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Prevalence of chronic HBV (HBsAg+)

National
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Value (%) Year Type Source
2.22 (1.71 - 2.81) 2015 Modelled WHO
0.6 (0.40 - 1.10) 2016 Modelled Razavi-Shearer et al, 2018
0.76 (0.74 - 0.79) 2013 Modelled Schweitzer et al, 2015
1.71 (1.57 - 1.87) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
1.9 (1.74 - 2.06) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.91 (1.75 - 2.08) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.92 (1.77 - 2.09) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.94 (1.77 - 2.11) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.95 (1.79 - 2.12) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.95 (1.80 - 2.12) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.96 (1.80 - 2.12) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.97 (1.80 - 2.13) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.98 (1.80 - 2.15) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.98 (1.81 - 2.15) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.99 (1.82 - 2.15) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2 (1.83 - 2.16) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.01 (1.84 - 2.18) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.02 (1.84 - 2.20) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.03 (1.85 - 2.19) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.03 (1.86 - 2.20) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.04 (1.88 - 2.21) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.05 (1.89 - 2.23) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.06 (1.90 - 2.25) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.07 (1.91 - 2.26) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.09 (1.93 - 2.28) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.1 (1.94 - 2.29) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.11 (1.95 - 2.31) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.12 (1.94 - 2.32) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.13 (1.95 - 2.33) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.14 (1.96 - 2.34) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.15 (1.97 - 2.35) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.15 (1.97 - 2.35) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2.16 (1.97 - 2.36) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.89 (1.72 - 2.06) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
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Children under-5 years
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Value (%) Year Type Source
1.03 (0.72 - 1.42) 2015 Modelled WHO
0.27 (0.20 - 0.34) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
0.43 (0.32 - 0.57) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.46 (0.35 - 0.60) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.49 (0.37 - 0.63) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.51 (0.38 - 0.66) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.53 (0.40 - 0.69) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.57 (0.42 - 0.73) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.6 (0.45 - 0.78) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.65 (0.49 - 0.84) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.69 (0.52 - 0.90) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.74 (0.56 - 0.98) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.81 (0.61 - 1.06) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.9 (0.68 - 1.16) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.98 (0.75 - 1.28) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.06 (0.81 - 1.39) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.1 (0.84 - 1.45) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.13 (0.86 - 1.46) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.15 (0.88 - 1.47) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.17 (0.90 - 1.48) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.18 (0.90 - 1.50) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.2 (0.91 - 1.54) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.21 (0.93 - 1.55) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.23 (0.94 - 1.57) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.25 (0.95 - 1.59) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.26 (0.96 - 1.62) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.28 (0.96 - 1.66) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.29 (0.97 - 1.66) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.3 (0.98 - 1.68) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.31 (0.99 - 1.69) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.32 (1 - 1.71) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.34 (1 - 1.74) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.34 (0.29 - 0.39) 2020 Modelled WHO
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Number of people living with chronic HBV

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Value Year Type Source
230,000 (145,000 - 383,000) 2016 Modelled Razavi-Shearer et al, 2018
42,800 2011 Survey/reported Rotermann A et al.
180,800 2011 Survey/reported Rotermann A et al.
625,023 (571,682 - 682,382) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
646,893 (591,431 - 706,116) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
645,874 (594,228 - 700,957) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
643,525 (590,520 - 702,841) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
642,712 (591,429 - 698,726) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
642,024 (588,565 - 698,834) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
638,853 (586,000 - 694,579) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
635,711 (583,373 - 688,728) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
632,300 (580,204 - 683,717) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
628,370 (575,171 - 681,137) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
623,665 (567,826 - 676,085) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
618,628 (564,087 - 669,616) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
613,791 (560,963 - 664,058) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
609,052 (557,537 - 657,691) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
604,313 (552,376 - 655,530) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
599,546 (548,384 - 651,564) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
595,124 (543,296 - 644,052) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
591,388 (543,069 - 639,533) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
588,145 (542,481 - 635,685) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
585,214 (539,988 - 632,889) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
582,466 (536,200 - 634,396) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
580,272 (534,351 - 631,388) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
578,778 (533,327 - 629,136) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
577,311 (532,397 - 628,779) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
575,204 (528,735 - 627,056) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
571,865 (523,721 - 624,333) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
567,509 (519,740 - 618,993) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
562,682 (515,494 - 615,838) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
557,251 (510,547 - 608,229) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
551,100 (504,589 - 601,704) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
544,186 (496,216 - 595,804) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
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Number of new cases of HBV

