2017 World Hepatitis Day Events in British Columbia

 

July 28th is World World Hepatitis Day. Scroll down for information about what’s going on in your community. If you don’t see your community listed here, check the Canadian Society for International Health site- they are also keeping track of events

 

Canada

CATIE is hosting a webinar on July 26 that will review some of the major Hep C developments of 2017. Participants will hear from health-care providers about how changes in treatment access are affecting frontline realities. 

 

Abbotsford

Date: July 28, 2017

Time: 11 AM- 2 PM

Sponsor Organization: Positive Living Fraser Valley Society

Event Details: Positive Living Fraser Valley Society (PLFV) is pleased to announce an exciting in honour of World Hepatitis C Day. The event will include information on viral Hepatitis, free confidential testing (including fibroscans provided by Dr. Farley’s office), public health nurses, draw prizes as well as free food and drinks!

Location: Positive Living Fraser Valley Society.

108A – 32883 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC

Ph: 604-854-1101

Email Positive Living Fraser Valley Society for more information.

 

Prince George

Date: July 28, 2017

Time: Various times (see event details)

Sponsor Organization: Positive Living North Prince George

Event Details: Positive Living North Prince George will be providing the following events on July 28:

  • HCV Bingo at the Fire Pit Cultural Drop-In Centre facilitated by the PLN Education Team from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Community BBQ and HCV Information Table at the Prince George Four Seasons Pool Community Park from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • HCV Quiz in the Prince George Citizen with the winner drawn at the Fire Pit at 2:30 p.m.

Contact Positive Living North Prince George for more information.

 

Vancouver (Downtown Eastside)

Date: July 27, 2017

Time: 9 AM – 9 PM

Sponsor Organization: Consumers’ Board of the Carnegie Centre, Red Road Society, AIDS Vancouver. Vancouver Native Health, Positive Living B.C., Carnegie Community Centre, Hep C B.C., Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre

Event Details: The Consumers’ Board of the Carnegie Centre will present a World Hepatitis Day event as in previous years. There will be presentations, lunch, dinner, door prizes, videos, info booths, testing, etc. Everyone welcome.

Location: Carnegie Centre, 401 Main Street at Hastings

 

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