World Hepatitis Day

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CATIE acknowledges World Hepatitis Day in Canada

On July 28, 2022, people around the world will acknowledge World Hepatitis Day in an effort to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and the global effort to eliminate it. This page includes resources to help you spread the word about viral hepatitis elimination, access new information and keep up to date on emerging issues in hepatitis C.





World Hepatitis Day digital toolkit

Are you looking for images, videos and sample messaging to promote #WorldHepatitisDay in your organization’s or network’s email newsletters or social media channels? CATIE has created a toolkit with downloadable multimedia files. Check it out.

Share hepatitis C key messages

Spread these key messages about hepatitis C prevention, transmission, testing and treatment on World Hepatitis Day by sharing posters, postcards and videos. Click each message to find out more!


Hepatitis C is passed blood to blood

Treatments cures over 95% of people with hepatitis C

You can have hepatitis C and not know it

Everything new every time you use

Learn more about hepatitis C

Five Common Questions About Hepatitis C

What is hepatitis C exactly? Can it be cured? This captivating animated video dispels myths and misconceptions regarding hepatitis C prevention, testing and treatment by responding to five common questions about the virus.

Hepatitis C Basics

Visit this webpage to learn about the basics of hepatitis C transmission, prevention, testing and treatment.

CATIE offers online self-directed learning to build knowledge of hepatitis C science and practice.

These courses are designed to enable service providers to learn on their own time and at their own pace. All participants receive a certificate of completion. Go to to take a course!



Instructor-led course about hepatitis C treatment

From January 6 to February 3, 2023, CATIE is facilitating a free online course for frontline service providers across Canada on the benefits of treatment and an overview of what treatment for hepatitis C typically includes. Find out more and register.

Learn more about hepatitis C and immigrants in Canada

Canada is diverse, and so are the people affected by hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is important for immigrants and newcomers in Canada because it is estimated that 35% of hepatitis C antibody–positive cases in Canada are among people born outside of the country.

Visit this webpage that highlights hepatitis C resources for service providers working with immigrants and newcomers from countries where higher rates of hepatitis C are common.

Recaps of major conferences

Equitable hepatitis C elimination is achievable

Missed the 2022 Canadian Liver Meeting? Learn more by reading the recent CATIE Blog post summarizing the event.


Improving the Health of People Who Use Drugs: INHSU 2021 Takeaways

Missed the 2021 International Conference on Health and Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU 2021)? Watch this short video by CATIE and INHSU for a recap of major themes and key takeaways.

Get free resources delivered from the CATIE Ordering Centre

CATIE delivers booklets, brochures, posters and other print resources on hepatitis C free of charge to service providers across Canada. We’ve recommended some resources for World Hepatitis Day. Please order by July 14 to ensure you receive your resources on time!

A brief history of hepatitis C: 1989–2022

Check out this timeline highlighting milestones in the history of hepatitis C.

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