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Who We Are

The Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre (VIDC) is a research and medical centre that delivers specialty healthcare and expert, state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of chronic infectious diseases, with an emphasis on Hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV. VIDC also provides specialized addiction and pain management care.

Services are provided in both English and French.

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Who We Serve

Through innovative models of intervention, VIDC particularly seeks to engage vulnerable patients in health care within a multidisciplinary model. We provide:

  • Peer-friendly education about disease.

  • Novel antiviral medications (often available only within research protocols).

  • Comprehensive support during and after treatment.

We are currently providing Community Pop-up Clinics in Vancouver's Downtown East Side and interior areas including New Westminster, Chilliwack, and Abbotsford.

VIDC is also working in Kelowna via telehealth and at local clinics.

 

How We Serve

VIDC is a welcoming space where vulnerable individuals can find care through custom developed treatment plans. Our work is more than just testing or treating - it's about caring for the most vulnerable among us. 

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Operating under the "Four-Legged Chair" model that the VIDC team has developed, we address complex and unique patient needs under one roof, including:

  • Addiction-related needs

  • Financial needs

  • Psychiatric / psychological needs

  • Social needs

 

Through Community Outreach Programs such as our weekly Community Pop-up Clinics (CPCs) and the continuous development of HIV and HCV treatments through research, we work to provide low barriers to care and incentivization for long term engagement. 

Let us take you through VIDC's unique approach to patient care.