Category: Hepatitis C

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 »

Which provinces are on track to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030? Learn, in Progress Toward Viral Hepatitis Elimination in Canada 2021 Report from Action Hepatitis Canada. The report looks at six considerations: Elimination planning Hepatitis C testing Hepatitis C testing to treatment link Hepatitis C treatment Hepatitis C prevention Hepatitis B prevention   Download here… Read more »

We’re excited to announce the Pilot Program of the Hepatitis C Leadership Program, coming up in July 2021. It will be delivered live online.  Are you a person with lived experience of hepatitis C who would like to embark on a leadership journey? This is an exciting opportunity to discover and connect on an individual,… Read more »

Which provinces are on track to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030? Be the first to see the results of the Progress Toward Viral Hepatitis Elimination In Canada: 2021 Report. For the last several months, the team at Action Hepatitis Canada has been working to produce this report, the first of its kind in Canada. Using… Read more »

Get your Help4HepBC tote bag

BC Hepatitis Network is currently offering handy tote bags to BC community-based organizations for use in outreach efforts or community events. The tote bags also help get the word out about the Help4HepBC helpline, a free and confidential peer-to-peer support program that connects peers of lived experience of hepatitis C by phone and text. Some… Read more »

As we head into a new fiscal year and welcome the onset of spring, we would like to take a moment to update members and allies on our work in light of the continuing dictates of COVID. On an operational level, PAN’s own programs and services continue to be impacted as both BC and Canada… Read more »

Hepatitis C Testing Technologies Visual Resource

As the project coordinator for the Hepatitis C Leadership Project, I wanted to learn more specifics about the various hepatitis C testing technologies. During a conversation focused on community knowledge-building with Dr. Sofia Bartlett from the BCCDC, it was recognized that creating a visual summary of hepatitis C testing technologies could be useful for community…. Read more »

Survey: Hep C Elimination Planning in BC

The push to eliminate hep C in BC is on – and community is key to success in reaching the 2030 target date. BCHN defines community in this context as community-based organizations, people with lived and living experience, and anyone impacted by hep C.  The ‘we’ referred to in the following refers to ‘community-based organizations’ specifically. Click… Read more »