The Week in Review: September 15 – September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017 News Recap: Access to Treatment: This was a good week in terms of treatment access (but not, unfortunately, in terms of weather or seismic activity: How very, very sad).  Imagine being sick or on treatment in one of these stricken areas! In Canada Epclusa was approved for use in persons co-infected with HIV. This is very good news. Gilead Receives Approval in Canada for Expanded Indication of EPCLUSA® (Sofosbuvir/Velpat...

Chinese Health Fair, Burnaby 2016

HepCBC's booth at the Chinese Health Fair — at Bonsor Recreation Complex, Burnaby BC, September 18, 2016. POINT-OF-CARE oral HCV tests and FIBROSCANS were offered in CHINESE or ENGLISH to visitors at HepCBC's hepatitis C Info Booth this year through our cooperation with the Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre! We brought 3 wonderful volunteer interpreters, pamphlets, and 3 people who have been cured. VIDC brought Dr. Brian Conway plus 3 great staff, 8...