Wednesday, July 28 is World Hepatatis Day, and Action Hepatitis Canada has developed a social media toolkit to get the word out.
This World Hepatitis Day, join AHC in telling governments that #WeCantWait any longer for action to meet our elimination target by 2030.
CATIE statement on hepatitis C treatment efficacy among people who use drugs
This CATIE statement summarizes the best available evidence on hepatitis C treatment efficacy among people who use drugs. This statement was developed to help service providers in Canada adapt their programs and incorporate this evidence into their messaging and support for clients.
World Hepatitis Day Resources from CATIE
See CATIE’s World Hepatitis Day hub page for education and advocacy resources, including a digital toolkit for getting information out on World Hepatitis Day.
Webinar: Hep Can’t Wait Until After Prison
This session will highlight the project “Pathways to STBBI care in BC prisons” and present preliminary findings from engagements with people with lived/living experience of incarceration and health care workers about STBBI testing in prisons. July 28 at noon Pacific time.
Virtual Point of Care Test Training
This year for World Hepatitis Day, the BC Hepatitis Network will be hosting a virtual hepatitis C point-of-care test training for interested community-based organizations. Learn the process of point of care testing for hep C, and learn about running screenings in your community. July 28 at 3 PM Pacific time.
World Hepatitis Day Canada Event Listing
To commemorate World Hepatitis Day, you can check out some virtual events taking place. See events for policy makers, frontline workers, and prison justice advocates.
PAN webinar: Promoting access to hepatitis C care for youth who use drugs
Do you work with youth who use drugs? If so, join PAN for a webinar with researcher Jessica Jacob as she shares findings from a study looking at how youth who use drugs experience hep C related healthcare access. Discussion will reflect on how frontline workers can support youth in navigating care. Thursday July 22. Soon available for on demand viewing.
The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS will present a webinar that will outline the current epidemiology and treatment landscape for hepatitis C in BC, describe the impact of new treatments on health outcomes among people living with hepatitis C; identify opportunities for improving retention across the hepatitis C cascade of care in BC; and recognize the lived experiences of people treated for hepatitis C in BC. July at 14 noon Pacific time.