Category: Webinars

HIV and Aging: Research and Connections

  Concerns about HIV and aging are something that people with HIV in their 50s, 60s, and 70s may not have imagined they would ever have. Successful HIV treatment can potentially mean a long life, so aging is something many consider these days. In a recent post What is Successful Aging for People Living with… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About the Amended Controlled Drugs and Substances Act?

Our 2017 KnowledgeConnect webinar series continues with an update on the amended Controlled Drugs and Substances Act- federal drug laws, in other words. Richard Elliott, Executive Director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, will speak about the changes to the Act and how this could impact harm reduction frontline work and advocacy. Join us November… Read more »

CHIWOS Webinar: Trauma and Violence Aware Care

  This was shared by CHIWOS The Canadian Webinar Series on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights would like to invite you to ‘Save the Date’ for the first of a multi-phase series of webinars focused on key aspects regarding the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women living with HIV in Canada: Trauma and… Read more »

New Webinars focus on Overdose Response; HIV and Aging

  The three latest additions to our KnowledgeConnect webinar series are now open for registration, so sign up and get them into your calendars! Wednesday September 13: What Do You Need to Know About the Good Samaritan Overdose Act?  The Good Samaritan Overdose Act became law in May 2017 to encourage people to call 911 in… Read more »

Drug Treatment Choices and Community Health

The overdose crisis continues unabated in BC, a tragedy that continues to unfold. Meet two people at the front lines of this epidemic: Dr. Christy Sutherland and Wendy Stevens.  They’ll present information on the use of naloxone and opioid substitution therapies as well as the importance of wraparound care and community development. Presenters: Dr. Christy… Read more »

What’s New on HIV and Aging?

Aging with HIV can introduce health and social considerations: medication interactions, financial security, and planning for advanced aging are a few.  Join Kate Murzin of the national group REALIZE to hear about research on the intersection of natural processes of aging, how they impact HIV, and vice versa. Presenter: Kate Murzin is Realize’s Health Programs Specialist…. Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About the Good Samaritan Overdose Act?

This event is now FULL. The Good Samaritan Overdose Act became law in May 2017 to encourage people to call 911 in the case of a drug overdose without the fear of charge or arrest. This webinar will provide attendees with information about what the Good Samaritan Act does and doesn’t cover in terms of… Read more »

CHIWOS Shares Experiences of Women with HIV in BC’s Health Authorities

The research team from CHIWOS (Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study) shared data from their baseline Wave 1 data collected between August 2013 and May 2015. Information reflected each health authority in BC, providing information about what diverse groups of women are encountering in different regions.   Learn more about the CHIWOS study and… Read more »

We’re pleased to announce that our KnowledgeConnect webinar series schedule is filling up. Our next summer webinar will focus on community-based research and will be on Wednesday August 2, 1 PM- 2 PM Pacific Time. Program The research team from CHIWOS (Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study) will share some data from… Read more »

Our colleagues at CATIE have distributed the following information to remind organizations of resources available for World Hepatitis Day. World Hepatitis Day is coming up on July 28, 2017. Whether you are already engaged in hepatitis C work or if you are looking to build your capacity in this area, CATIE has resources to help you… Read more »

From the Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health Motivating youth to take an active role in their own health and well-being is a difficult but necessary endeavour. This is especially true for young gay, bisexual, queer, two-spirit, and trans (GBQ2ST) men whose identities and experiences are negatively influenced by discrimination and stigma. While… Read more »