Category: Community News

Keep up the pressure for life-saving health services!

Via the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network  Now that the election is over and Canada’s new government is taking shape, it’s time to keep the pressure on. Despite the devastating overdose crisis, drug policy and harm reduction services didn’t get nearly enough play during the campaign. But we can’t let these critical issues be pushed aside…. Read more »

2019 World AIDS Day & Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

The UNAIDS theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities make the difference”. Items are listed alphabetically by Health Authority. If you are planning an event or campaign for World AIDS Day or Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week, let us know. We will be creating a list of what’s happening or available. Please include: Title… Read more »

Webinar: Curing Hepatitis C in People Living with HIV

New Learning Series Event Presented by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS in partnership with Positive Living BC Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Location: Register online at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2233099722472298763 Participants of this webinar will be able to: Identify how to diagnose and assess hepatitis C among people living with HIV; Learn how… Read more »

Call for Abstracts, CAHR 2020

Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 29th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2020) Topics fall under CAHR’s four tracks: Basic Sciences Clinical Sciences Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences Social Sciences   An additional oral abstract session will once again be offered with a focus on Key Populations. For information on the… Read more »

Webinar: What’s Happening in Digital Sexual Health

Date: Wednesday December 4,  2019 Time: 10 AM, Pacific Time   Join us for the latest in PAN’s KnowledgeConnect webinar series. This dialogue-style webinar will explore some digital sexual health services available in BC. Digital sexual health programs help people learn about, monitor and enhance their sexual health and knowledge by engaging online. They have… Read more »

Anniversary Open House, AVI Health Centre

You Are Invited Please join us for our 2nd Anniversary Open House Friday November 22 • 11 AM – 3 PM Westshore AVI Health Centre, 111-2787 Jacklin Rd., Langford Schedule of Events 11 AM – 12 PM Everyone welcome Naloxone Training. Kits provided. 12:15 PM – 1 PM Territory acknowledgements, Special guest speakers and drummers…. Read more »

YouthCO reduces the impact of HIV and Hep C stigma on the youth of British Columbia through peer support, education and meaningful community engagement. We also work to end the stigma related to HIV and hepatitis C. The job description is written with intent of hiring a YouthCO staff member; however, candidates may apply to… Read more »

Job Posting: Mpowerment YVR Coordinator, YouthCO

YouthCO reduces the impact of HIV and hepatitis C stigma on the youth of British Columbia through peer support, education and meaningful community engagement. We also work to end the stigma related to HIV and hepatitis C. Mpowerment is a HIV leadership program. It is queer centered, gender affirming and trans inclusive for young adults… Read more »