Category: Hepatitis C

BC-CfE Per-SVR Newsletter

  Via BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Per-SVR is part of the development of Treatment as Prevention® for HCV strategy in British Columbia. Per-SVR (PrEseRvation of Sustained Virological Response) is a longitudinal cohort study following people who have been successfully treated for HCV using Direct-Acting Antivirals (DAAs). Clients are eligible if they are 19… Read more »

Hepatitis B: Lessons from the CASL Single Topic Conference 2023

  This year, the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL) hosted a single topic conference from September 29th to Oct 1st, bringing together a group of national and international experts in Hepatitis B research and practice in Calgary to discuss the Progress towards Hepatitis B elimination in Canada. Acute Hepatitis B is… Read more »

BC Hepatitis Network Seeks New Board Members

  BC Hepatitis Network is actively seeking board members (executive and members-at-large). This is an ideal opportunity for a team member (including a person with lived and living experience of viral hepatitis) in a community organization or group who is looking to have an impact at the governance and strategic level.   What’s exciting? BC… Read more »

HIV/HCV Peer Support Group- Partnership Invite

Want to partner with us? Options for Sexual Health is seeking to collaborate with other community-based organizations to facilitate a 6-week peer support group for women* in Vancouver living with HIV/HCV. For more information, please visit our survey. If interested, please complete the survey and/or drop our team a line at ketc[email protected] or [email protected]. *inclusive… Read more »

6-month Contract Posting Duration: Full time (35 hours per week), 6-month employment contract Location: Hybrid – remote and in-person. Travel within BC may be required. Reports to: Executive Director, BC Hepatitis Network Compensation: $42.35 – $43.95 per hour Start Date: September 15 – March 15 2024   Posting Date: July 24, 2023       … Read more »

World Hep Day 2023

On Friday, July 28th, World Hepatitis Day (WHD) will be recognized to bring awareness and encourage global action on the burden of viral hepatitis. The 2023 World Hepatitis Alliance’s WHD theme is “We’re Not Waiting.” Hepatitis Education Canada defines hepatitis as a general term meaning inflammation of the liver. There are many forms of hepatitis… Read more »

BC Hepatitis Network Needs Your Input!

BC Hepatitis Network (BCHep) needs your input! Could you spare 5 minutes to participate in a hepatitis C (HCV) education content survey? The BCHep Community Education Program is developing new HCV education programming that reduces stigma and increases knowledge of HCV. Broad topic areas include prevention, testing, treatment, and support. Your experience and knowledge will… Read more »

Hep C Diversities

  Wednesday July 19, 2023. 9 AM-2:15 PM Pacific time   World Hepatitis Day is on July 28, and in the lead up we’re offering this virtual event to look at the layers of living with hepatitis C. We’re mixing together the voices of people with lived experience, social science, and academic research to bring… Read more »

  June 28, 2023 10-11:30 AM Pacific time This webinar is presented by CATIE in partnership with the Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada. In preparation for World Hepatitis Day, this webinar will host a panel discussion on reigniting efforts to eliminate hepatitis C in Canada and showcase… Read more »

Canadian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Day 2023

Today, Thursday May 11th, marks the second annual Canadian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Day. With a global focus on access to testing and equitable access to care, viral hepatitis could be eradicated in modern society. Dating back to 2016, World Health Organization (WHO) issued the first Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis with a goal… Read more »