Hep C Advocacy Resources and the 2015 Election

Hep C AdvocacyWhile Canada’s political candidates have been working to get their voices heard, hep C advocates have also been campaigning, raising their voices for a better response to hep C in Canada. Some of those hepatitis C advocates have been helped by hep C advocacy election toolkits. The following are examples of advocacy toolkits geared towards the election but that include advocacy tools that can be useful after election day.

Hep C Advocacy Election Toolkits

Action Hepatitis Canada’s Election Toolkit 2015

Action Hepatitis Canada’s Election Toolkit 2015 includes:

  • The toolkit’s key message – “We now have a cure for hepatitis C, an illness that affects 250,000 Canadians and kills 1000 annually, and we have a public healthcare system that can deliver that cure to those who need it. It is time to work towards the elimination of hepatitis C in Canada.”
  • The toolkit’s key question – “How would your government work towards the elimination of hepatitis C in Canada?”
  • Social media images
  • Suggested tweetable messages
  • An editable letter template

CTAC and YouthCo’s Pan-Canadian PharmaCare Pre-Election Toolkit

CTAC and YouthCo’s Pan-Canadian PharmaCare Pre-Election Toolkit includes:

  • The toolkit’s key message – Canada needs a national drug plan
  • Lists of actions you can take before the federal election
  • Suggested tweetable messages and images
  • An editable letter template
  • Lists of organizations supporting pan-Canadian PharmaCare and other resources