National
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Value Year Type Source
4,783 2018 Survey/reported Public Health Agency of Canada: Surveillance Report 2018

HBV-related death rate

National
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Value (per 100,000) Year Type Source
1.22 (0.91 - 1.58) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
0.72 (0.55 - 0.95) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.74 (0.56 - 0.97) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.77 (0.58 - 1.01) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.8 (0.61 - 1.04) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.83 (0.63 - 1.06) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.84 (0.64 - 1.10) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.86 (0.66 - 1.11) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.85 (0.65 - 1.10) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.88 (0.67 - 1.14) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.9 (0.68 - 1.16) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.91 (0.69 - 1.17) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.95 (0.72 - 1.22) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.93 (0.70 - 1.19) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.97 (0.73 - 1.25) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.99 (0.74 - 1.28) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.02 (0.77 - 1.33) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.04 (0.79 - 1.35) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.08 (0.82 - 1.41) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.11 (0.84 - 1.44) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.12 (0.85 - 1.46) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.15 (0.86 - 1.50) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.16 (0.88 - 1.51) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.2 (0.91 - 1.55) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.23 (0.93 - 1.58) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.26 (0.95 - 1.62) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.27 (0.95 - 1.66) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.26 (0.94 - 1.64) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.27 (0.96 - 1.65) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.22 (0.91 - 1.58) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.25 (0.94 - 1.63) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
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HBV-related deaths

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Value Year Type Source
833 2016 Modelled WHO
197 (149 - 259) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
206 (156 - 269) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
215 (164 - 282) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
228 (173 - 295) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
237 (180 - 306) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
249 (189 - 323) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
245 (185 - 318) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
255 (194 - 329) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
264 (201 - 341) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
270 (206 - 348) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
276 (209 - 355) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
294 (222 - 377) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
303 (228 - 390) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
284 (215 - 365) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
310 (232 - 402) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
325 (246 - 421) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
335 (253 - 433) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
351 (265 - 457) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
373 (281 - 485) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
364 (275 - 472) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
394 (298 - 514) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
385 (289 - 503) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
411 (311 - 533) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
425 (322 - 548) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
452 (340 - 591) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
450 (340 - 583) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
440 (334 - 568) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
452 (338 - 590) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
455 (339 - 590) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
445 (332 - 575) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
445 (332 - 575) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
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Percent of liver cancer deaths attributable to HBV

National
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Value (%) Year Type Source
3 (2 - 4) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 4) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 4) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 4) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 4) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 4) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 4) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 5) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 5) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
3 (2 - 5) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
4 (3 - 5) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
4 (2 - 5) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
4 (3 - 5) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
4 (3 - 5) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
4 (3 - 5) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
4 (3 - 6) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5 (3 - 7) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
4 (3 - 6) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5 (3 - 7) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5 (3 - 7) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5 (4 - 8) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 8) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 9) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 9) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 9) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7 (4 - 10) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 10) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 10) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 9) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 9) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 10) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
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Coverage of 3-dose hepatitis B vaccine

Infants
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Value (%) Year Type Source
74 2019 Survey/reported WHO/UNICEF
84 2020 Survey/reported WHO/UNICEF
84 2021 Survey/reported WHO/UNICEF
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Number of needles/syringes per PWID per year

