Category: News

  To our valued community partners, Over the past 30 years, the CTN has built a world-class national infrastructure that ensures Canadian HIV researchers collaborate locally and internationally to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV, train the next generation ofHIV researchers, and lead cutting edge clinical research in HIV, hepatitis C (HCV) and… Read more »

Journal of Indigenous HIV Research

The Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative (AHA Centre) has released the Journal of Indigenous HIV Research, Volume 10. This volume includes: A Culturally Specific Approach: Developing A Métis Methodology for HIV Research Graphic Facilitation as a Tool to Guide Community-Based Research on Indigenous Boys’ and ​Men’s Sexual Health The WoW Gathering: A Land-Based Positive Action… Read more »

BC Substance Use Conference 2020

“Changing Practice, Changing Policy” –  BC Substance Use Conference 2020   Date: June 4 – 6, 2020 Location: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver Hotel, 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver, on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people.   From the conference posting: We are in the midst of a longstanding crisis of drug-related… Read more »

Date: Wednesday January 22, 2020 This webinar will recap some of the highlights of last year’s Summit, a conference for Queer Men’s health hosted by Community Based Research Centre. In its 15th iteration in 2019, the theme was ‘Queering Healthcare Access and Accessibility’ which meant that the Summit was dedicated to talking about what is… Read more »

Medical Director/Advisor .2 FTE Options for Sexual Health is currently seeking a sexual and reproductive health physician to take on the role of medical director/advisor for the organization. As an important member of the leadership team, this individual must be passionate about advancing sexual and reproductive Health Care from a sex-positive, pro-choice and feminist perspective…. Read more »

Webinar: Experiences and needs of Canadian gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM), EMIS-2017 survey results Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019 Time: 10 AM Pacific time   In 2017, the second iteration of the European Men-who-have-sex-with-men Internet Survey (EMIS-2017) was launched. This survey collected data from gbMSM living in 50 countries,… Read more »

Call for Expressions of interest, Victoria Community Action Team Due: January 6, 2020 at 2 PM Pacific time The Victoria Overdose Community Action Team (CAT) project coordinator will support the CAT to achieve their strategic priorities by providing coordination services. The Victoria CAT is a collaborative group comprised of range of stakeholders including people with… Read more »

  As Northern Health continues our work towards achieving the goals in the provincial framework “From Hope to Health: Towards an AIDS-free Generations (2012)”, we are seeking community organizations who are well positioned to provide prevention, support, and/or care for individuals living with, or at risk for HIV and HCV.   Northern Health (NH) is… Read more »

Substance Use News November 2019

  Substance Use News provides a snapshot of news and resources for those working to support folks who use substances. We share pieces on the social, medical and political responses to the opioid crisis, from advocacy to welcome change. See our Drug Use and Overdose Response page for resources on overdose services, team resilience, governmental reports,… Read more »

Via Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network   Vancouver, BC. December 1, 2019 The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) names Margaret Kisikaw Piyesis as Chief Executive Officer   Effective December 1, 2019, Margaret Kisikaw Piyesis will step into the role of CEO of CAAN. The organization’s Board of Directors and acting CEO Renée Masching are very pleased… Read more »

Webinar: Epidemiology of HIV in Canada

  Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019 Time: 10 AM Pacific Time Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a continuing international epidemic and an important public health issue in Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada works in partnership with other organizations to conduct surveillance on newly diagnosed cases of HIV in Canada. This webinar will present… Read more »

Learn with CATIE: Preventing the Sexual Transmission of HIV

January 13 to February 7, 2020 Webinar: February 5, 2020, 12 PM Pacific time CATIE’s Preventing the Sexual Transmission of HIV course aims to develop core knowledge on the prevention of sexual transmission of HIV for frontline service providers who have a role in HIV prevention. Through this course, participants will gain in-depth knowledge of… Read more »