BC’s Nurse Practitioners Can Now Prescribe Treatment for Hepatitis C

PharmaCare now accepts Special Authority requests from NPs for HCV treatments! Best HCV treatment and elimination news we've heard in ages...this should help many more people get into BC's HCV treatment pipeline and make Elimination of Hepatitis C in BC by our goal of 2030 much more likely! As of October 30, 2019, Nurse Practitioners in BC have been permitted to fill out "Special Authority Requests for Hepatitis C treatment. These are the prescriptions ne

Key Messages from Dr. Julio Montaner at World Hepatitis Day Vancouver 2018

On September 13th at the Downtown Eastside Carnegie Centre, Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, updated the audience about the massive ongoing international program for the elimination of hepatitis B and C (and other forms of viral hepatitis). The World Health Organization has called for Global Elimination of Viral Hepatitis by 2030 and Canada has "signed on" to this call and furthering its goals both internationally a