Category: Hepatitis C

PAN Launches Leadership Course for World Hepatitis Day

  World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is recognized every year on July 28th to bring awareness and encourage global action on the burden of viral hepatitis. The 2022 WHD theme is “I Can’t Wait.”   Explorations in Leadership course There are many ways you can get involved with WHD, including PAN’s new self-guided online course “Explorations… Read more »

Round Table on Community Hep C Screening and Beyond

Date: August 2, 2022 Time: 10 AM Pacific time Join BC Hepatitis Network for our virtual round table on community hep C screening and linking to care! Whether you’ve been doing point-of-care testing for hepatitis C for years, just getting started, or curious and wanting to learn more, join us for a casual virtual discussion… Read more »

  Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Pacific time   This webinar will be presented by: Dr. Kate Salters Research Scientist BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Dr. Mark Hull Research Scientist BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Clinical Associate Professor Division of Infectious Diseases University of British Columbia   On… Read more »

World Hepatitis Day with Action Hepatitis Canada

via Action Hepatitis Canada On Thursday, July 28th, Action Hepatitis Canada will join hundreds of organizations around the world to observe World Hepatitis Day. By taking part in World Hepatitis Day, you can amplify our call for the Government of Canada, as well as every province and territory, to bring urgency to eliminating viral hepatitis… Read more »

Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Time: 10-11 AM Pacific time The Dr. Peter Centre (DPC) is an integrated health care facility that provides holistic complex care for people living with HIV and other health and social challenges. In 2021, the DPC received funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada to lead a Hepatitis C… Read more »

World Hepatitis Day 2022

July 28th is World World Hepatitis Day, a day to raise awareness, educate and advocate. If you have events or resources you wish to share, please let us know. This page will be updated as more information comes in.   PAN Launches Leadership Course for World Hepatitis Day There are many ways you can get… Read more »

Date: July 28, 2022 Time: 9 AM Pacific time   For World Hepatitis Day, this session will share information on how safer supply providers can integrate hepatitis C care into their practice. This will include an overview of hepatitis C testing, treatment and prevention, examples of how other safer supply programs are providing hepatitis C… Read more »

The You Matter Project: Pathways to care for STBBIs

  The You Matter Project: Pathways to care for STBBIs: A guideline and policy recommendations for STBBI testing and linkage to care in British Columbia Provincial Correctional Settings   Although STBBI screening is available on request in correctional centres across Canada, without accepted best practices for opt-out or universal STBBI testing and linkage to care,… Read more »

5 Questions with Jennifer Demchuk, Research Manager

  What sparked your interest in working in the HIV or hepatitis C community? Throughout nearly two decades of work with social justice issues and organizations, there have been strands of HIV and hepatitis C advocacy woven through my experience both personally and professionally. I had a basic understanding of some of the ongoing challenges… Read more »

World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis

from World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis site   June 22-23, 2022, Online Registration is free Featuring leading hepatitis experts and Indigenous leaders in health and wellness, the latest medical and frontline developments in hepatitis testing, treatment and care, the wisdom and knowledge of Elders, lived and living experiences of hepatitis, and cultural performances!… Read more »

Test Link Call project

  The Test Link Call project is helping people with hepatitis C access care, and your organization can be a part of it. The Test Link Call project was originally launched to assist people living with hep C to connect to treatment after release from provincial prison- by providing them with connection to a Peer… Read more »