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Living well with Hepatitis C virus infection

Provides information for people living with hepatitis C on how to prevent its spread and how to stay as healthy as possible.

Published: 2003
The reproductive care of women living with hepatitis C infection  
http://www.sogc.org/guidelines/public/96E-CPG-October2000.pdf

Provides accurate, current information to those offering reproductive care to women living with HCV. Also intended to raise awareness of HCV in both the medical and general populations. LInk requires PDF reader.

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Published: 2000
Hepatitis C in pregnancy  
http://www.cps.ca/caringforkids/pregnancy&babies/HepC.htm

Outlines the ways in which a child can become infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), including the risk of HCV transmission from an infected mother to her child.

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Published: 1997
"Nothing about us without us": greater, meaningful involvement of people who use illegal drugs: a public health, ethical, and hu

Explains why people who use illegal drugs must be meaningfully involved in Canada’s response to HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C (HCV), and injection drug use, and the benefits of greater involvement.

Published: 2005
"Nothing about us without us": greater, meaningful involvement of people who use illegal drugs: a public health, ethical, and hu  
http://www.aidslaw.ca/publications/interfaces/downloadFile.php?ref=1314

Examines why it is important to increase meaningful involvement of people who use illegal drugs in the response to HIV and hepatitis C (HCV), and how this can be done.

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Published: 2005
HIV and HCV transmission: guidelines for assessing risk: a resource for educators, counsellors and health care providers  
http://www.cdnaids.ca/web/repguide.nsf/24157c30539cee20852566360044448c/bf682de4cf7b55d285256ecb00558c53/$FILE/HIVHCV%20Transmission%20Guidelines%20English.pdf

Offers a framework for judging the levels of risk of HIV transmission through various activities, summarizes the implications of the current medical and scientific evidence on HIV transmission, and discusses risk reduction strategies and psychosocial factors which may affect a person's ability to adopt them. These guidelines are intended for educators, counsellors, health care providers and others who provide information and support about safer sex, substance abuse and HIV transmission in various community settings.

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Published: 2004
Hepatitis C information for health professionals  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/hepatitis_c/pdf/hepcInformation.pdf
Provides basic information on Hepatitis C, including detailing high-risk populations, prevention measures. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Hepatitis C and injection drug use  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/hepatitis_c/pdf/aboutFactsSheet1.pdf
Provides information on Hepatitis C. Presents statistical data on drug use, and includes prevention startegies. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Unlocking our futures: a national study of women, prisons, HIV and hepatitis C  
http://www.pasan.org/Publications/Unlocking_Our_Futures.pdf
Investigates perceptions and lived experiences of federally incarcerated women regarding HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C (HCV). Documents the specific needs of federal women prisoners regarding HIV/HCV prevention, care, treatment, and support. (See Details)
Published: 2003
A coordinated approach to HIV and hepatitis C research in Atlantic Canada: how do we get there? A feasibility workshop for an A  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/A%20Coordinated%20Approach%20to%20HIV%20and%20Hep%20C%20Research.pdf
Discusses gaps in HIV/Hep C research and argues for a coordinated, multidisciplinary & regional response to these research needs. (See Details)
Published: 2003