On Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 HepCBC had an info booth at the Seniors' 55+ Resource Fair and luncheon at the Aboriginal Mother Centre Society at 2019 Dundas Street, Vancouver. Fifty or more women and children, even a couple gentlemen, enjoyed a lovely meal, great company, interesting info booths, "endless" door prizes, and a very riveting performance by "Butterflies in Spirit". This is a local group of Aboriginal women dancers and drummers who each are dancing
The following photos are from the event at the Carnegie Centre in Vancouver on World Hepatitis Day 2016.
The ads have a simple message: "Get tested for hepatitis C" plus a little bit about why. They were both inside and outside buses and Skytrains in 7 British Columbia cities during the entire month of July. The cities: Kelowna, Nanaimo, Prince George, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, and Victoria. HepCBC tried to give presentations to the City Councils of all 7 cities, to urge their mayors to declare World Hepatitis Day, to take a photo with the ads (see Nanaim...
Photos from World Hepatitis Day, Vancouver 2015, held at Creekside Community Centre, near False Creek (Vancouver, BC, Canada) Wild Moccasin's enthusiastic Metis dancer does a jig and soon thereafter gets the crowd a-jigging along with her! Andrew Oldham, general mgr. and producer of Rolling Stones from 1963-1967, speaking of many in entertainment industry with hepatitis C - rolling out the Generation Hep Dot Com "B
Here you go! Links to the great photos many have been viewing on the World Hepatitis Day Vancouver 2014 FACEBOOK page - this is for the non-Facebook people who haven't seen them yet. This is a 3-page slideshow so when you think it's over, go back to the beginning and move to page 2, then same to page 3. This is our first NextGEN Gallery Slideshow and may be our last if you know of a better Slideshow program let HepCBC know. Thanks! The link:World Hepatitis
Deal With It! Watch this trailer about a new movie about hepatitis C in Canada at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvbpqKF964k.Come to see it. FREE. In VICTORIA, BC. Refreshments provided!TIME: Tuesday, May 27, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.LOCATION: 1947 Cook Street, Victoria (Main Meeting Room of Victoria VIHA Health Unit)FREE PARKING. Main doors locked this time of night. Go to the right of the main door; we're the first door around the corner.Brought to you by
HepCBC's President in Victoria Times Colonist article http://www.timescolonist.com/liver-patients-seek-volunteers-for-transplant-recovery-in-vancouver-1.602041
For more information about World Hepatitis Day 2013 activities in British Columbia, click on the city name. IF YOU DON'T SEE YOUR CITY OR NEAREST TOWN LISTED, LET US KNOW and we will put you in contact with the nearest organization in your area which can give you information or support. Hopefully next year, there will be a hepatitis awareness event in every part of British Columbia! ABBOTSFORD CAMPBELL RIVER COURTENAY GRAND FORKS NANAIMO NELSON SMITHERS SU
My liver is failing rapidly, and my greatest stressor is waiting for a transplant, not knowing if it will come in time. I feel like a ticking time bomb. However, in order to qualify for a liver transplant in BC, I need to prove I have a dedicated "Social Support" person or team available in Vancouver for several months (before, during, and after the transplant). However I live in the Interior of BC; I cannot afford to bring someone to Vancouver with me, an