Category: Conferences and Special Events

Conference: Drug User Groups and Community Resilience

This day long conference in Abbotsford will help attendees learn about the functions of drug user groups, their outcomes, the evidence behind them, and help plan Abbotsford’s response to the overdose crisis – with a focus on folks with lived experience. What will be explored:  Functions that drug user groups play for drug users, and… Read more »

CAHR: Healthcare Professional Travel Awards Competition

From CAHR: With the generous support of ViiV Healthcare, CAHR is pleased to re-launch for 2018 the HCP Travel Awards Competition, which supports travel awards for Canadian health care professionals (HCPs) – working in the realm of HIV – to attend international continuing health education events. The first event supported will be CROI 2018! For… Read more »

I attended the most recent BC Centre for Excellence in HIVAIDS (BCCfE) Antiretroviral update yesterday and left with good information. Presentations covered cancer and HIV; cardiovascular disease risk and management; harm reduction and opioids; PEP guidelines and best practices. Dr. Julio Montaner gave a BCCfE update, including here we stand on publicly funded PrEP, an… Read more »

BCCfE ARV Update Part 1: Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

I attended the most recent BC Centre for Excellence in HIVAIDS (BCCfE) Antiretroviral update yesterday, and as usual, had lots to think about once the day concluded. Presentations covered cancer and HIV; cardiovascular disease risk and management; harm reduction and opioids; PEP guidelines and best practices. This post summarizes the morning’s information and community takeaways… 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 »

Treatment Update Workshop: Is it Fat or Is it VAT?

Managing intra-abdominal fat deposits related to HIV treatment   Presented by: Dr. Greg Bondy, John Reudy Immunodeficiency Clinic (St. Paul’s IDC) Date: Wednesday, November 22nd – 1:30 pm Location: Positive Living BC | 1101 Seymour Street (2nd Floor Meeting Room) Join us in our 2nd Floor Meeting & Presentation Room to learn about treatment updates… Read more »

Community Forum: Undetectable Equals Untransmittable

Presented by: Dr. Mark Hull, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Date: Wednesday, November 15 th – 6:00 pm Location: Chateau Granville Best Western Conference Centre | 1100 Granville Street (@ Helmcken) Join us at the Chateau Granville Best Western conference level to meet HIV-positive community members, share a delicious meal and discuss topics that… Read more »

Further Along the Journey Health and Wellness Event

Red Road HIV/AIDS Network Invites you to attend: Further Along the Journey Health and Wellness Event Date: Friday November 17, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location: Positive Living BC, 1101 Seymour Street Vancouver, BC V6B 0R1. 2nd Floor, Room 225   Coming together, sharing culture and learning in an environment of caring and acceptance.   Speakers… Read more »

presented by CATIE Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1 PM ET Register for this webinar to learn about human papillomavirus (HPV) and how it affects gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV. Featuring: Ann Burchell, PhD, epidemiologist and scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto Troy Grennan, MD, physician at… Read more »

The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) is presenting the 27th annual conference on HIV and AIDS research in Vancouver from April 26-29, 2018. This conference is an interesting mix of basic and clinical science; epidemiology and public health; as well as social sciences. The call for abstracts has been released and deadline for abstract… Read more »