A better liver through chemistry: Pauktuutit takes aim at hepatitis C

National Inuit women's association develops partnerships, continues awareness campaign on viral infection Though it’s current prevalence within the Inuit population is still unclear, Pauktuutit, the national Inuit women’s association, wants to ensure that Inuit understand the risks posed by hepatitis C and how to protect themselves from it. To that end, Pauktuutit teamed up with their long-time partner, the Canadian Aboriginal Aids Network, for an awar

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit

Eliminating Viral Hepatitis in Aboriginal Communities of BC British Columbia's Aboriginal communities (both rural and urban) are at particular risk of viral hepatitis (B and C) for a variety of reasons, including a common practice of shared vaccination needles a few decades back, frequent "top-up" transfusions following childbirth, various Residential school practices, endemic hepatitis B in the far north, distrust of confidentiality in small local health