Category: Community News

PrEP: What is it? What does it mean for Indigenous people?

Via Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health (CBRC)    The CBRC will be hosting a free webinar on PrEP: What Is It? What Does It Mean for BC’s Indigenous People? Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is one way to help prevent HIV. Prophylaxis simply means disease prevention. In this approach, people who do not have HIV… Read more »

  Thursday, January 18, 2018 – 5:30 pm Chateau Granville Best Western – 1100 Granville Street (at Helmcken)   Join us at the Chateau Granville Best Western conference level to meet community members living with HIV, share a delicious meal and discuss topics that are important to Members of Positive Living BC, their friends and… Read more »

Job Posting: Pivot Legal Seeks Executive Director

  Just weeks ago, Pivot Legal Society’s Executive Director Katrina Pacey announced that she will be leaving Pivot after 17 years. Pivot has posted the position and is welcoming applications until February 16. This excerpt is taken from the job posting. Pivot works in partnership with communities affected by poverty and social exclusion to identify priorities… Read more »

Interior Health Peer Program Community Grants

Interior Health is pleased to announce that the Interior Health STOP HIV program is now accepting applications for the IH Peer Program Community Grants Program. This program is designed to fund projects and initiatives focused on supporting/hosting/implementing peer support programs or activities to reduce isolation and provide support to individuals who live with HIV and/or… Read more »

Job Posting: Community Case Manager, AIDS Vancouver

AIDS Vancouver seeks a Community Case Manager   Community Case Managers, working within a harm reduction model, will provide a low barrier service to people living with HIV (PLHIV) clients by offering community intake and assessment, referrals, liaison, and advocacy to address health needs to maximize their quality of life and clinical outcomes. Community Case… Read more »

Pacific Hepatitis C Network Hep C Resources in BC Survey

Submitted by Pacific Hepatitis C Network Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN)  has launched a survey to assess Hep C information needs and advocacy interests in BC.  This needs assessment will help our organization and our partners better understand the needs of people throughout BC in terms of information about hepatitis C. The survey is open to… Read more »

  PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’  Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis (A,B &C), HIV and syphilis. Nurses can also provide education, resources and referals for other sexual health concerns (ie. herpes, HPV/genital warts, sores/rashes, etc,)   Two dates are coming up in… Read more »

CAHR 2018 Red Ribbon Award

from CAHR CAHR is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Red Ribbon Award. Nomination deadline is January 2, 2018. For information, visit our information page. Established in 2001, the Red Ribbon Award is presented annually by CAHR for outstanding service to the cause of research in a way that… Read more »

These pieces come directly from the latest CAHR 2018 Conference Secretariat Enews. At their request, we’re passing the information on!        Have you submitted your abstract for the 27th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2018)? A reminder that the deadline to submit is December 15, 2017.   In other program news, CAHR is… Read more »