TITLE

The Krever Commission -- 10 years later

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Kumanan
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/20/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 11, p1387
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the significance of blood system passed by Horace Krever, judge in Canada, on November 25, 1997. He stresses that the Krever Commission was viewed as a success in terms of how Canadian are kept safe from bloodborne infections such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections and hepatitis C. He inflects that the findings of the Krever Commission could perhaps be considered the most influential report on public health in Canadian history.
ACCESSION #
27433885

 

Related Articles

  • gt letters. Holt, Christine; Williams, Aled; Clifton, Paul; Lowrie, Chris; Kisner, Vicki; Johnson, Simon; Pasternak, Joe // Gay Times (09506101);Feb2007, Issue 341, p6 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "HIV Services Cut," in the January 2007 issue, "Blood Ban Could Go," in the January 2007 issue and "Bareback City," in the January 2007 issue.

  • Injection facilities needed to combat infection crisis, AIDS network says. Martens, Debra // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/28/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 11, p1455 

    Suggests that a nationwide project to provide safe injection facilities is needed to help protect thousands of Canadians who inject illegal drugs. Concerns regarding HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and injection drug use voiced by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network; Statistics on overdoses involving...

  • Reconsidering the public health failings of the criminal justice system: a reflection on the case of Scott Ortiz. Kerr, Thomas // Harm Reduction Journal;2006, Vol. 3, p25 

    Throughout most of the world, the primary response to the health and social impacts of illicit drug use has been to intensify the enforcement of drug laws. The consequences of this policy approach include an unprecedented growth in prison populations and increasing concerns regarding drugrelated...

  • Blood transfusions – an injection of common sense. Levy, Sharon // Clinical Risk;Jul2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p159 

    The article provides information on legal cases related to blood transfusions. It examines the case Re T on the issue of consent which arose with refusal of a blood transfusion for religious reasons. The case Raines and Hoare v Llandough Hospital and Community Care NHS Trust is about negligence...

  • HIV/Hepatitis C Virus Co-infection among Adults Beginning Antiretroviral Therapy, Malawi. Demir, Münevver; Phiri, Sam; Kaiser, Rolf; Chaweza, Thom; Neuhann, Florian; Tweya, Hannock; Fätkenheuer, Gerd; Steffen, Hans-Michael // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Nov2016, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p2018 

    The article presents a study which examined the prevalence of co-infection with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in HIV-positive adults based on the data from the Lighthouse Tenofovir Cohort (LighTen) report conducted at Lighthouse Clinic in Lilongwe, Malawi. The variables considered include age...

  • Troubling the boundaries: Overcoming methodological challenges in a multi-sectoral and multi-jurisdictional HIV/HCV policy scoping review. Hare, Kathleen A.; Dubé, Anik; Marshall, Zack; Gahagan, Jacqueline; Harris, Gregory E.; Tucker, Maryanne; Dykeman, Margaret; MacDonald, Jo-Ann // Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate & Practice;May2016, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p217 

    Policy scoping reviews are an effective method for generating evidence-informed policies. However, when applying guiding methodological frameworks to complex policy evidence, numerous, unexpected challenges can emerge. This paper details five challenges experienced and addressed by a policy...

  • Impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on the progression of liver fibrosis in hepatitis C virus infected patients. Mohsen, A.H.; Easterbrook, P.J.; Taylor, C.; Portmann, B.; Kulasegaram, R.; Murad, S.; Wiselka, M.; Norris, S. // Gut;Jul2003, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p1035 

    Objectives: To compare the rate of hepatic fibrosis progression in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-HCV coinfected patients, and to identify factors that may influence fibrosis progression. Patients and methods: A total of 153 HCV infected and 55 HCV-HIV...

  • Progression of Chronic Hepatitis C to Liver Fibrosis and Cirrhosis in Patients Coinfected with Hepatitis C Virus and Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Martinez-Sierra, Carmen; Arizcorreta, Ana; Díaz, Fernando; Roldán, Rafael; Martín-Herrera, Leopoldo; Pérez-Guzmán, Eugenio; Girón-González, José A. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p491 

    To evaluate the factors associated with the evolution of chronic hepatitis C in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients, a cross-sectional analysis of 41 HIV-infected patients with chronic hepatitis C (known as "HIV-HCV [hepatitis C virus]-coinfected patients") and a control group...

  • Deaths from hepatitis C overtake deaths from HIV in the US.  // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;3/3/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7846, p12 

    The article reports that there are more individuals who died from hepatitis C (15, 106) in the U.S. in 2007 than those who died from HIV (12, 734) based on the analysis of U.S. death certificates.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics