March 6th BCCDC presentation in Prince George, BC

By Cheryl Reitz The March 6th BCCDC presentation in Prince George was a long-awaited experience for HepCBC! Several of us had been very interested when the BC Centre for Disease Control presented its research into the hepatitis C Cascade of Care in BC. Using their agency's huge database, researchers showed that of the 73,320 British Columbians who contracted or were diagnosed with hepatitis C in the 20 years between 1992 and 2012, approximately 25% ...

BC Centre for Disease Control releases massive report on Hepatitis C

The BC Centre for Disease Control presented a new study on hepatitis C Monday – photo 250News The BC Centre for Disease Control’s new report on Hepatitis C was compiled from data on more than 1 million people collected between 1992 and 2012. About 73,000 British Columbians have Hepatitis C and 18,000 have yet to be diagnosed. Somewhat surprisingly, the report found “no differences” between Hepatitis C care in rural and remote communities in the p...