Category: Conferences, Forums, Training Events

BC CBR Quarterly at CAHR 2018

The BC Community-Based Research (CBR) Quarterly Meetings (referred to as the CBR Quarterly Meetings hereon) is a community of practice that gathers three to four times a year to share learnings, challenges, and best practices related to CBR, evaluation, and knowledge translation/sharing initiatives. Meetings are organized by Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) staff, hosted by McLaren… Read more »

Regional Training in Prince George: #PANintheNorth18

Several members of the PAN team were welcomed in Prince George for the regional training on June 5-6. A sincere shout out and thank you from the PAN folks that attended (Stacy Leblanc, Janice Duddy, Mona Lee, Jaydee Cossar, Tabitha Steager and myself) to the people from Positive Living North (Prince George and Smithers), Central Interior… Read more »

PrEP 4 Sex, Drugs & Rock’n’Roll

The BC Center for Disease Control’s Chee Mamuk and the First Nations Health Authority invite you to: PrEP 4 Sex, Drugs & Rock’n’Roll – HIV Prevention Community Forum for BC’s Lower Mainland Indigenous and Two-Spirit community members.   Date: June 18, 2018 5:30 – 7:30pm Location: SFU Downtown Campus Room 1430 515 W Hastings St.,… Read more »

Stimulus 2018: Drugs, Policy and Practice in Canada

Stimulus 2018 is a national conference on harm reduction and drug policy in Canada. It is scheduled for October 3 – 5, 2018 in Edmonton. This comes from the conference site: We are in the midst of an unprecedented overdose crisis, impending legalization of cannabis, a sexually transmitted infection epidemic, and a wide range of drug… Read more »

A Mile in Our Moccasins is a short film that was co-created by five Indigenous youth who are living with HIV. The vision behind the film is to combat HIV stigma, address HIV myths and misconceptions, while awakening compassion, education, and understanding in those who view it.  Free workshops are available, and include: Indigenous youth… Read more »

Your are encouraged to register for the Public Health Association of BC’s 9th annual Summer School, The Public Health Approach: Building Safe and Inclusive Communities. PHABC’s Summer School is one of BC’s only continuing education courses for public health. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the latest issues in public health, build your professional… Read more »

Adding to resources for those dealing with the ongoing challenges of the overdose crisis, we are pleased to direct members to a series of videos from the Community Action Initiative that are available to view on-demand. They feature Vikki Reynolds in short videos you can watch all at once in under an hour or in 5-15… Read more »

CATIE presents a webinar on New Canadian HIV PrEP/nPEP guidelines: public health and community perspectives. Date: May 16th  Time: 10:00 – 11:00 Pacific time   The Canadian guideline on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and nonoccupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP), released in November 2017, offers evidence-informed guidance for prescribers in Canada on how to assess patient eligibility for PrEP… Read more »

Webinar: Talking about Queer & Trans Health

Thursday May 17th, 10 AM Pacific time   Join us on the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia for a conversation on the health challenges LGBTQ2+ Canadians are facing with respect to sexually transmitted blood borne infections (STBBIs). This presentation will look at some innovative programming run by the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity… Read more »

The 5th iteration of Tools for Community-Based Research – the HIV Stigma edition is now open for registration. See details of the course offered through Universities Without Walls. We have a limited number of scholarships for community leaders with demonstrated work in health research. If you’ve like to apply, please send the following to Francisco… Read more »

The Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) wants to showcase Canadian HIV/AIDS stories. This year the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), hosted in Amsterdam, Netherlands from July 23 to 27, will highlight the theme “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges.” The Canadian Society for International Health is pleased to be developing and coordinating activities for the… Read more »