Category Archives: News

Substance Use News: April

BC’s Public Health Crisis at One Year: The Overdose Epidemic The provincial government has released a report following up on Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall’s announcement of a public health crisis on April 14, 2016. BC’s Opioid Overdose Response: … Continue reading

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Webinar: Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C: Research Update and Implications for Gay Men’s Health Providers

From the Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health: Our understanding of hepatitis C (HCV) transmission and the development of effective HCV treatment has evolved dramatically in recent years. In high resource countries, HCV is primarily passed through sharing used … Continue reading

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UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board Seeks Submissions

Call for Submissions: Case Studies for the 40th PCB Thematic Segment on HIV Prevention 2020: A global partnership for delivery The UNAIDS PCB NGO Delegation is seeking submissions from communities and civil society organizations that will contain any of the … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Mark Wainberg

It was with heavy hearts that we learned of the accidental death of Dr. Mark Wainberg, a passionate leader in HIV research and education. Wainberg was the Senior Investigator at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, based at the … Continue reading

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Staff Welcomes and Changes

The beginning of a new fiscal year often brings shifts in staffing as some projects are completed or move into different phases — while other new programs and projects begin. We are happy to announce changes to our team, welcoming … Continue reading

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Health Canada News Release: Budget 2017 Brings Additional Federal Funding to Fight the Opioid Crisis

April 10, 2017 – Surrey, BC With its strong focus on innovation, skills, partnerships and fairness, Budget 2017 takes the next steps in securing a more prosperous future for all Canadians. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, was … Continue reading

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