Tag: aboriginal health

May is National Aboriginal Hepatitis C Awareness Month

BC EVENTS Date: May 31, 2015 Time: 12:00 – 4:00pm Location: Britannia Community Centre, 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver Co-hosted by: BC Centre for Disease Control, World Hepatitis Day Vancouver Planning Committee, First Nation Health Authority, HepCBC Hepatitis C Education & Prevention Society, Pacific Hepatitis C Network, Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth & Families, and… Read more »

Aboriginal peoples are disproportionately impacted by HIV, other sexually transmitted infections and hepatitis C. Aboriginal-specific programs that raise awareness of STIs and deal with broader challenges facing Aboriginal communities may be one way to complement existing services among Aboriginal peoples.       Around the Kitchen Table incorporates indigenous traditions into HIV, STI and hepatitis… Read more »