BC Hepatitis Network provides hepatitis education, peer-to-peer support, peer mentorship and training, hepatitis C screening & linking to care event support, connection to services, and advocacy. We work with people living with hepatitis and others affected, and partner with community-based organizations and government to address concerns about hepatitis prevention, care, treatment access and support.
BC Hepatitis Network also supports work addressing:
- criminalization of people who use drugs
- poisoned drug supply/overdose crisis
- mental health and addiction services
- human rights
- BC Hepatitis Network acknowledges that we work within the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of diverse First Nations of what is often referred to as British Columbia.
BC free from new hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections, with the best possible care and support for those already infected.
To provide a means for sharing information and coordinating mutual support and action that will strengthen the capacity of individuals and organizations throughout British Columbia to prevent new hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections and to improve the health and treatment outcomes of people already living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C.
How We Work
BC Hepatitis Network works in partnership and collaboration with individuals (people with lived and living experience of viral hepatitis, interested community members), community-based organizations, health care providers, health authorities and government to improve hepatitis B and hepatitis C prevention, care, treatment access and support in BC, and address stigma in health care.
BC Hepatitis Network also offers a free and confidential peer-to-peer support and information helpline, Help4Hep BC.