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Jade Ribbon Campaign

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Spring 2010
MCB 98/198
2 Unit(s)

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About the Course:

Jade Ribbon Campaign DeCal

Join the Jade Ribbon Campaign DeCal and the fight against Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer in the Asian and Asian-American population! The hepatitis B virus (HBV) affects approximately 10% of Asians and Asian-Americans. HBV is the major cause of liver cirrhosis and liver cancer, and is one of the greatest health disparities facing Asian communities worldwide.

Sponsored by Berkeley’s own Team HBV, the first collegiate student organization dedicated to community outreach, education, and advocacy for HBV and liver cancer prevention and control, the Jade Ribbon Campaign DeCal will provide opportunities for students to understand hepatitis B issues, learn from experts about how to market a public health campaign, and gain real-world outreach experience. Students will also gain invaluable life skills through taking part in an actual, resumé-quality outreach project – that is, they will plan, write proposals and interview for grants (actual grant money will be distributed), advertise, AND execute their own project during the designated Hepatitis B Awareness Week in April along with Team HBV members.

This course is a priceless opportunity for those students concerned with medical, Asian-American and public health issues.

 

How to Enroll:

The Jade Ribbon Campaign DeCal

MCB 98/198, Section 1

CCN: 57886 (for MCB 98) or 59173 (for MCB 198)

Time: Thursdays, 5:00pm-6:30pm

Location: 3106 Etcheverry

First class: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 (3rd week of class)

Units: 2

 

Please join us on the first day of class, even if you are unable to add it on Tele-BEARS. If you have any questions, please contact the DeCal facilitators.

Course Contact: jrcdecal(at)gmail.com

Faculty Sponsor: Patrick Lam, Eric Nakagawa

Time & Location:

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Patrick Lam
703106 EtcheverryTh 5p-6:30p2/04started

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