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The Week in Review: Dec 14 – Dec 21, 2018

Friday, Dec-14-18

News Recap

  • COMMUNITY DINNER January 10th at OUR PLACE in HONOUR of PHIL WILKIN
  • Hepatitis C course starting in January
  • Cirrhosis of the liver a ‘silent epidemic’ among young adults, women
  • NZ: Pharmac to fund new Hep C treatment
  • New strains of hepatitis C found in Africa

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/12/21/the-week-in-review-dec-14-dec-21-2018/

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

Friday, Dec-14-18

News Recap

  • COMMUNITY DINNER January 10th at OUR PLACE in HONOUR of PHIL WILKIN
  • Hepatitis C highlights from The Liver Meeting 2018
  • Links to the Presentations at the 7th Annual Liver Forum in Vancouver (October 19, 2018)
  • Read Joan King’s and Laurel Gloslee’s “Hep C Stories” in new CATIE booklet
  • History of Segregated Indian Hospitals in Canada
  • Celebrating 25 Years of World AIDS Day in Vancouver!

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/12/14/the-week-in-review-dec-7-dec-14-2018/

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The Week in Review: Nov 30 – Dec 7, 2018

Friday, Dec-7-18

News Recap

  • Renally-Impaired Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection Find Success with Low Dose of TDF
  • Join Us to Honour & Remember Our Friend Phil Wilkin

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/12/07/the-week-in-review-nov-30-dec-7-2018/

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The Week in Review: Nov 23 – Nov 30, 2018

Friday, Nov-30-18

News Recap

  • Phil Wilkin: 1957 – 2018: R.I.P.
  • Novel Surrogate End Point Proposed in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/11/30/the-week-in-review-nov-23-nov-30-2018/

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The Week in Review: Nov 16 – Nov 23, 2018

Friday, Nov-23-18

News Recap

  • Links to a Non-Academic Online Journal and a Blog about Viral Hepatitis
  • Elimination of Hepatitis C and the Imperative for Trauma-Informed Care
  • Hepatitis C Is Detectable in Rectal and Nasal Fluid
  • Targeted Hepatitis C testing misses substantial number of cases in correctional setting

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/11/23/the-week-in-review-nov-16-nov-23-2018/

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The Week in Review: Nov 9 – Nov 16, 2018

Friday, Nov-16-18

News Recap

  • Push to test for hepatitis C in Richmond
  • HepCBC Reaches Inmates through Info-Fairs at 8 Federal Prisons in BC

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/11/16/the-week-in-review-nov-9-nov-16-2018/

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The Week in Review: Nov 2 – Nov 9, 2018

Friday, Nov-9-18

News Recap

  • Gilead Presents Latest Data from Viral Hepatitis Research Programs at The Liver Meeting® 2018
  • High Prevalence of Cirrhosis in Adults with Chronic HBV at a Safety-Net Hospital
  • Meet HepCBC’s New Board for 2018-2019

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/11/09/the-week-in-review-nov-2-nov-9-2018/

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The Week in Review: Oct 26 – Nov 2, 2018

Friday, Nov-2-18

News Recap

  • Report on the Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) 2018 Fall Conference in Kelowna
  • Aging and Viral Hepatitis B and C: A New Study
  • Mortality Rates Higher in Acute Hepatitis E Than Hepatitis A
  • Potential markers identified for early detection and prevention of liver cancer
  • Novel Biomarkers Predict Mortality in Hepatitis B-Associated Liver Failure

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/11/02/the-week-in-review-oct-26-nov-2-2018/

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The Week in Review: Oct 19 – Oct 26, 2018

Friday, Oct-26-18

News Recap

  • HepCBC Annual General Meeting INVITATION TO ALL
  • 7th Annual Liver Forum 2018 in Vancouver!
  • Interleukin IL-22, a new target to inhibit the progression of liver disease
  • Does Pharma Try to Influence Patient Advocacy Groups such as HepCBC?

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/10/26/the-week-in-review-oct-19-oct-26-2018/

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The Week in Review: Oct 5 – Oct 19, 2018

Friday, Oct-19-18

News Recap

  • Want a Say in the Direction of HepCBC?
  • UC researchers recommend universal screening to tackle rise in Hepatitis C.
  • Does Cannabis Use Reduce Cirrhosis Risk in HCV Patients?
  • HepCBC at the Coast Mental Health Clubhouse.
  • HEP C & PRISONS Webinar NOW AVAILABLE for online viewing!

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/10/19/the-week-in-review-oct-5-oct-19-2018/

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The Week in Review: Sep 28 – Oct 5, 2018

Friday, Oct-5-18

News Recap

  • Is hepatitis C virus micro-elimination feasible among prison populations? Let’s look at the world’s first prison to eliminate hepatitis C!
  • Physicians and NPs in British Columbia Currently Treating Hepatitis B and/or Hepatitis C: Updated October 2, 2018
  • First Human Case of Rat Strain of Hepatitis E Seen in Hong Kong

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/10/05/the-week-in-review-sep-28-oct-5-2018/

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The Week in Review: Sep 21 – Sep 28, 2018

Friday, Sep-28-18

News Recap

New HBV pamphlets in Chinese Simplified and Traditional.

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/09/21/the-week-in-review-sep-14-sep-21-2018/

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The Week in Review: Sep 14 – Sep 21, 2018

Friday, Sep-21-18

News Recap

  • A Deadline and an Invitation: HepCBC Seeking Board Members, Members, and Volunteers before October 3rd, 2018
  • Key Messages from Dr. Julio Montaner at World Hepatitis Day Vancouver 2018
  • HepCBC Info Tables Pop Up in Variety of September Venues

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/09/28/the-week-in-review-sep-21-sep-28-2018/

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

Friday, Sep-14-18

News Recap

  • Showcasing HepCBC’s Translation Team
  • HepCBC Volunteers Return to the Kitchen Table
  • New test aims to help identify thousands in B.C. unknowingly living with hepatitis C

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/09/14/the-week-in-review-sep-7-sep-14-2018/

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The Week in Review: Aug 31 – Sep 7, 2018

Friday, Sep-7-18

News Recap

  • London Drugs Launches Potentially Life-Saving Hepatitis C Screening at Pharmacies in BC Lower Mainland.
  • Hundreds of patients from Stittsville medical centre tested for hepatitis and HIV.
  • Inovio (INO) Initiates Phase I Study on Hepatitis C Vaccine.
  • Coffee, Pot Linked to Lower Mortality From Hepatitis C.

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2018/09/07/the-week-in-review-aug-31-sep-7-2018/

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