Dec 12, 2023 4:00 pm ET
Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC) International Network on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU) Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination, a program of The Task Force for Global Health CATIE

Lessons from the U.S. and Australia’s hepatitis C elimination strategies

Presented in partnership with the International Network on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU), the Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC) and the Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination, a program of The Task Force for Global Health. 

This webinar will present hepatitis C elimination strategies from the United States and Australia, two promising international models that can help inform our approaches to elimination efforts in Canada. These presentations will be followed by a panel discussion with experts leading Canada’s hepatitis C elimination efforts and explore what it will take to reach Canada’s goal of eliminating hepatitis C as a public health threat by 2030.

This webinar will be delivered in English with simultaneous interpretation in French.

Moderator: Rivka Kushner, CATIE


  • Gregory Dore, Scientia professor, program head, Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program, Kirby Institute; infectious diseases physician, St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
  • John Ward, MD, director, Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination of the Task Force for Global Health; professor, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • Mia Biondi, assistant professor and nurse practitioner program coordinator, School of Nursing, York University
  • Naveed Zafar Janjua, co-director, CanHepC; executive director, data and analytic services, BC Centre for Disease Control; clinical professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
  • Xavier Tremblay, manager of STBBI policy, programs and partnerships division, Public Health Agency of Canada