Category: Community News

2019 World AIDS Day & Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

The UNAIDS theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities make the difference”.  Find resources and events to boost your World AIDS Day action.   Resources Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) announces Indigenous leadership and their supporters will celebrate the 21st Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week December 1 – 6, 2019…. 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: 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

Updated December 5, 2019 Date Recorded: Wednesday December 4,  2019 This dialogue-style webinar in PAN’s KnowledgeConnect webinar series explored 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 the potential to connect with people in… 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 »

The Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS Program is excited to announce a call for proposals for our Community Grants Program. We will be awarding grants of up to $10,000 each to communities or organizations who are interested in planning and delivering activities addressing HIV prevention, testing and engagement into care and treatment. Special focus will be… Read more »

Red Scarf Awareness Campaign 2019

  Jeanette at AVI Health and Community Services made us aware of this cool campaign!   Join us November 13 for a “Knit-In” supporting the local Red Scarf HIV/AIDS Awareness Initiative What is the Red Scarf Campaign? Red Scarf is a movement bringing community together to raise real awareness and knowledge about the positive advances in… Read more »