World Hepatitis Day 2022

I can't wait! World Hepatitis Day

Today, July 28th, is World Hepatitis Day. For the occasion, we’ve regrouped different initiatives, online tools, articles, videos and other activities organised by CanHepC and our partners.

  • In this video, CanHepC member Daryl Luster, Peer Programs Lead at the BC Hepatitis Network, delivers a vibrant message about his own lived experience of hepatitis C and his journey through treatment before the DAA era. 
  • CanHepC Student trainee article looking back at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hepatitis C elimination in Canada, lessons learned and where to go next.
  • CanHepC World Hepatitis Day statement and what we are doing to contribute to regional elimination efforts in Canada.
  • Action Hepatitis Canada’s World Hepatitis Day page (also in French) contains media talking point social media content, shareable messages and images.
  • CAPAHC World Hepatitis Day infographic (in French).
  • CATIE World Hepatitis Day webpage (also in French) includes helpful resources to help you spread the word about viral hepatitis elimination, access new information and keep up to date on emerging issues in hepatitis C.
  • CATIE multimedia toolkit for World Hepatitis Day, contains images, videos and sample messaging to promote the day in your organization's newsletter or social media channels.
  • CATIE Executive Director Laurie Edminston wrote an opinion piece about hepatitis C elimination in Canada
  • Visit the Canadian Liver foundation’s Facebook pages (English, French) to learn more about viral hepatitis and other resources available.
  • If you have missed it you can now watch the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis which took place this past June 2022.
  • The pewaseskwan Indigenous Wellness Research group has a number of ongoing project focused on the health of people living with hepatitis C that brings traditional Indigenous knowledge and medicines to the forefront.
  • waniska, is an Saskatchewan/Manitoba Indigenous-led center for research on HIV, hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted and blood borne infections, check out their current projects page to learn more about hepatitis c related initiatives.
  • INHSU Intervention Toolkit, developed to inform and inspire global hepatitis C testing, diagnosis, linkage to care and treatment for people who use drugs.
  • This Changed My Practice article by CanHepC member Dr Mel Krajden & colleague Dr Jim Gray on why healthcare providers should consider offering once off hepatitis C screening to certain birth cohorts & immigrant groups in BC.