Category: Hepatitis C

Action Hepatitis Canada Invites You to Connect

Action Hepatitis Canada says that invitations to present about their Progress Report continue to come in. They have shared the Progress Report at the PAHO Meeting of the World Hepatitis Alliance. They will  present at the ECHO+ Annual Liver Conference in Alberta on October 23, and are preparing for a meeting with an Assistant Deputy… Read more »

The Year in Review, 2020-21

  Message from PAN Leadership   The theme of this year’s PAN annual report is Doubling Down in Dual Public Health Emergencies.  When talking about the theme for this year’s report and our upcoming AGM. (Register now), we wanted to convey both the challenges facing our sector and communities, but also the strength and resilience of the… Read more »

  The HIV-HCV Knowledge to Action (K2A) program is offering Community Registration Scholarships for free attendance (virtual or in-person) to this year’s Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH 2021). These scholarships are intended to encourage the participation of people with lived experience (HIV and hepatitis C, as well as people working in Community-Based Organizations whose… Read more »

LIVE from INHSU: HepTok series

LIVE from the International Network on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU) conference is  the HepTok series of free events. They will take place from October 13 to 15. You can register to any or all of the events using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IrsujrzbRe6uscpoM8dsmQ Download poster to share

This summer the Hepatitis C Leadership Project moved into the training phase. This pilot project supported people with lived experience of hep C to consider the leadership skills they have, and build towards their visions of growth. Watch this short video to learn how they evaluated their experiences.     For more information about the… Read more »

via CATIE: CATIE, Canada’s source for HIV and Hepatitis C information, is partnering with AVI Health & Community Services to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on HIV-Hepatitis C Testing. This course is being delivered to frontline workers across Vancouver Island. CATIE’s HIV and Hepatitis C Testing course aims to develop in-depth knowledge of testing technologies, approaches to testing,… Read more »

Hepatitis C Leadership Project Update

Today is World Hepatitis Day, a perfect one to bring you up to speed on our Hepatitis C Leadership Project   In July 2021, PAN launched the Hepatitis C Leadership Project Pilot program. We initially developed this peer-led initiative to bring together hepatitis C community leaders to model their skills and knowledge and inspire other… Read more »

World Hepatitis Day Events and Resources

Updated! Resources 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… Read more »

HIV and Hepatitis C Testing Course

via CATIE: CATIE, Canada’s source for HIV and Hepatitis C information, is partnering with Vancouver Sex Work Community Alliance to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on HIV and Hepatitis C Testing. This course is being delivered to frontline service providers across British Columbia who support sex workers or who might benefit from further awareness about… Read more »

Webinar: Hep Can’t Wait Until After Prison

Topic: Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infection (STBBI) Testing in Prisons Date: July 28, 2021 Time: 12 noon – 1:15 PM Pacific time Register in Advance   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   Details This webinar is for health providers (e.g., nurses, doctors, mental and social… Read more »

Date: July 22, 2021 Time: 10 AM Pacific time Hepatitis C is highly treatable, and once a person begins treatment, they can be cured within a few months. Yet starting treatment isn’t as easy as that for many.  In this webinar, researcher Jessica Jacob will share findings from a study looking at how youth who… Read more »

World Hepatitis Day course

In the leadup to World Hepatitis Day, CATIE, Canada’s source for HIV and Hepatitis C information, is partnering with the BC Hepatitis Network to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on Hepatitis C Treatment. This course is being delivered to frontline workers across British Columbia. CATIE’s Hepatitis C Treatment course aims to develop in-depth knowledge on the treatment of hepatitis… Read more »