National
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Value Year Type Source
261 (136 - 883) 2016 Survey/reported The Canadian Network on Hepatitis C Blueprint Writing Committee and Working Groups
People who inject drugs (PWID)
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Value Year Type Source
148 (129 - 174) 2015 Survey/reported Larney S et al, 2017
Technical notes
HBV National Action Plan
HBV elimination goal
Year of HBV elimination goal
2030
National prevalence survey within the last 5 years
Not Adopted
Estimates of economic burden
Adopted
System for monitoring testing and treatment
Not Adopted
HepB birth dose policy
Partially Adopted
Recommendations for HBV testing of pregnant women
Adopted
Eligible for HBV generic medicines
Licensed point-of-care PCR testing to detect HBV
Not Adopted
HBV testing policy
Risk-based
HBV testing recommendations for key population (i.e. migrants, foreign-born, etc)
Adopted
National treatment guidelines exist
Adopted
Simplified care: No treatment co-pays
Partially Adopted
Adult HBV vaccination policy for high-risk populations
Adopted
Public budget line for testing and treatment
Adopted
HCV National Action Plan
HCV elimination goal
Year of HCV elimination goal
2030
National prevalence survey within the last 5 years
Not Adopted
Estimates of economic burden
Adopted
System for monitoring testing and treatment
Not Adopted
Recommendations for HCV testing of pregnant women
Partially Adopted
Registration of originator HCV DAAs
Adopted
Eligible for HCV generic medicines
No
Licensed point-of-care PCR testing to detect HCV
Not Adopted
HCV testing policy
Risk-based
National treatment guidelines exist
Adopted
Simplified care: Non-specialists can prescribe treatment
Not Adopted
Simplified care: No treatment co-pays
Partially Adopted
No fibrosis restrictions
Partially Adopted
No sobriety restrictions
Adopted
National policy for harm reduction for persons who inject drugs
Adopted
At least one needle-syringe exchange program (NSP) operational
Yes
At least one opioid substitution therapy (OST) program operational
Yes
OST in at least one prison
Yes
Decriminalization of possession of syringes and paraphernalia
Adopted
Public budget line for testing and treatment
Adopted

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Prevalence of chronic HCV (RNA+/cAg)

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Value (%) Year Type Source
0.6 (0.40 - 0.70) 2015 Modelled Blach et al, 2017
0.8 (0.50 - 1) 2014 Modelled Gower et al, 2014
1 (0.81 - 1.21) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.01 (0.83 - 1.22) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1.01 (0.83 - 1.22) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.99 (0.81 - 1.19) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.96 (0.78 - 1.17) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.96 (0.78 - 1.17) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.96 (0.79 - 1.16) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.97 (0.79 - 1.17) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.97 (0.79 - 1.17) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.96 (0.79 - 1.17) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.95 (0.78 - 1.15) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.92 (0.76 - 1.12) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.89 (0.73 - 1.07) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.86 (0.71 - 1.04) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.85 (0.70 - 1.02) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.84 (0.70 - 1.02) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.85 (0.70 - 1.03) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.86 (0.71 - 1.04) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.86 (0.71 - 1.06) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.87 (0.71 - 1.06) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.87 (0.71 - 1.05) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.87 (0.71 - 1.05) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.87 (0.71 - 1.05) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.87 (0.71 - 1.04) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.86 (0.70 - 1.04) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.86 (0.70 - 1.04) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.87 (0.70 - 1.04) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.87 (0.71 - 1.05) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.87 (0.71 - 1.06) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.88 (0.71 - 1.07) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
0.93 (0.75 - 1.13) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
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Women of childbearing age (15–49 years)
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Value (%) Year Type Source
0.35 (0.22 - 0.40) 2019 Modelled Dugan et al., 2021
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Prevalence of anti-HCV

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Value (%) Year Type Source
1.1 (0.60 - 1.30) 2014 Modelled Gower et al, 2014
0.96 2019 Modelled Jin et al. 2017
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Men who have sex with men (MSM) Living with HIV
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Value (%) Year Type Source
14.2 (9.30 - 20.10) 2019 Modelled Jin et al. 2017
People who inject drugs (PWID)
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Value (%) Year Type Source
70.6 (60.10 - 65.40) 2014 Modelled Degenhardt L et al, 2017
Men who have sex with men (MSM)
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Value (%) Year Type Source
5 2019 Modelled Jin et al. 2017
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Number of people living with chronic HCV (RNA+/cAg)

