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Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program Projects in Nova Scotia

Hep C Aware Project

Organization

Northern AIDS Connection Society

Description

The goal of the project is to increase access to prevention information and services through the development and delivery of population specific programs and partnership activities, increase access to services for hepatitis C positive persons in the area of HCV treatment and care issues, and increase public engagement around HCV across Northern Nova Scotia. The Northern AIDS Connection Society will provide educational programming and training via peer to peer learning, HCV positive persons leading story telling sessions, a series of workshops to be held in the prison system and in schools regarding hepatitis C awareness and education.