Category: Hepatitis C

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 »

Date: April 20, 2022 Time: 10 AM Pacific time The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control presents hepatitis B and C Canadian surveillance data by sex, age, province, and territory from 2010 to 2019 and will provide an interpretation of this data in the context of relevant Canadian literature…. Read more »

Webinar: Prison Health is Public Health

Date: April 12, 2022 Time: 9:30 AM Pacific Action Hepatitis Canada has released a new report: Prison Health is Public Health: The Right to Hepatitis C Prevention, Diagnosis, and Care in Canada’s Correctional Settings. People who are incarcerated (PWAI) are identified as a priority population for HCV care, as they are 40 times more likely… Read more »

Please join us  February 15 to review the successes and learnings of 2021, and hear about our plans for 2022. This is a great chance to get connected, ask questions, and let us know how we can best support you in your hepatitis advocacy work. Date: February 15, 2022. Time: 9:30 AM Pacific time Register… Read more »

Description The Executive Director is the key management leader of the Coalition of Peers Dismantling the Drug War Society (CPDDW). The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors and work… Read more »

Via Action Hepatitis Canada Action Hepatitis Canada is inviting you to join us, along with CanHepC, the Canadian HBV Network, and the Canadian Liver Foundation, as a signee to this letter to the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC). We are requesting a re-evaluation of the CTFPHC’s 2017 hepatitis C screening guidelines and… Read more »

Stamina Not Stigma Launches Series of Events

  Via Stamina Not Stigma: Announcing the launch of Stamina Not Stigma, an important community health project for BC’s Southern Gulf Islands region. Drawing on experiences of a diverse group of islanders who supported each other through the worst days of the AIDS pandemic and evolved with the changing realities of living with HIV, the… Read more »

Reaching the Undiagnosed; Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

Date: Thursday, November 25 2021 Time: 10-11 AM Pacific time   The Government of Canada launched a Five-Year Action Plan on Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections (STBBI) in July 2019, following the establishment of Canada’s Framework for Action, Reducing the Health Impact of STBBI in Canada by 2030: A Pan-Canadian STBBI Framework for Action. Coordinated work… Read more »

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, P.C., M.P. Minister of Health Health Canada Sent via email: [email protected] November 17, 2021   Dear Minister Duclos: On behalf of the organizations enumerated above, we write to congratulate you and wish you success as Minister of Health. At this time, our group of community-based and human rights organizations delivering Canada’s… Read more »