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Hepatitis C and HIV Care

The VIDC actively seeks out the missing Hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV thousands through our Community Pop-up Clinics in the Vancouver Downtown East Side and the interior areas of Vancouver.

We do more than just prescribe treatment medication - we value maintaining patient engagement. With the VIDC-innovated "Four-Legged Chair" model, we provide tailored, multidisciplinary care that addresses the medical, psychological, addiction-related and social needs of each patient. 

 

From diagnosis, starting treatment to long-term follow up, let us take you through an example of HCV / HIV care at VIDC. 

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Clinical Services

The clinical services provided at VIDC are aimed to provide long term care that will re-engage marginalized populations with the healthcare system

 

Each patient is treated with a detailed and individualized care plan. The VIDC team collaborates with other health care providers to complement and supplement the care to address our patients’ medical, psychological, social and financial needs

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Other Medical Treatments

  • The screening and treatment of :

  • Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis, Syphilis, HPV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

  • Non-invasive liver fibrosis assessment with FibroScan™ Testing

  • Regular adult vaccinations and injections (Vitamin B12, Testosterone, Gardasil, etc.)

  • Seasonal flu clinics 

  • Opioid substitution therapy: Suboxone initiation within 24 hours 

  • Medical management for addictions and chronic pain

Paperwork Assistance

Connecting individuals with the services they need is a large part in our initiative to re-engage the vulnerable population with the healthcare system. 

VIDC offers free paperwork assistance with a 72-hour turnaround time for the following: 

  • Housing

  • Pension

  • Disability

  • Nutritional support

  • Detox treatment and more

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Centre Médical Francophone de Vancouver

The Centre Medical Francophone de Vancouver (CMFV) focuses on providing primary care to the Francophone community in the Greater Vancouver Area.

Our goal is to foster patient engagement by creating an environment where they can express themselves in their mother tongue, and to receive the best possible care.

© 2020 by Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre. 

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