Category: Community News

Date: April 2, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is a global health emergency. In Canada, the HIV sector is concerned with how COVID-19 will affect people living with HIV and affected communities. We are also concerned about how to effectively sustain a response to HIV during a period of… Read more »

  Please watch the short video promo about the upcoming webinar about the Journal of Indigenous HIV Research and register here to attend!   Journal of Indigenous HIV Research Call for Submission Webinar Date: April 22, 2020 Time: 10 AM  Pacific time and 2 PM Atlantic Time Please register here! Check out this year’s Call… Read more »

Updated with on-demand webinar PAN hosted webinar “Research update from the BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort & highlights from the 2020 CanHepC Symposium & Canadian Liver Meeting: Implications for community & frontline providers” Each presenter summarized the findings from their research that they presented at the 2020 CanHepC Symposium and Canadian Liver Meeting, as well as… Read more »

Webinar: COVID-19, the BC-CfE Response

From the BC CfE website: Learning Series Event Audience: General Public Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 12:00 pm – 1:30 PM Location: Register online:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2700549397535263243 Objectives: An update on BC-CfE’s position regarding the COVID-19 pandemic An overview of the COVID-19 pandemic, clinical presentations and prevention Information on what the BC-CfE is doing to facilitate access to ART… Read more »

Job Posting: Research Trainee, Making it Work Study

Status: Part time, 12 hours per week Time Period: Position is available immediately – position end date is March 31, 2021 with possibility of extension Remuneration: $15,600/year Location: Flexibility within British Columbia.   About the Making It Work Project Making it Work is an Indigenous focused community-based research (CBR) study that is looking at what… Read more »

COVID-19 PAN Statement and Resources

Dear PAN members and allied organizations: Without a doubt, these are challenging and uncertain times. Now it is time for all of us to come together – as we have so many times in the past – to confront this new and significant public health threat. PAN members will no doubt build on their history… Read more »

Job Posting: Interviewer/ Outreach Worker – SHAWNA Project

Interviewer/ Outreach Worker – SHAWNA Project Centre for Gender Health & Sexual Equity (CGSHE) Starting wage: $20 – $23/hour Status: Temporary Part-Time, 1-2 days per week   Summary of Role Responsibilities Reporting to and supervised by the Project Coordinator, the Interviewer/ Outreach Worker operates as a member of a multidisciplinary, collaborative research team.  The Interviewer… Read more »

BCCDC Hepatitis C Stakeholders Survey

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is conducting a survey of stakeholders involved in hepatitis C (HCV) treatment and related services in British Columbia (BC) to yield a snapshot of hep C care and treatment services in BC and identify barriers and facilitators to hepatitis C elimination. Results of the survey will be used… Read more »

Job Posting: Director of Programs and Practice, AVI

Summary of the Position:  Location: Victoria, BC Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, permanent Supervisor: Executive Director Salary: Commensurate with education and experience To Apply: Please submit a cover and resume as a single document with Director of Programs and Practice in the subject line to [email protected] by 5 PM on Sunday, March 22, 2020. For questions… Read more »

Job Posting: Community Educator, Pivot Legal Society

Pivot is seeking a full-time Community Educator to coordinate, develop and deliver legal education materials and workshops for diverse audiences. The Community Educator works in direct partnership with Pivot’s legal and campaigner team, acting as a knowledge translator, producing plain-language legal information, and undertaking outreach to directly-impacted communities.   About us Pivot works in partnership… Read more »

Menscapes Conference

Updated March 17, 2020: Menscapes has been postponed because of public health redommendatons regarding COVID-19. Updates will be shared when they become available.   Menscapes is a free, one day mini-conference on health and wellness topics for gay, bi, queer men (cis, trans, and two spirit) and those whose lives are intertwined with ours. We… Read more »