Category: Conferences and Special Events

HIV Treatment course for people working on Vancouver Island

Working on Vancouver Island? You’re invited to take part in an upcoming HIV Treatment training! CATIE is partnering with AVI Health and Community Services (AVI) to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on HIV Treatment. This course has been customized specifically for people working on Vancouver Island. Read on for a full course outline. The purpose of the… Read more »

Launching Canada’s World Sexual Health Day Website

  from the Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity As CGSHE we are excited to announce that we have partnered with the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) to launch the World Sexual Health Day -Canada platform: www.worldsexualhealthday.ca. Since 2010, the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) has been calling organizations, communities and individuals… Read more »

World Hepatitis Day

July 28, 2020 is World Hepatitis Day World Hepatitis Day 2020 is about the missing millions around the globe who are unaware they are living with hepatitis. British Columbia is part of the picture and Pacific AIDS Network encourages collective effort across the province to find the undiagnosed and link them to care. It takes… Read more »

Pride in Harm Reduction: Rainbow Community Leadership Series

Join AVI Health and Community Services for a sexy series on sexual health and substance use for the LGBTQ2SI+ community, grounded in harm reduction and sex positivity. About this Event Are you interested in making sex safer and more pleasurable? Want to keep yourself and others safe in a party atmosphere? Keen to learn more… Read more »

Summit 2020: November 4-6 In many ways, 2020 has brought unprecedented challenges that make us reconsider how we relate to each other as communities and individuals – and we’re only halfway through the year. In responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing overdose crisis, and police violence towards Black and Indigenous people within and beyond… Read more »

Beyond Blame at HIV2020 Online: Register Now

Beyond Blame: Challenging Criminalization for HIV Justice Worldwide Date: Wednesday July 8, 2020 Time: 6 AM Pacific time   Beyond Blame is a unique opportunity for both new and long-established activists to learn why HIV criminalization matters. Hear about the wide range of initiatives and strategies that have been used by activists around the world… Read more »

Hep C in Focus: Special Virtual Event

Join us for this special event! Hep C in Focus is a special virtual event featuring presentations, community networking, and resources. Registration provides access to all sessions of the day, which is scheduled to include breaks. You may join any of the sessions using the same registration link. Hep C in Focus is produced in… Read more »

Intersectionality at the CAHR 2020 conference

Intersectionality is a theory that uncovers interlocking inequalities fueled by racial, gender, class, sexual and other inequities. These inequities cannot be separated from the systems that produce them (e.g. policies, societal attitudes, including stigma, political and economic systems). When applying the intersectional lens to HIV research, we can ask how these inequalities shape the likelihood… Read more »

  On March 11, 2020, 58 people from all parts of the province gathered on the unceded traditional territory of the Semiahmoo, Katzie Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen, Qayqayt and Tsawwassen First Nations in Surrey for the Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) Event entitled “Stories of Lived Experience” (SoLE). The program spanned from learning about leadership, to hearing from… Read more »

Update on Summit 2020 Programming

Via CBRC The CBRC team continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and its impact on our research and programming activities, including our annual Summit, which last year brought together over 300 participants from across Canada and around the world. While CBRC remains committed to delivering a unique and interactive conference during the scheduled… Read more »