Category: PLDI Blog

Job Posting PLDI Peer Evaluator

 PLDI Peer Evaluator (Part-Time, Time Limited Position) Job Opportunity JOB DEFINITION: PAN is presently in the process of hiring three part-time Peer Evaluators on a time limited basis, to assist with an impact evaluation of the Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) – a leadership training program for people living with HIV/AIDS – in BC. For… Read more »

Date: May 18, 12 pm to 1 pm Presenter: Dr. Brian Conway, Medical Director, Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre Register: Click here You are invited to attend Positive Living BC’s next lunch and learn session by webinar. You will be able to listen, participate in the discussion, and ask questions. Please forward this to anyone you… Read more »

Housing can be an issue for some people living with HIV. Programs designed to provide safe and secure housing for those in need can be a stabilizing force in the lives of people with HIV.     The Enhanced Supportive Housing Program provides intensive support to people living with HIV who have complex needs.  … Read more »

Since the arrival of the first anti-HIV drug in the late 1980s, the question of when to begin treatment in the course of HIV disease has ignited debate. Over the years, recommendations about the ideal treatment starting point have moved back and forth between early and late initiation. In the past decade, however, the evidence… Read more »

OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR CANADIAN CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES TO BE INCLUDED IN CANADIAN GOVERNMENT DELEGATION TO THE UN HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON AIDS – JUNE 8-10, 2016 Canada will include two civil society representatives to its delegation: one individual from a registered Canadian Non-Government Organization (NGO) whose mandate focuses on HIV/AIDS, and one self-declared… Read more »

Join PWN for the 12th Annual SpringBoard Conference

Join PWN for our 12th Annual SpringBoard Conference! Intersections: Care for Women Living with HIV and hepatitis C Date: Thursday, May 19th  11:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Blue Horizon Hotel (1225 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC) Please RSVP to reserve your spot: [email protected]  or call 604-692-3000. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Link on website:… Read more »

The “Women And The Criminalization of HIV” (WATCH) study is now recruiting women living with HIV in the Lower Mainland for our first 4-day intensive Body Mapping workshop from June 19-23 2016. WATCH is a national, arts-based research study exploring women living with HIV’s understanding of the laws surrounding HIV non-disclosure and how criminalization impacts their relationships and… Read more »

Positive Living BC is hosting Healing Retreats for HIV-positive men and women.  Retreats take place June 24 – 27 and September 2 – 7, 2016, and are supported by volunteer peer leaders.  When you go on retreat, you will spend three nights and four days at beautiful Loon lake Forest Camp. This experience can help reduce… Read more »

AVI – Women & HIV Forum and Training

Friday, April 22 10am-4pm Begbie Hall, 2199 Richmond Road, Victoria Register here AIDS Vancouver Island is pleased to invite you to this free, all day forum and training on HIV as it relates to women and their unique experiences with the virus.  The day will include presentations by Dr. Mary Kestler, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network,… Read more »

**There will be an information session about the job on Wednesday March 30th 2016 from 2-4pm at McLaren Housing’s Helmcken House at 649 Helmcken Street. Buzz “lounge” and take the elevator to level B.** The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and McLaren Housing Society of BC are undertaking a two-year, mixed-method evaluation of McLaren’s… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada’s HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund supports the community-based response to HIV, hepatitis C and related sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBI). The approach to the Community Action Fund includes a commitment to the greater and meaningful engagement of people living with HIV and/or hepatitis C. We… Read more »