World Hepatitis Day 2015 Events

World Hepatitis Day 2013


PLFV Annual World  Hepatitis Day BBQ
Sponsoring Agency: Positive Living Fraser Valley
When: July 28, 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: Jubilee Park, Abbotsford (Marshal Road near the five corners)
Event Details/Contact:  Come join us for an afternoon of music, food, prizes and information on Hepatitis C.  Fraser Health Nurses will be available for confidential Hepatitis C testing and  there will be display booths from a variety of community organizations.  MLA Darryl Plecas will speak at the event around 1:30


World Hepatitis Day – Cranbrook 2015
Sponsoring Agency: ANKORS – East Kootenays
When: July 28 2015 11:30am – 5:00pm
·         Movie Screening – Street Angels 46 17 Ave S, Cranbrook, BC V1C 5A8
·         Rotary Park – 10 Ave S. Cranbrook, BC V1C 4H8
Event Details/Contact: World Hepatitis Day – Cranbrook, volunteers will hand out cupcakes in downtown Cranbrook with the WHD logo on them to community members to inform them of the movie screening. The Brown Bag Lunch will take place at Street Angels and consist of a screening of the Deal With It video. After the screening, a brief discussion of the movie will be provided in order to inform individuals of treatments that are different than described in the movie. After the movie, an awareness display will be held in the highly populated, Rotary Park. This awareness display will include a table with information packages, cupcakes with the World Hepatitis Day Logo, on-site testing and WHD swag. There will also game that will include prizes (Hepatitis C Spinner).
Contact: Michelle Shewell, RSW, Prevention & Community Development Coordinator, [email protected] or 250-426-3383


“Deal With It: Untold Stories of Hepatitis C in Canada” Documentary Screening
Sponsoring Agency: AIDS Vancouver Island
When: Tuesday July 28th, 10am & 1pm
Where: 102- 55 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo
Information & Contact: AVI is hosting two showings of the documentary “Deal with it: Untold Stories of Hepatitis C in Canada”, at 10am and again at 1pm. Nurses will be on site to provide testing, and hep a and b vaccinations. Contact Claire Dineen, [email protected] or 250-753-2437


World Hepatitis Awareness Day Event
Sponsoring Organization: The World Hepatitis Day Vancouver 2015 Planning Committee 
Date: Tuesday July 28th 2015, 11:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Creekside Community Center, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver
Information: There will be an exciting line up of speakers including Ministry representative, People living with HCV and HBV, featuring liver wellness screening, guest Speakers from local organizations, music and fun! We are excited to draw awareness on this very spectacular day by lighting up BC Place Stadium and Science World in Vancouver.
Exhibitor Information: If your organization wishes to have a table at the event, please complete the online Vancouver 2015 World Hepatitis Day Exhibitor Registration survey.  Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Exhibitor registration fee: $70. The registration fee includes a contribution towards the event costs plus the purchase of gift cards (a gift card will be purchased on behalf of every organization who attends from outlets such as Tim Horton’s, Starbucks, iTunes, Google Play etc.).  These will be given away in prize draws on behalf of the exhibitors.  We will acknowledge your contribution as the prizes are drawn and given out.

The registration fee can be paid by cheque made payable to HepCBC, mailed to: HepCBC, Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Society, Suite 206A, 938 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1N9 or the cheque can be brought to us on the day.  Alternatively, you can access the HepCBC site and pay your registration fee by PayPal or by credit card by clicking on the “donate” button.

A detailed venue map and information package will be emailed out to exhibitors approximately 1 week before the event.
Contact: [email protected].


World Hepatitis Day Rally
Sponsoring Agencies: AIDS Vancouver Island, VPWAS, SOLID, HepCBC
When: Tuesday, July 28, 1:30pm
Where: Centennial Square, Victoria
Information & Contact: Join AVI, VPWAS, SOLID, and HepCBC in Centennial Square at 1:30pm. We will then walk together to the Legislature for a 2pm Rally. Special guest speakers, including Councillor Charlayne Thornton-Joe who will bring a declaration from the Mayor’s office, Aboriginal drummers, and info about where to get tested and how to access treatment. Call Hermione for more info: 250-384-2366

World Hepatitis Day Memorial
Sponsoring Agencies: AIDS Vancouver Island, VPWAS, SOLID, HepCBC
When: Tuesday, July 28, 9:00pm
Where: BC Legislature, Victoria
Information & Contact: The Legislature will be lit up with the yellow and red of the hepatitis C ribbon, and we will gather for a short memorial to the many who have passed away due to liver disease. Call HepCBC for more info: 250-595-3892