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Value Year Type Source
212,000 (136,000 - 246,000) 2015 Modelled Blach et al, 2017
55,800 2011 Survey/reported Rotermann A et al.
400,000 2013 Survey/reported Dr. Morris Sherman Paper on Liver Disease in Canada Report to the Canadian Liver Foundation for HBV and HCV estimates
221,046 (180,039 - 270,195) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
223,486 (182,132 - 271,275) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
225,759 (184,000 - 273,334) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
227,973 (185,862 - 273,756) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
230,267 (186,641 - 276,173) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
232,845 (188,502 - 281,058) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
235,437 (192,090 - 284,431) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
237,785 (194,671 - 287,547) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
239,980 (198,085 - 291,576) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
242,135 (199,468 - 294,825) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
244,411 (201,138 - 299,092) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
245,999 (203,023 - 300,748) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
246,627 (204,706 - 301,242) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
247,115 (204,913 - 300,842) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
248,334 (205,444 - 301,219) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
251,250 (207,424 - 304,850) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
258,466 (213,612 - 312,969) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
270,221 (223,532 - 325,409) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
283,737 (233,360 - 343,636) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
296,088 (241,980 - 357,671) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
304,206 (248,086 - 370,310) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
308,263 (251,470 - 372,287) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
311,066 (254,797 - 375,746) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
313,339 (256,756 - 379,820) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
315,825 (257,373 - 383,404) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
319,373 (260,367 - 389,340) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
330,255 (270,068 - 397,684) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
341,207 (280,283 - 410,536) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
344,296 (284,188 - 414,116) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
342,994 (278,359 - 414,066) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
340,410 (275,605 - 411,373) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
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Women of childbearing age (15–49 years)
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Value Year Type Source
29,500 (18,900 - 34,100) 2019 Modelled Dugan et al., 2021

Number of new cases of HCV

National
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Value Year Type Source
12,447 2018 Survey/reported Public Health Agency of Canada: Surveillance Report 2018

HCV-related death rate

National
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Value (Deaths per 100,000) Year Type Source
7.37 (5.81 - 9.07) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
5.19 (4.16 - 6.33) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.18 (4.13 - 6.29) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.19 (4.13 - 6.32) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.29 (4.22 - 6.43) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.33 (4.25 - 6.47) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.37 (4.27 - 6.51) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.38 (4.30 - 6.52) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.4 (4.34 - 6.55) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.5 (4.43 - 6.68) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.53 (4.44 - 6.73) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.55 (4.46 - 6.75) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.72 (4.62 - 7.03) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.62 (4.55 - 6.90) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.77 (4.66 - 7.11) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.76 (4.62 - 7.08) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.87 (4.71 - 7.20) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
5.92 (4.75 - 7.24) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6.12 (4.91 - 7.46) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6.25 (5.06 - 7.60) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6.43 (5.17 - 7.77) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6.32 (5.10 - 7.65) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6.51 (5.19 - 7.85) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6.69 (5.33 - 8.07) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6.84 (5.45 - 8.23) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7.01 (5.58 - 8.45) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7.1 (5.62 - 8.59) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7.08 (5.60 - 8.60) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7.07 (5.60 - 8.63) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7.27 (5.75 - 8.90) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7.37 (5.81 - 9.07) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
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HCV-related deaths

National
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Value Year Type Source
1,941 2016 Modelled WHO
2,692 (2,122 - 3,311) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,692 (2,122 - 3,311) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
2,636 (2,085 - 3,227) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,543 (2,015 - 3,105) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,525 (1,999 - 3,066) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,509 (1,987 - 3,039) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,453 (1,955 - 2,958) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,370 (1,890 - 2,855) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,296 (1,828 - 2,769) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,209 (1,761 - 2,664) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,159 (1,737 - 2,610) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,100 (1,692 - 2,541) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
2,051 (1,660 - 2,495) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,987 (1,594 - 2,420) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,900 (1,524 - 2,322) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,864 (1,496 - 2,286) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,808 (1,451 - 2,224) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,796 (1,450 - 2,211) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,763 (1,424 - 2,168) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,717 (1,389 - 2,107) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,682 (1,353 - 2,047) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,662 (1,336 - 2,022) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,640 (1,320 - 1,992) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,598 (1,283 - 1,936) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,577 (1,262 - 1,911) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,560 (1,239 - 1,891) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,530 (1,220 - 1,858) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,502 (1,197 - 1,825) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,455 (1,159 - 1,772) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,433 (1,142 - 1,741) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
1,416 (1,134 - 1,727) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
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Percent of liver cancer deaths attributable to HCV

