HONOReform

The following is a guest post by Dr. Evelyn McKnight, cialis founder and president of HONOReform (Hepatitis Outbreaks’ National Organization for Reform). I remain troubled by the news that 4,277 patients on Long Island, because of improper use of an insulin pen, have been placed in harm’s way (“Nassau hospital’s call to test injected patients seen […]

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Lauren Lollini and Evelyn McKnight of HONOReform are calling attention to unsafe injection practices with their new “Survivor Stories Blog.” According to the CDC, since 1999, “more than 125,000 patients in the United States have been notified of potential exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and HIV due to unsafe injection […]

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HAIs in the News: The Tennessean, December 31, 2012 The Tennessean provides coverage of unsafe injection practices and Peter Eisler’s recent USA Today article. Evelyn McKnight, 57, contracted hepatitis C a decade ago while being treated for cancer at a Nebraska oncology clinic. The virus required six months of debilitating drug treatment on top of […]

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The following message is provided by the HONOReform Foundation in response to the national meningitis outbreak. MENINGITIS OUTBREAK REINFORCES NEED FOR SAFE INJECTIONS Safe Injection Practices Can’t be a “Shot in the Dark”      The leading national advocacy organization for injection safety today said the current multi-state outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to contaminated […]

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The following message is provided by Evelyn McKnight, help the founder and president of HONOReform Foundation. May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day, which may seem to be just another health observance.  Unfortunately, as someone who contracted hepatitis C as a result of unsafe injection practices, I know the importance and urgency of testing for hepatitis. Over […]

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The HONOReform Foundation, a national advocacy organization dedicated to protecting patients through safeguarding medical injection safety practices, has announced the expansion of its mission to Nevada by including three Nevadans on its Board of Directors. Evelyn McKnight, the president of Hepatitis Outbreaks’ national Organization for Reform Foundation (www.HONOReform.org), serves as the patient spokesperson for the […]

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Please join the HONOReform Foundation in its fundraising opportunity HONOR Walk for Reform on Sunday, ask October 9, 2011. The HONOReform Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit entity formed by  Evelyn and Tom Mcknight and others in 2008 following a 2002 Nebraska hepatitis C outbreak where Evelyn and 99 other Nebraskans were affected.  The aim of […]

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A U.S. Congressional briefing scheduled for Monday, order July 25th, 2011 will address safe injection practices and the problematic growth of healthcare transmission of hepatitis and HIV, particularly in non-hospital settings. The congressional briefing, “Injections without Infections: Eliminating the Healthcare Transmission of Bloodborne Diseases,” will examine the increased frequency of healthcare transmission of hepatitis and […]

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