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May 22, 2013 by Deb Schmitz, Executive Director, Pacific Hepatitis C Network
Who we are
The Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) exists to support the community-based response to hepatitis C in the province of British Columbia, the core of which is...
Categories: Program updates
May 15, 2013 by Terri Buller-Taylor, Research Manager (Hepatitis), Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
New hepatitis C resources are available in British Columbia for both health care providers and patients. Designed to improve service delivery and to encourage engagement in care for those affected by hepatitis C, resource topics include...
Categories: Current practice
May 9, 2013 by BCCDC
The Pacific AIDS Network (PAN), in cooperation with the BC Centre for Disease Control, is hosting a 1 hour webinar on Thursday, May 16th from 1:00 - 2:00 PM. Please join us for this important presentation and discussion.
Categories: Events and announcements
May 8, 2013 by Margot Kuo, Epidemiologist, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
Prevalence and incidence are two basic measures of disease frequency used to inform our response to the Hepatitis C (HCV) epidemic. Prevalence is the total number of people living with chronic HCV infection...
Categories: Trend watch
May 2, 2013 by Terri Buller-Taylor, Project Manager, Hepatitis Program, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
An estimated 60,000 British Columbians are affected by hepatitis C. The disease has a heterogeneous presentation and a slow, unpredictable course that leads to serious liver disease and liver cancer.
Clinicians are unable...
Categories: New knowledge