National
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Value (%) Year Type Source
6 (4 - 8) 1990 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 8) 1991 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
6 (4 - 9) 1992 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7 (5 - 9) 1993 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7 (5 - 9) 1994 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
7 (5 - 10) 1995 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
8 (5 - 10) 1996 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
8 (6 - 11) 1997 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
9 (6 - 12) 1999 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
9 (6 - 12) 1998 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
10 (7 - 13) 2000 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
10 (7 - 13) 2001 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
10 (7 - 14) 2004 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
10 (7 - 13) 2003 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
10 (7 - 13) 2002 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
11 (8 - 15) 2005 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
12 (8 - 16) 2006 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
13 (9 - 18) 2007 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
14 (10 - 19) 2008 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
16 (11 - 22) 2010 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
15 (11 - 20) 2009 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
18 (13 - 24) 2012 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
17 (12 - 23) 2011 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
19 (13 - 25) 2013 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
19 (13 - 26) 2014 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
19 (13 - 25) 2016 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
18 (13 - 25) 2017 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
19 (14 - 26) 2015 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
18 (12 - 25) 2018 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
18 (12 - 26) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)
20 (14 - 26) 2019 Modelled IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)
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Number of needles/syringes per PWID per year

National
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Value Year Type Source
261 (136 - 883) 2016 Survey/reported The Canadian Network on Hepatitis C Blueprint Writing Committee and Working Groups
People who inject drugs (PWID)
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Value Year Type Source
148 (129 - 174) 2015 Survey/reported Larney S et al, 2017
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Proportion of persons living with HCV diagnosed

National
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Value (%) Year Type Source
56 2016 Modelled CATIE: The epidemiology of hepatitis C in Canada
HBV National Action Plan
HBV elimination goal
Year of HBV elimination goal
2030
National prevalence survey within the last 5 years
Not Adopted
Estimates of economic burden
Adopted
System for monitoring testing and treatment
Not Adopted
HepB birth dose policy
Partially Adopted
Recommendations for HBV testing of pregnant women
Adopted
Eligible for HBV generic medicines
Licensed point-of-care PCR testing to detect HBV
Not Adopted
HBV testing policy
Risk-based
HBV testing recommendations for key population (i.e. migrants, foreign-born, etc)
Adopted
National treatment guidelines exist
Adopted
Simplified care: No treatment co-pays
Partially Adopted
Adult HBV vaccination policy for high-risk populations
Adopted
Public budget line for testing and treatment
Adopted
HCV National Action Plan
HCV elimination goal
Year of HCV elimination goal
2030
National prevalence survey within the last 5 years
Not Adopted
Estimates of economic burden
Adopted
System for monitoring testing and treatment
Not Adopted
Recommendations for HCV testing of pregnant women
Partially Adopted
Registration of originator HCV DAAs
Adopted
Eligible for HCV generic medicines
No
Licensed point-of-care PCR testing to detect HCV
Not Adopted
HCV testing policy
Risk-based
National treatment guidelines exist
Adopted
Simplified care: Non-specialists can prescribe treatment
Not Adopted
Simplified care: No treatment co-pays
Partially Adopted
No fibrosis restrictions
Partially Adopted
No sobriety restrictions
Adopted
National policy for harm reduction for persons who inject drugs
Adopted
At least one needle-syringe exchange program (NSP) operational
Yes
At least one opioid substitution therapy (OST) program operational
Yes
OST in at least one prison
Yes
Decriminalization of possession of syringes and paraphernalia
Adopted
Public budget line for testing and treatment
Adopted

Overview

HBV elimination goal
Year of goal
2030
HCV elimination goal
Year of goal
2030

Hepatitis related deaths (national)

Modelled

HBV
445
2019
(332 - 575)
IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2020)

Survey/surveillance

No data available
HBV chart

Modelled

HCV
2,692
2019
(2,122 - 3,311)
IHME, GBD 2019 (accessed 2022)

Survey/surveillance

No data available
HCV chart

Birth dose vaccination coverage (national)

Survey/surveillance

No data available

No. of syringes/PWID/year

Survey/surveillance

HCV
148
2015
(129 - 174)
Larney S et al, 2017
Eligible for HBV generic medicines
Eligible for HCV generic medicines
No

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