The Week in Review: April 14, 2017 – April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017 News Recap Canada Well the last report from the final leg of HepCBC’s Road Trip to BC’s Interior 2017 is in. What a journey!! – and so much work!! This report focusses on events in the Kootenay region of BC, and I’m really impressed at how much Rosemary and Cheryl were able to accomplish!  Amazing. Awareness of hepatitis C in BC’s more remote and small communities is growing and this is due to the hard work of the many advocat...

Hepatitis C “Greyhound” Roadshow to Interior of BC, Part 3 of 3 (March 17-25)

By Rosemary Plummer, RN (President of HepCBC) and Cheryl Reitz, MA (long-time HepCBC volunteer) Backtracking: Part 1 covered Cheryl Reitz’ solitary March 14-16 Greyhound journey from Vancouver through Lytton, Spences Bridge (Cook’s Ferry First Nation), and Cache Creek (Bonaparte First Nation). Original plan was for Rosemary, who would be traveling by car, to meet Cheryl in Castlegar March 19. However, the weather took quite a turn for the worse. After muc

Selkirk College Student Nurses Bring HEPCBC and ANKORS to Hepatitis C Info Event

HepCBC was thrilled to get an invitation to a Selkirk College student nurse-initiated seminar in Castlegar, BC March 20, 2017. Robin Tomlin, HepCBC Board Member from nearby Robson, coordinated with the students, Janelle Jaworenko and Katrina Verigin, and their instructor Tammy McLean. Robin joined our President, Rosemary Plummer, RN, and Volunteer Cheryl Reitz for the day. Starting at 8 am sharp, we presented "Hepatitis C 101," bringing in all the latest