Tag: Action Hepatitis Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada Cutting Funding to Canadian AIDS Service Organizations HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund will leave many Canadians living with HIV or Hep C out in the cold, with several established service organizations having their funding partially or completely cut. Ottawa, ON, Canada, October 12, 2016 – Just two weeks… Read more »

Action Hepatitis Canada – Petition for National Hep C Strategy

In May 2016, the 194 member states of the World Health Organization (WHO), including Canada, adopted the first ever Global Viral Hepatitis Strategy with the goal of eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030. The elimination of HCV across Canada will require federal leadership. An effective national strategy would align and coordinate all of those involved in… Read more »

Action Hepatitis Canada Update

AHC Atlantic Members Meeting – June 6-7, 2016 For those of you who weren’t there, we had a great 1.5 days of meetings in Halifax! It was a really great opportunity to connect with new members, and long-standing members that we had never met yet in person. We are awaiting the final report which we… Read more »

Last week the AHC released a position paper on the need for a national strategy to eliminate hepatitis C. We will be hosting a briefing and Q&A on this position paper on: Tuesday, March 22 at 12:30 ET. Call-in #: 1-866-465-6318 or 416-915-1249 Conference Code:  2760674   Watch for similar briefing/Q&A sessions for each of… Read more »

A letter was sent on September 18 to Hon. Minister Ambrose, urging her, as Federal Minister of Health, to endorse the World Health Organization/Pan-American Health Organization Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis, on behalf of the Government of Canada. The 67th Session of the Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas will… Read more »