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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
Sex differences in injecting practices and hepatitis C: a systematic review of the literature  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/04vol30/dr3014ea.html
Assesses the influence of gender on drug users' injection initiation, sharing behaviour, and cleaning/disinfecting behaviour. Argues for the development of gender-sensitive education and prevention programs. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Hepatitis C in Canada: analysis of community- and national-level initiatives: environmental scan - October 1999 to February 2000
Determines the activities and initiatives being undertaken prior to the 1999/2000 inception of the Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program (HCPSRP), so that it can be used as a benchmark in the overall evaluation of the HCPSRP. Contains the results for data collection at two levels: (1) Community-level projects/initiatives, and (2) National-level organizations. Published in French under the title: L'hépatite C au Canada : analyse des initiatives communautaires et nationales : analyse de la conjoncture - octobre 1999 à février 2000 : résumé.
Published: 2000
Hepatitis C: everything you need to know
Provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide that explains what hepatitis C does, and how it can be prevented and treated. Discusses the medical aspects of the problem, and the practical concerns of living with the disease.
Published: 2001
Hepatitis C  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/diseases-maladies/hepc_e.html
Describes the health risks and effects of hepatitis C. Offers suggestions on ways to minimize the risk. (See Details)
Published: 2002