ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Founded in 2006 as the Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington DC, HBI is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission is to mobilize communities to address health disparities, including preventing infectious diseases and liver cancer (by detecting HBV and HCV infections early) that affect vulnerable populations. Through collaborative partnerships, our organization provides culturally and linguistically appropriate outreach, education, screening, testing, vaccination, linkage to care, and patient navigation services for impacted communities to promote immigrant health equity.
To mobilize communities to prevent liver diseases caused by viral hepatitis among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, African immigrants, and other high-risk groups. HBI’s goal is raise funds so we could continue to bring quality health care services to communities where language, income, and/or transportation may be a barrier to their access.