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Mission Critical Health teams up with
Hepatitis Foundation International

WELLINGTON, FL, July 28 2014 —Mission Critical Health signs agreement with Hepatitis Foundation International to develop a series of evidence based liver health educational videos. Our mutual goal is to educate an international audience about liver health, promote healthy lifestyle choices and reduce the incidence of preventable liver-related chronic diseases.

“According to the CDC, Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the most common chronic blood borne infection in the United States; approximately 3.2 million Americans are chronically infected. We feel improved patient prevention education is needed to increase awareness and reduce risks,” said David Holden, Senior Producer for Mission Critical Health. “This liver health series of educational videos contains empowering information to help patients better understand the impact their lifestyle can have on liver health.”

HFI's CEO Ivonne Fuller states, "As HFI celebrates World Hepatitis Day, this strategic partnership with Mission Critical Health allows the Foundation to reach a larger audience with quality education to stem the rising tide of liver disease nationwide and globally."

The Hepatitis Foundation International

The Hepatitis Foundation International (HFI) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization established in 1994 working to eradicate chronic hepatitis for 500 million people globally. HFI is dedicated to increasing and promoting health and wellness, as well as, reducing the incidence of preventable liver-related chronic diseases and lifestyles that negatively impact the liver.  Some of these diseases include; obesity, diabetes, hepatitis, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease and fatty/liver cancer.

The Hepatitis Foundation International implements its mission through our touchstones to educate, prevent, serve, support and reach over 5 million patients and health care professionals annually through our public and private partnerships.

Mission Critical Health

Mission Critical Health (MCH – http://www.MissionCriticalHealth.com) is a public health and safety educational company. MCH works with healthcare distributors and organizations to ensure these new educational resources are made available to healthcare facilities, clinics, administrators, physicians, nurses and patients. The Mission Critical Health news reports and case studies are currently distributed through network partners reaching 1,200 acute-care hospitals, 1,400 assisted living communities and 14,000 Physicians / offices.

Media contacts:
media@hepatitisfoundation.org
questions@missioncriticaltv.com

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