Tag: Victoria

AVI presents a ‘Lunch & Learn’ on the topic of Hepatitis C for Healthcare and Service Providers. They will cover the basics of hepatitis C including testing, transmission, and community resources, followed by an update on current and upcoming treatments provided by treatment nurses. Light lunch and refreshments provided. Victoria: Wednesday March 25th 12:00pm-2:00pm Access… Read more »

Are you are Aboriginal living with and or affected by HIV/AIDS and live in Victoria/surrounding area and want to meet and share with other people who understands the struggles that encompass that? Then come to a storytelling/sharing circle hosted in Victoria by the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network for the Family Matters project February 10th and… Read more »

World Hepatitis Day Events

HepCBC has been busy compiling a list of World Hepatitis Day events around the Province. Check out the one closest to you!   Abbotsford: Your Health… Be Invested… Get Tested When:  July 26, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: McCallum Ave. and 5 Corners Jubilee Park, Abbotsford For more information, CLICK HERE  … Read more »

A new report by the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research (CARBC) reveals that Victoria’s drug users continue to share dirty needles after the closure of the city’s only needle-exchange facility. About 400 people a month used the facility, which opened more than 20 years ago. In May 2008, the needle-exchange was evicted from… Read more »