Sioux Lookout, ON - July 27, 2018
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) took part in World Hepatitis Day on July 26, 2018. The event was at the Jeremiah McKay Kabayshewekamik Hostel at the Meno Ya Win Health Campus in Sioux Lookout.
This is the second year in a row that SLFNHA has participated in the event, and well over 100 people attended. The event provided valuable information and awareness on the disease while providing complimentary refreshments and cake.
“The highlight for me is always about speaking with hostel clients and families about the work being done around Hepatitis C,” said Shelly Archibald, Hepatitis C Treatment Nurse at SLFNHA. Archibald also expressed the importance of dispelling the myths about the disease. In addition she wishes to express her gratitude to the Hostel staff for their assistance in the event.
The Official World Hepatitis Day is on July 28, 2018 is a coordinated event by the World Hepatitis Alliance. For more information please check out the SLFNHA Hep C Program or through the World Hepatitis Alliance.