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Click HERE to apply for 2016 YLC!! Also, check out a video about YLC!

Click here to apply for a Social Media & Marketing Intern position!

Click here to check out some new articles about Hepatitis B!!

Click here to apply for internship posistions at the Asian Liver Center!!
Watch the 2015 World Hepatitis Day message from famous Chinese actress, Yao Chen who has over 77 million Weibo followers
NEW Outreach Coordinator position opening!! Click here to learn more.
NEW Regional Action Plan for Viral Hepatitis in the Western Pacific Region!! Click here to learn more.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for summer internships at Asian Liver Center! Help eradiate HBV! Apply here!
Hi Everyone! Great news for you guys; due to popular demand, we are extending our 13th Youth Leadership Conference at Stanford University application deadline to FRIDAY, APRIL 17th, 2015!!! Here's your last chance to apply so hurry up and click the link ( , the clock is ticking. Invite your friends to come along too!
Open Position: Apply to be the Social Media & Marketing Internship at the Asian Liver Center today!
Join us on March 7 & 8 in San Francisco for Chinese New Year festivities! Don't miss our Jade Dragon in the Saturday parade starting at 5:15 PM. Come meet the ALC Sheep and get FREE prizes on Saturday or Sunday at our booth (no. G44 & G45) located near Grant & Washington streets. For more information please email or visit
High schoolers: want to participate in something fun and meaningful this summer? Applications are now available for YLC 2015! Apply today!
During Jan.15-Feb.25, 2015, Peking ALC is holding “Take Me Home” Jade Ribbon Campaign, calling for people to submit their “OK” photos to Peking ALC’s Weibo/WeChat page. It aims to raise their awareness of and care for family health on their way back home for reunion. Click here to see how to participate!!
Apply today for internship/volunteer opportunity at Peking University! Click here for learn more. Click here to learn more.
Apply today for a position within the WHO Clobal Hepatitis Programme team. As Medical Officer – Hepatitis Treatment he/she will provide scientific expertise in the area of hepatitis screening, care, and treatment with a focus on the development, adaptation, and implementation of relevant normative work; be a focal point for WHO’s HIV treatment guidelines development; develop and maintain a network of organizations and individuals who provide scientific input into WHO's hepatitis-treatment related work; and provide technical assistance to countries. Click here to learn more.
Apply today for a position within the WHO Clobal Hepatitis Programme team. The Strategic Information Officer–Hepatitis acts as the focal point for surveillance and programme-monitoring data related to viral hepatitis. The selected candidate will be qualified to an advanced university degree in public health, epidemiology, social science, or statistics. Experience and skill in the analysis of health data, a proven publication record on strategic-information issues in peer-review journals and excellent partnership building and coordination skills is required. Click here for more details.
Apply today for community and Youth Outreach internship opportunity at Stanford! Click here to learn more.
Asian Liver Center is growing! On November 17, 2014, ALC will open its doors in the newly completed CJ Huang building near Stanford Hospital. This was made possible by a generous donation from Honorary ALC Founder Dr. CJ Huang. The work based in this new building will save countless lives, as we rededicate ourselves to the ultimate goal of eradicating hepatitis B and liver cancer worldwide.
Accepting applications for an intern who can develop/code a user-friendly decision analysis tool for chronic hepatitis B. CLICK HERE for more information. Send your application to Dr. Mehlika Toy at
Asian Liver Center researchers highlights the importance of a comprehensive strategy to prevent, screen, care and treat chronic hepatitis B to reduce the global burden of liver cancer. Click here to read the article.
Now accepting Academic Year Internship applications...APPLY TODAY! Click here for more information.
Check out this job announcement by the World Health Organization. This is a very exciting opportunity to help shape WHO’s hepatitis treatment strategy and to lead the development of some of the key normative documents that will help countries to plan their treatment scale-up.
Dr. So was recognized at White House event for global and national leadership in prevention and treatment of viral hepatitis. Click here to learn more.
Elimination of chronic hepatitis feasible! Click here to learn more.
Experts call for stepped-up hepatitis battle. Click here to learn more.
WHO recruiting senior advisor position on HIV, Hepatitis and STI. Click here to access.
World Health Assembly approved new hepatitis resolution to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Click here to access.
US Preventive Services Task Force recommends routine hepatitis B screening in nonpregnant adolescents and adults. Click here to access.
Call to action to scale up global hepatitis B response! Click here to access.
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
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
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.
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 Peking University YuCorps
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