The 7th Canadian Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus (CSHCV) took place in Toronto in February 9th, 2018 under the theme “Toward the Elimination of HCV: How to Get There”.

This year, 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 of Hepatology Nurses (CAHN). For this first program of the CLM, organisers successfully managed to attract researchers, healthcare practitioners and community-based groups with interest in Hepatology.

The CSHCV, was chaired by Jordan Feld and Sonia MacParland and attracted a record number of 328 attendees. As in previous years the Symposium included presentations by CanHepC trainees and members on some of the latest research discoveries in the field of hepatitis C in Canada and showcased some exciting keynotes presentations. It was a unique gathering of scientists, clinicians, affected communities, policy makers trainees and front line workers in the area of HCV from Canada and internationally. 

>> Download the abstract book

>> Read the 7th CSHCV proceedings article published in the Canadian Liver Journal

>> Watch the presentations