Tag Archives: BCPWA

Healing Retreats for HIV + People – Applications Now Being Accepted

            BCPWA offers its members two retreats each year. Our retreats: Provide quality, professionally facilitated, therapeutic workshop sessions and recreational activities Give participants the benefit of a clean, safe, supportive, healthy, natural environment Introduce positive … Continue reading

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BC Persons With AIDS Society changes its name to Positive Living BC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 15, 2011 BC Persons With AIDS Society changes its name to Positive Living BC HIV-positive British Columbians mark a new era for their community VANCOUVER, BC—HIV-positive British Columbians redefined their collective identity today by officially renaming … Continue reading

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BC Persons With AIDS Society Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Test Counselling and Disclosure Directives

  BCPWA recently released a position statement regarding Pre- and Post-Test Counselling and Disclosure Directives.  It reads as follows: On November 18, that element (section 6.1) of the Communicable Disease Regulation (CDR) that required written consent before information about a … Continue reading

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BCPWA Job Posting – Web-based Programs Coordinator

  BCPWA is a consumer-led, member driven, registered charitable society run by and for persons living with HIV and AIDS.  BCPWA is Western Canada’s largest AIDS organization with a membership of more than 4,800 HIV-positive members.  The Web-based Programs Coordinator … Continue reading

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HIV and Criminalization Workshop – Vancouver – Wednesday, November 24th

      This is an invitation to attend a workshop on HIV and Criminalization from 9am till Noon Wednesday, November 24th at the UBC Medical Students and Alumni Center (MSAC) located at the corner of 12th Avenue and Heather … Continue reading

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Letter from BCPWA to Ministers of Health and Doctors Rekart and Montaner Re: STOP HIV/AIDS in the age of eHealth and enhanced reportability

   The BC Persons With AIDS Society has recently sent a letter to Ministers Falcon and Chong and BCCDC Director of STI/HIV Prevention and Control Dr. Michael Rekart and Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Dr. Julio … Continue reading

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