Category: Hepatitis C

Opportunity in question

  Or rather, what is the opportunity within a question? We all like answers because of the opportunity to inform, educate, or clarify. Behind every great answer, however, sits an equally valuable question. The Canadian Liver Foundation recently launched their ‘Just Ask’ campaign to recognize March as Liver Health Month. They invite people to participate… Read more »

  To support applicants in submitting Letters of Intent to the current open solicitations for the HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund (CAF) and the Harm Reduction Fund (HRF), the Public Health Agency of Canada will be hosting additional Question and Answer sessions prior to the submission deadline of January 29th, 2021 at 3… Read more »

Funding Opportunities for Hep C Projects

Gilead Sciences Canada Inc. has launched the CONNECT-C 2021 HCV Grant Program. The program will support well defined projects that aim to improve HCV diagnosis and linkage to care in two of Canada’s priority populations: People who inject or use drugs People with experience in the federal or provincial prison system No more than CAD… Read more »

During these uncertain times it’s vital for frontline service providers and community based workers to have accurate and up to date information about COVID-19. This virtual two hour workshop covers the biomedical basics of COVID-19 and considers the implications of COVID-19 on communities affected by HIV and hepatitis C. Developed by CATIE and adapted for… Read more »

C Beyond Art Contest for people affected by hep C

  The C Beyond Art Contest is for anyone impacted by hepatitis C.  Community members and those supporting them are encouraged to submit their personal art. All contestants have the opportunity to describe the meaning behind the art and how they were affected by HCV. The purpose of this contest is to celebrate those impacted… Read more »

Aiming to launch in the spring of 2021, the Hepatitis C Leadership Pilot Program will bring together peers of lived experience of hepatitis C in the spirit of leadership development and community building. As a program trainer you will have the unique opportunity to play a role in helping guide peers on a journey of… Read more »

Got a Minute for Hepatitis C?

    Do you have lived experience of hepatitis C and live in BC? Your thoughts, feelings, and opinions will help build the future leadership training program: Click here to complete the Hepatitis C Leadership Project survey for people with lived experience   Are you part of a community-based organization, public health agency, health authority,… Read more »

Charting the Map: a reference for peer navigators

Just as awareness and urgency towards BC’s target for elimination of hepatitis C is growing, so is the base of education resources to support community efforts. A great example is the BC Hepatitis Network (formerly the Pacific Hepatitis C Network) reference guide for peer navigators called ‘Charting the Map’. Relevant and timely, the purpose of… Read more »

The Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) is excited to invite your participation in a short-term project that aims to gather perspectives, knowledge, and wisdom to inform the multi-stakeholder BC HCV Elimination Forum, scheduled for February 2021. To encourage commitment and action towards eliminating hepatitis C in Canada, the Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CANHepC) plans… Read more »

October 5, 2020 arrived with the announcement of the Nobel Prize for Medicine being jointly awarded to three scientists for their 1989 discovery of the hepatitis C virus. The scientific work of Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice answered a significant question: since hepatitis A and B had already been discovered and… Read more »

2019-20 Year in Review: Training and Leadership

The Year in Review   PAN’s Training and Leadership department offers in-person training events, virtual knowledge sharing and capacity building events; and a wealth of continuously updated resources via our website.  As in years past, we have presented a range of in-person events. However, with the emergence of COVID-19, we had to reshape the events… Read more »