Global Hepatitis C Working Group

A Global HCV Working Group has been established to help guide Network activities. The Working Group is comprised of volunteer members with knowledge and expertise in:

  • Issues related to the HCV epidemic including its determinants and impact internationally;
  • Canadian and/or international best practices in HCV research and surveillance, prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment;
  • Knowledge of Canadian and/or international HCV resources for policy makers, practitioners, professionals, organizations delivering HCV programmes, and/or organizations representing people living with HCV, including co-infections; and
  • Knowledge of, or access to, information about innovative HCV programmes, studies, research, news, and events taking place in Canada or globally.

The Global HCV Working Group includes representatives from:

  • Aga Khan University and Hospital, Pakistan
  • Asia Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) and Al-Mansoura University, Egypt
  • BC Centre for Disease Control and University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Canadian AIDS Society, Canada
  • Canadian AIDS Treatment for Information Exchange (CATIE), Canada
  • Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH), Canada
  • Canadian Treatment Action Council, Canada
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States
  • Coalition for the Eradication of Viral Hepatitis in the Asia-Pacific (CEVHAP), Singapore
  • Health Canada, Canada
  • International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B)
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • Newfoundland Public Health Laboratory and Memorial University, Canada
  • NHS Tayside and University of Dundee, United Kingdom
  • The Ottawa Hospital, Canada
  • Ottawa Public Health, Canada
  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), United States of America,
  • Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Canada
  • University of Alberta, Canada
  • Vancouver Native Health, Canada
  • World Health Organization Headquarters (WHO), Switzerland
  • WHO Regional Office for Europe, Serbia
  • World Hepatitis Alliance, United Kingdom