Objectives of BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort are to assess:

  • Hepatitis B & C including co-infection with HIV related disease burden including incidence/prevalence and disease outcomes
  • Effect of treatment on disease progression and incidence/prevalence
  • Cost of illness and treatment, and incremental cost effectiveness of newer treatments/interventions
  • Mortality related with HCV infection and activities/risk behaviours related to HCV acquisition
  • Disparities in disease burden/outcome, treatment/ preventive intervention access, completion and response

    -BC Specific evidence generation for program development