Category: Community News

BC CfE Webinar: “Water Women Rising:” Indigenizing Re-search

BC-CfE Webinar Learning Series “Water Women Rising” Indigenizing Re-search to explore how Indigenous women living with HIV understand and support their health Date: Wednesday February 24, 2021 Time:  12  – 1:30 PM  Pacific time Webinar main objectives: Following this webinar, participants will be able to: 1. Explain new approaches to research, including Indigenizing the re-search… Read more »

PHAC conducted an online COVID-19 survey on delivery of STBBI services in November & December 2020, as part of a series of four national online surveys to gather timely information on the impacts of COVID-19 on sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection (STBBI) services. As we commemorate Sexual and Reproductive Awareness Week (February 8-14, 2021), we… Read more »

Job Posting: Peer Navigator, AIDS Vancouver

(Part Time, On-going, contract) Closing Date: until position is filled Employment Type: Contract Part-Time (approximately 10 Hours/Week) Location(s): Outreach – Operating within the area covered under the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Employer: AIDS Vancouver Salary Range: $22/hr Send Cover Letter and Resume to: [email protected] Job Summary AIDS Vancouver’s Peer Navigators, in conjunction with the client/participant,… Read more »

Peer Navigators needed in the Rapid Access Addictions Clinic (RAAC) Closing Date: until position is filled Employment Type: Contract Part-Time (10-15 Hours/Week) Location(s): Operating within the area covered under the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Employer: AIDS Vancouver Send Cover Letter and Resume to: [email protected] or drop off in person at reception desk, 401– 1101 Seymour… Read more »

BC’s Overdose Overview: January 31- February 6, 2021

The BCCDC Overdose Dashboard provides updates on: Illegal drug overdoses attended by paramedics (BCEHS) Illicit drug toxicity deaths (BCCS defined) Mortality rate maps by Health Services Delivery Area (HSDA) Severity of ingestion poisoning calls coded in most severe category at time of ambulance dispatch (provincial view) Severity of overdose patient presentation assessed by paramedics using the Glasgow… Read more »

Real Talk with Realize and DAWN-RAFH Canada Virtual Townhall Series: Black Women with Disabilities in Canada: Going Forward, Guided By The Past In commemoration of Black History Month February 24th, 2021 from 10 -11 AM Pacific time Register Today!* Panelists include: Larissa Crawford, Future Ancestors Services Laverne Jacobs PhD, University of Windsor Sophia Sahrane, DAWN-RAFH Canada… Read more »

Job Posting: Social Worker, REACH Community Health Centre

Position: Social Worker Program/Services: Urgent & Primary Care Centre Established in 1969, REACH is a non-profit, community-governed organization with a history of primary care innovation and a commitment to equality and social justice in East Vancouver. We have a multidisciplinary approach to care within our medical, dental, pharmacy, multi-cultural family centre and an Urgent &… Read more »

Substance Use News provides a snapshot of news and resources for those working in harm reduction. We share pieces on the social, medical and political responses to the opioid crisis, from advocacy to welcome change. With the added layer of the coronoavirus/COVID-19 public health constraints, those working in harm reduction have heightened concerns about how… Read more »

The CIHR HIV Clinical Trials Network (CTN) is looking for new members to fill open spots on our Community Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC represents diverse groups of people living with HIV and other related communities from across Canada. They review research proposals and informed consent forms, and offer formal community input to the CTN’s Steering Committee. A scientific… Read more »

From the Immunization Partnership Fund Team, The Public Health Agency of Canada The COVID-19 vaccination campaign is the largest mass vaccination campaign ever undertaken. It is a key component of our collective efforts to save lives and livelihoods. But research tells us that not everyone is planning to get vaccinated. Canadians have questions and require… Read more »

BC’s Overdose Overview: January 24-30, 2021

The BCCDC Overdose Dashboard provides updates on: Illegal drug overdoses attended by paramedics (BCEHS) Illicit drug toxicity deaths (BCCS defined) Mortality rate maps by Health Services Delivery Area (HSDA) Severity of ingestion poisoning calls coded in most severe category at time of ambulance dispatch (provincial view) Severity of overdose patient presentation assessed by paramedics using the Glasgow… Read more »

HIV Treatment course for those working in the Vancouver area

AIDS Vancouver is pleased to be partnering with CATIE to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on HIV Treatment. The purpose of the course is to support frontline service providers to talk to their clients about HIV treatment and support them to consider starting, staying on, or resuming treatment. This course includes… Read more »