World Hepatitis Day 2018

Saturday 28 July, 2018 marks World Hepatitis Day, a global health awareness day on viral hepatitis. This year’s World Hepatitis Alliance campaign enjoins people to find the “missing millions”. It’s estimated that around 300 million people are living with viral hepatitis (hepatitis B or C)...

Moving forward with a Blueprint to inform HCV Elimination Efforts in Canada 

Aim & development processCanHepC is leading a joint effort towards the development of a blueprint to inform HCV elimination efforts in Canada. The aim of this document is to provide guidance on how to address HCV with specific and measurable objectives that are relevant to the Canadian...

CanHepC National Stakeholder Workshop “A Blueprint for a Hepatitis C National Action Plan"

CanHepC organised a one-day workshop gathering cross-Canadian stakeholders on June 13, 2018 to discuss progress with the HCV blueprint, present and revise the drafts from the working groups and get input and feedback on the objectives and targets identified. The workshop was attended by...

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CanHepC webinar: informing HCV Elimination Efforts in Canada

Webinar: Engaging and informing HCV Elimination Efforts in Canada: Blueprint for HCV National Action Plan Friday, May 4, 2018, 12 noon ESTRECORDINGSLIDES (pdf)

The Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC) is leading a joint effort reuniting expertise within its Network of researchers...

CanHepC Annual Meeting group photo 2018, Toronto

CanHepC member’s only Annual Meeting 2018

The 3rd CanHepC Annual Meeting took place in Toronto on Thursday 8 February, 2018 gathering over 90 of our member investigators, knowledge users, collaborators, and trainees.

The main objective of the meeting was to discuss progress within each of the ongoing CanHepC research cores...

Toronto Canadian Liver Meeting 2018

7th Canadian Symposium on HCV highlights

The 7th Canadian Symposium on HCV (CSHCV) took place in Toronto on Friday 9 February, 2018.

The CSHCV took place as part of the Canadian Liver Meeting (CLM), a new meeting co-organised by CanHepC, the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL) and the Canadian Association...

CanHepC trainees award recipients

Congratulations to our CanHepC trainees!

The recipients of the 7th Canadian Symposium on HCV Poster & Oral presentations awards are:

Best graduate student poster – Yasmin Saeed  Best graduate student poster – Rasika Kunden Best oral presentation – Lucy Newman-Hogan & Dustin Dapp Best postdoctoral fellow poster – Che...
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Dr Houghton presenting at the Bacon & Eggheads Parliamentary Breakfast

Winning the battle against Hepatitis C - Bacon & Eggheads Parliamentary Breakfast

CanHepC sponsored the latest Bacon and Eggheads breakfast lecture on Parliament Hill looking back at the 30-year career journey of Dr Micheal Houghton, a pioneer in hepatitis C discovery and research. 

The Bacon & Eggheads lectures bring together Parliamentarians with experts in...

CanHepC Trainees & Staff raising awareness for WHD 2017

World Hepatitis Day 2017

Friday 28 July 2017 marked World Hepatitis Day and on this occasion the CanHepC trainees and staff members took to the streets to inform and increase awareness for hepatitis C, encourage people to get tested and educate on the various treatments available.

Over 300 “Get tested, know...

The Power of Health Research Canadian researchers working together to eliminate hepatitis C

CIHR Feature story on CanHepC

To mark World Hepatitis Day, the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) featured a story about researchers from our network (Drs Naglaa Shoukry, Jordan Feld, Julie Bruneau & Mel Krajden) on the power of health research and working together towards the elimination of hepatitis C....

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