Tag: PHSA

PHSA HIV & HCV Prevention, Care and Treatment RFP Update

A redesign of PHSA-held community contracts was initiated in 2014 to better enable the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre to respond to current trends in the HIV and HCV epidemics, and to better align the strategic direction with the Ministry of Health’s Hope To Health Framework, the… Read more »

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has partnered with a number of key provincial stakeholders — including PAN and the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS — and has contracted the Centre for Global Public Health (CGPH) at the University of Manitoba to develop population size estimates for key populations: men who have sex… Read more »

A new online course for Aboriginal people at risk or affected by hepatitis C and front line service providers is now available from the Aboriginal Working Group of Hepatitis Education Canada. The new online tool is designed to help people manage their self-care, whether they are at risk for catching hepatitis C, newly infected, or… Read more »

Healthy Pathways Forward Progress Report Online

The first Healthy Pathways Forward Progress Report, a joint effort between PHSA and the Ministry of Health, has been completed and is posted online at: http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2011/healthy-pathways-forward-progress-report-may-2007-2010.pdf In May 2007, the Ministry of Health released Healthy Pathways Forward: A Strategic Integrated Approach to Viral Hepatitis in BC. This strategic policy document committed public reporting and I… Read more »