Category: Community News

The Government of Canada Five-Year Action Plan on STBBI

The Government of Canada has released Accelerating Our Response: Government Of Canada Five-Year Action Plan On Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections (STBBI). Accelerating our response: Government of Canada five-year action plan on sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections In-brief: Accelerating our response: Government of Canada five-year action plan on sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections The Action… Read more »

Two New Anticipatory Calls for Proposals

On July 17, 2019, the Government of Canada launched two new anticipatory Calls for Proposals that may be of interest to you. These calls are informed by feedback we have received from stakeholders, including people with lived and living experience of past or current substance use, through the 2018 Opioid Symposium and the recent public… Read more »

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research News release July 18, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Over the past decades, research has played an important role in the prevention, care and treatment of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI). Despite advances, an increasing number of people are living with, at risk of,… Read more »

  Position Type: Full-Time, Contract until March 31st, 2020. Compensation: The salary for this position is based on $60,000 per year, prorated for the duration of this contract (8 months). Possibility for renewal after March 31st, 2020. Deadline for Applications: July 31st, 2019 Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of gay men through research and intervention development. We… Read more »

BC CDC’s World Hepatitis Day Event

Registration is now open for BCCDC’s World Hepatitis Day event!* This event is for GPs, nurses, community groups, public health, and others who are interested in engaging different populations into HCV care. *As part of BCCDC Public Health Grand Rounds, this is a self-approved group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification  program… Read more »

We’re happy to welcome Joanna Mendell, who recently joined the Research and Evaluation department as the Making it Work Research Project Coordinator. Read the Meet the People at PAN series.   What first piqued your interest in the HIV/ hepatitis C  sector? It’s hard to say what first piqued my interest in HIV as it has… Read more »

  The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has issued an RFP for HIV & hepatitis C Prevention, Care and Treatment Services.   To view RFP on BC Bid: 1. Go to 2. Click Browse for Bid Opportunities or Bid Results 3. Click Browse opportunities by organization 4. Click on Provincial Health Services Authority 5. Click on RFP 2019-VCH-006 “HIV &… Read more »

Substance Use News June 2019

  Substance Use News provides a snapshot of news and resources for those working to support folks who use substances. We share pieces on the social, medical and political responses to the opioid crisis, from advocacy to welcome change. See our Drug Use and Overdose Response page for resources on overdose services, team resilience, governmental reports,… Read more »