hepatitis B control policy. Apply today! Contact Dr. Mehlika Toy for questions mtoy@stanford.edu
In high school and interested in making a difference in public health? Click here and apply to be part of the 12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference today!
The USPSTF (US Preventive Services Task Force) just released its recommendation today to screen for hepatitis B infection in at risk adults and adolescents including the foreign born from endemic countries like China and Asia. Check it out here
NEW! Apply today for community outreach internship opportunities in Beijing, China! Click here to learn more
The Medical Mandarin classes offered in the coming year (Winter 2014, Spring 2014) at Stanford University are listed below:

Inde208A/Inde209A: Elementary Medical Mandarin Inde208B/Inde209B: Intermmediate Medical Mandarin
Inde208C/Inde209C: Advanced Medical Mandarin
Inde208D/Inde209D: Professional Medical Mandarin
Congratulations to high school student Zhan Ng for receiving special recognition from the city of Sunnyvale and the Mayor, for championing the Small B Initiative. WATCH this clip on KTSF news!
100 youth came up with 10 ideas in 4 days and 3 nights to save millions of lives. Watch it here.
Dr. So teamed up with real survivors of HBV and liver cancer to create this educational video. Watch here.
Congratulations to past ALC Outreach Coordinator Amy Yu, a fourth year UT medical student, for winning the AMA Physicians of Tomorrow Award! Click here to see more.
New viral hepatitis medical officer position available at the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WPRO). The position will further enhance the partnership between WPRO, the Asia and Pacific Alliance to Eliminate Viral Hepatitis (APAVH) and the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University to address the gaps in prevention, control, education, care and treatment of viral hepatitis in the region. Click here for more details.
The world joins Asian Liver Center's '#joinjade' Jade Ribbon Campaign and World Hepatitis Day activities. Learn more.
"The Asian Liver Center made great strides in local and global communities in 2012. Take a look at what we have been up to here!
Healthcare-associated hepatitis B and C outbreaks reported to the CDC suggests only a fraction of them are detected. 91% occurred in non-hospital setting such as assisted living or skilled nursing facilities. Click here to read more.
Justice department settles with The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey over discrimination against people with hepatitis B! Click here to read more.
The Asian Liver Center's 10th Annual Youth Leadership Conference on Asian and Pacific Islander Health was held during August at the Stanford University campus. Guest Speakers: Cherry Cachero, Dr. Samuel So, Ramey Ko, Charlie Northend, Angie Ayala-Oksanen, Kristin Conner, Xinhong Lim, Amy Brierley, Liz Wiseman, Colin Man, and Christina Wang.

Click here to see pictures! Viewers in China please click here
Watch Dr. So kick off World Hepatitis Day activities in Hong Kong with Hong Kong Hep B Free Foundation, celebrities and hundreds of kung fu masters here.
The White House commemorates World Hepatitis Day 2012 as an opportunity to focus on strengthening and synchronizing global prevention response to viral hepatitis. Click here to read the Presidential Proclamation.
Check out these PSA's by Hong Kong actors Tsui Siu Ming and Law Kar Ying! PSA #1 (Cantonese), PSA #1 (Mandarin), PSA #2 (Cantonese), PSA #2 (Mandarin)
Click to hear the Asian Liver Center's World Hepatitis Day public service announcements featuring the famous Hong Kong movie producer Tsui Siu Ming and actor Law Kar Ying.
CDC issued new updated recommendations for HBV infected healthcare providers and students. Click here to download the recommendations.
Youtube celebrity, KevJumba shows his support for the Jade Ribbon Campaign. Click here to watch the video!
Health Risk Assessment: Are you at risk for chronic hepatitis B? Take our new health risk assessment to find out.
The White House commemorates World Hepatitis Day 2011 as an opportunity to focus on strengthening and synchronizing global prevention response to viral hepatitis. Click here to read the Presidential Proclamation.
Follow Team HBV as we spread hepatitis B awareness across the U.S. and around the world throughout April and May 2012. Track events at all of our high school and collegiate chapters and partnering organizations at http://hbaw.tumblr.com.
HHS Action Plan on Viral Hepatitis 2010: The US Department of Health and Human Services recently completed a draft action plan on viral hepatitis as a response to the 2010 IOM Report (below). Click here to read the draft action plan.
2010 Institute of Medicine Report on Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer: This report documents a national strategy for the prevention and control of hepatitis B and C. Click here to read the report and here for Dr. Samuel So's interview.
A Silent Killer: Dr. Samuel So recently spoke about the dangers of liver cancer and hepatitis B and their toll upon the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities on KQED's Perspective Series, Stanford's 1:2:1 Podcast series, PBS Newshour, NPR.
Celebrities join the Jade Ribbon Campaign: World renown celebrity chef, Martin Yan, is joining the Jade Ribbon Campaign and he wants you to join him. Click here to watch a brief video he filmed. Also see action movie star, Jackie Chan, show his support for the Jade Ribbon Campaign here.
At last a global reponse to viral hepatitis: A million people die from viral hepatitis every year, yet until now the public health response has been patchy and piecemeal, overwhelmed by the sheer scale of the problem. Jane Parry reports here.
DID YOU KNOW THAT ONE IN TEN ASIANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS WORLDWIDE IS LIVING WITH CHRONIC HEPATITIS B?
LISTEN TO DR. SAMUEL SO, FOUNDER OF THE ASIAN LIVER CENTER TALK ABOUT THE DANGERS OF HEPATITIS B AND LIVER CANCER
Santa Clara Hep B Free Asia and Pacific Alliance to Eliminate Viral Hepatitis (APAVH) to support hepatitis B and liver cancer Hep B Moms for hepatitis B and liver cancer Team HBV
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