Category: Hepatitis C

        Lessons learned from supervised consumption and overdose prevention sites in Canada Recorded November 6, 2019. Now available on demand. Watch on Vimeo This webinar was presented in partnership with the Dr. Peter Centre. This webinar focuses on lessons learned from a national teleconference network for supervised consumption site (SCS) and overdose… Read more »

Date: December 5, 2019 Time: 9 – 10:30 AM Pacific The integration of hepatitis C care within broader harm reduction or related HIV service models could remove some of the barriers to access and engagement. This webinar will discuss potential strategies to overcome these barriers by focusing on promising models of frontline programs for people… Read more »

Keep up the pressure for life-saving health services!

Via the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network  Now that the election is over and Canada’s new government is taking shape, it’s time to keep the pressure on. Despite the devastating overdose crisis, drug policy and harm reduction services didn’t get nearly enough play during the campaign. But we can’t let these critical issues be pushed aside…. Read more »

2019 World AIDS Day & Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

The UNAIDS theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities make the difference”. Items are listed alphabetically by Health Authority. If you are planning an event or campaign for World AIDS Day or Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week, let us know. We will be creating a list of what’s happening or available. Please include: Title… Read more »

Webinar: Curing Hepatitis C in People Living with HIV

New Learning Series Event Presented by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS in partnership with Positive Living BC Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Location: Register online at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2233099722472298763 Participants of this webinar will be able to: Identify how to diagnose and assess hepatitis C among people living with HIV; Learn how… Read more »

Webinar: What’s Happening in Digital Sexual Health

Date: Wednesday December 4,  2019 Time: 10 AM, Pacific Time   Join us for the latest in PAN’s KnowledgeConnect webinar series. This dialogue-style webinar will explore some digital sexual health services available in BC. Digital sexual health programs help people learn about, monitor and enhance their sexual health and knowledge by engaging online. They have… Read more »

YouthCO reduces the impact of HIV and Hep C stigma on the youth of British Columbia through peer support, education and meaningful community engagement. We also work to end the stigma related to HIV and hepatitis C. The job description is written with intent of hiring a YouthCO staff member; however, candidates may apply to… Read more »

Job Posting: Mpowerment YVR Coordinator, YouthCO

YouthCO reduces the impact of HIV and hepatitis C stigma on the youth of British Columbia through peer support, education and meaningful community engagement. We also work to end the stigma related to HIV and hepatitis C. Mpowerment is a HIV leadership program. It is queer centered, gender affirming and trans inclusive for young adults… Read more »

The Hepatitis Services team at the BC Centre for Disease Control is conducting a survey and needs input!   Who should complete this survey? People who provide (or work at a clinic that provides) hepatitis C treatment in British Columbia. Please also share this link with other people in your network to help achieve a… Read more »

Update from the Collective Impact Network

PAN has continued to provide services that strengthen and support a coordinated and effective community-based response to HIV and hepatitis C in our province. We do this by co-leading the Collective Impact Network (CIN) – in active partnership with the PHSA – as well as through the activities of our larger capacity-building network. The CIN… Read more »

From Action Hepatitis Canada   In 2016, Canada committed on the world stage to eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030, but a recent study indicates we are desperately lagging in terms of progress. If things continue as they are, we will not reach our goal until 2050 or later, and people will continue to needlessly suffer…. Read more »