Hepatitis C and Related Diseases

Hepatitis C poses a serious threat to population health. Many immigrants come to Canada from countries with a high prevalence of hepatitis C (3% or higher in their country of origin). Individuals who are unaware that they are infected can spread the disease. Chronic hepatitis can lead to liver damage, liver cancer, and the need for liver transplants.

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Resources for Health Care Professionals

Training Manual

Hepatitis C and Other Communicable Diseases in High-Risk Immigrant Ethnic Communities: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Tuberculosis Co-Infections

A Training Manual for Healthcare Providers

Part 2

Training Manual

Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, and HIV in High-Risk Immigrant Ethnic Communities

A Training Manual for Healthcare Providers

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