Category: Conferences and Special Events

The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS), in partnership with PAN and others, is looking for local community-based organizations and health authorities to participate in the second annual national HIV Testing Day on June 27th, 2019 (see press release)   Why get involved? Last year’s national HIV Testing Day was a resounding success. 835 people (including 50+… Read more »

  Date: Wednesday June 19, 2019 Time: 8 AM Pacific Time   Objectives: Explore the community experience of people living with HIV who have had decreased cognition; Review the epidemiology of decreased cognition as it relates to HIV and aging; Characterize and distinguish differences in cognition and methods of screening for decreased cognitive function; and… Read more »

The Public Health Association of BC’s would like to encourage everyone to register for our 10thannual Public Health Summer School, Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches & Practice in Complex Systems.  The goal of this two day event is to bring together individuals involved directly or indirectly in the delivery of public health activities and introduce the topic of… Read more »

Pozcast: Supporting PLHIV in their Health

Updated with webinar recording   June 11-17 is Men’s Health Week, and we sat down with James Watson, the host of Pozcast. The goal of Pozcast is to connect people living with HIV with HIV research in ways that matter. Episodes on men’s health have included HIV and fatherhood, and a series on drug use… Read more »

Register now for free HIV Basics course

A new course on HIV Basics is running from June 3 to July 12. This course will focus on issues relevant to British Columbia and the Yukon and is perfect for service providers who need a basic understanding of HIV. The course combines online education with a virtual session led by Shelley Taylor, and interactive discussions are tailored… Read more »

From the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network  Join us for an all-day discussion of science, law and advocacy related to HIV criminalization. We’re excited to be joined by Federal Minister of Justice and Attorney General David Lametti, among other distinguished speakers and guests. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the unjust criminalization of people… Read more »

On June 13 2019, Universities Without Walls will host The Positive Effect: an online conference in the fight against HIV stigma. All you need to join us is a computer that can connect to the internet. We want to share experiences of stigma, collaborate on projects with other HIV+ people, and foster a sense of… Read more »

If you couldn’t make this live webinar on April 25th, slides are now available.  Viral hepatitis – including hepatitis B and C – has been characterized by the World Health Organization as a major public health burden. In this webinar, PHAC’s Sexually Transmitted Infections and Hepatitis team presented the latest national data for hepatitis B… Read more »