The Week in Review: March 2 – March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018 News Recap: Canada: Northern Vancouver Island VIRAL HEPATITIS Outreach Roadshow Trip 2018 – March 12 – 21, 2018. We are happy to announce that a 10-day roadtrip to northern Vancouver Island is just around the corner! We will be bringing hot-off-the-press posters, pamphlets, and audio-visual resources to community organizations and Friendship Centres, band health centres, and health clinics. See links to some of the resources we...

Ontario: Provincial funding for hepatitis C drugs a game changer, health professionals say

Changes spurred by development of minimally invasive drugs with extremely high cure rates. Health professionals are voicing excitement about new changes regarding the availability of hepatitis C treatment under Ontario's Drug Benefit program. The Ontario government says it will cover the cost of medication for all hepatitis C patients, regardless of the severity of the disease, a move that's being touted as a game-changing decision by health professionals