First Nations communities complete hepatitis C training

Health staff from First Nations communities in the Cariboo Chilcotin have completed a basic training course to help educate community members about hepatitis C. Last Friday the staff, elders, doctors and presenters gathered for a workshop about the course at the Ramada Inn Convention Centre. “They’ve gone through the course to raise the general awareness level of Hep C knowledge,” said Dr. Alexandra King who travels to Williams Lake regularly to see he

Dr. Evan Adams Gets Tested for Hepatitis C

FIRST NATIONS LEADER URGES BABY BOOMERS TO GET TESTED FOR HCVWhile standing behind Dr. Evan Adams (Chief Medical Officer of the First Nations Health Authority) in a lunch line May 5th at the Gathering Wisdom Health Fair, HepCBC's President, Rosemary Plummer, decided to ask Dr. Adams if he would be willing to be publicly tested for hepatitis C. He surprised her with an enthusiastic "SURE!" And on July 10th he made good on that promise, even filming a "World