New Program Looks for Hepatitis B,C Patients for Research

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- Hepatitis Support Network of Hawaii and Infections Limited Hawaii created a new program for people with hepatitis B or C who would like to be informed of openings for hepatitis research studies in Hawaii.

HOPE Registry Program will help attract clinical trails to Hawaii through rapid enrollment, offer economic advantages to the community and provide new treatments years before they are available for general use.

HSNH is offering free testing for hepatitis B and C at a number of locations around the state.

For information about testing sites, free hepatitis B vaccinations or to sign up for the HOPE Registry program, call (808) 373-3488 or (808) 221-6204.