The Week in Review: Jan 11, 2019 – Jan 18, 2019

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 News Recap: Photos of January 10, 2019 HepCBC Community Dinner in Memory of Phil Wilkin at Our Place Victoria, BC January 10, 2019. A community dinner was held today at Our Place Society in memory of HepCBC’s Board Member and Prison Outreach Committee founder, Phil Wilkin. It was a truly blessed evening and we are happy to share these great photos (many thanks to photographer and event organizer, Tracy, of Our Place). Invitation

Photos of January 10, 2019 HepCBC Community Dinner in Memory of Phil Wilkin at Our Place

Victoria, BC January 10, 2019. A community dinner was held today at Our Place Society in memory of HepCBC’s Board Member and Prison Outreach Committee founder, Phil Wilkin. It was a truly blessed evening and we are happy to share these great photos (many thanks to photographer and event organizer, Tracy, of Our Place!): http://www.hepcbc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190110_PhilDinner_Photos_opt.pdf Details: HepCBC raised the money ($750 donated to Our

The Week in Review: Dec 21, 2018 – Jan 4, 2019

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 News Recap: Hepatitis B Treatment, Viread, Approved in USA for Children Under 12 Hepatitis B in children is of particular concern, as the younger a person is when she/he contracts HBV, the greater likelihood of developing the chronic form of the disease. While HBV vaccination (primarily of users of IV drugs, or of infants born to HBV+ mothers) remains the greatest HBV-related public health challenge for Canada, we also should con...

Update: Memorial Dinner will Honour Phil Wilkin at Our Place next Thursday, January 10th

400-500 community guests are expected to attend a complimentary dinner in honour of HepCBC Board Member, Phil Wilkin, at Our Place (919 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC) on Thursday, January 10th from 5 pm - 6 pm. Phil passed away unexpectedly of sudden cardiac arrest on November 24th. HepCBC, with Our Place’s great help, is organizing this dinner, both in raising the funds ($800) and getting volunteers to help with serving and cleanup. As of Jan. 3rd, we are...

The Week in Review: Dec 7 – Dec 14, 2018

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 News Recap: COMMUNITY DINNER January 10th at OUR PLACE in HONOUR of PHIL WILKIN Philip Wilkin, who passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 24th, 2018, was a man with the true spirit of giving. Phil sat on various committees designed to improve health and welfare of prisoners within the Canadian Prison System, and actively advocated for education, treatment and prevention. To help celebrate his achievements, HepCBC has set up a GoFundMe...

COMMUNITY DINNER January 10th at OUR PLACE in HONOUR of PHIL WILKIN

Philip Wilkin, who passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 24th, 2018, was a man with the true spirit of giving. Phil sat on various committees designed to improve health and welfare of prisoners within the Canadian Prison System, and actively advocated for education, treatment and prevention. To help celebrate his achievements, HepCBC has set up a GoFundMe page to collect $1000 to host a COMMUNITY DINNER at OUR PLACE Thursday, January 10th from 5-6 pm.  400-5