Category: Conferences and Special Events

From HepCBC We’re pleased to invite the public to this FREE family-oriented event January 26, 2019 from noon to 5 PM at Surrey City Hall, 13450 104th Avenue in Surrey. HepCBC will have a “Liver Wellness” Info booth, expertly staffed by HepCBC volunteers, physician Dr. Urvashi Beruar of Sidney and microbiologist Dr. Anuradha Dhavan of… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is presenting two education events next week: Are We There Yet? An Update on HIV Cure Research January 23, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Part of the HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series is a partnership between the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and Positive Living BC…. Read more »

Call for Abstracts and Workshop Outlines: CANAC Conference

The Canadian Association of Nurses in HIV/AIDS Care (CANAC) is a national professional nursing organization committed to fostering excellence in HIV/AIDS nursing, promoting the health, rights and dignity of persons affected by HIV/AIDS and to preventing the spread of HIV infection. CANAC’s members hail from all regions of Canada working in clinical practice, education, research and/or… Read more »

President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society

The President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society is a high-profile lecture series hosted by Simon Fraser University. The kickoff event is an arts exhibition: Innovation, Activism, and the Arts on Jan. 8, 2019 from 6-9:30 pm and Jan. 9, 2019 open all day from 9 am – 7pm. All the public events are free, so make sure… Read more »

Welcome to CAHR 2019

Did you know that Saskatchewan has the highest rate of HIV in Canada and Indigenous populations across Canada are more affected by HIV than other groups?  Are you interested in learning more about the disease and what Canadian researchers and community leaders from across Canada are doing to end HIV here in Canada and globally? The… Read more »

Hepatitis C Course from eduCATIE+

CATIE is offering a Hepatitis C Basics course, through eduCATIE+, tailored for the Pacific region (British Columbia and the Yukon). CATIE’s Hepatitis C Basics blended learning course aims to provide foundational knowledge of hepatitis C, covering topics such as hepatitis C transmission, testing, treatment, prevention and health literacy. This is an introductory-level course geared toward… Read more »

  Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s Fall Conference, PLHIV Forum and AGM, which was held on the traditional territories of the Syilx (Okanagan) people October 30-31st.   We were gifted with a welcome from Elder Wilfred “Grouse” Barnes and drummer Margaret Manuel who opened the event and set the tone for… Read more »

A BC-CfE Education Event Audience: General Public Date: December 4, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00 PM Location: Cullen Lecture Theatre (SPH 1477), Providence Building Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital Join Dr. Angela Kaida and Peer Research Associate Valerie Nicholoson as they present information from the CHIWOS study on the sexual and reproductive health of women with… Read more »

Call for Presentations: Mobile Response Team Symposium

The Provincial Overdose Mobile Response Team (MRT) is pleased to issue an invitation for presenters for the symposium to be held April 11-12, 2019 at the Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, in Burnaby BC. Proposals are welcome for workshops from first responders, frontline workers and people with lived experience/peers who have an interest in sharing… Read more »

Submit Your Abstract for CAHR 2019

Abstract deadline updated December 21, 2018 Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 28th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2019) Topics fall under CAHR’s four tracks: Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences and Social Sciences. An additional oral abstract session will once again be offered with a focus on… Read more »

Invite to AIDS Vancouver Island Annual General Meeting

All are invited to attend AVI’s Annual General Meeting.   Date: Wednesday November 28th Time: 5:00-7:30 PM Location: Ambrosia Centre, 638 Fisgard Street, Victoria   This year’s guest speaker will be Dr. Marilou Gagnon, RN, PhD, Associate Professor UVic School of Nursing. Dr. Gagnon founded the Coalition of Nurses for Supervised Injection Services, served on… Read more »

Glitz and Glam at Positive Living BC

Positive Living BC is hosting Glitz and Glam, a feel-good connection event for anyone who identifies as a female living with HIV. Date: Thursday, November 29th Time: 4- 7 PM Location: Positive Living BC, 1101 Seymour Street, Vancouver.   This event will include: food (of course!) cheesecake smoothie station smoking cessation info and tools​ smudging medicine pouches… Read more »