Category: PLDI Blog

Wednesday, October 28th, 2:00 PM EST “What’s Hot with Peer Research Associates (PRAs)?” is an online talk show about community-based research that has people living with HIV as the main protagonists. 9th Edition : “High & Hired: PRAs with lived experience using drugs.” hosted by James Watson “Nothing About Us, Without Us” is an often used… Read more »

Vancouverites.ca – Bradford McIntyre: Showing Up for Life

For all intents and purposes, Bradford McIntyre’s story could be a movie. Thirty-one years ago, during the height of the AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) crisis, he was diagnosed with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). A year later, the doctors told him he had 6 months to live. This is a story of being given a death… Read more »

The Canadian Positive People Network held a Press Conference  and meet-and-greet in Toronto on September 25 at the 519 Community Centre in Toronto to release their Pre-Election statement. Daily Xtra was there to cover the press conference. We are kindly asking you to sign, support and share with your networks the CPPN/RCPS petition to Canadian… Read more »

CHABAC has released a fact sheet on HIV Stigma in African, Caribbean and Black Communities. People from African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities face multiple forms of stigma and discrimination. HIV-related stigma is just one of these. The purpose of this fact sheet is to raise awareness among health and social service professionals about the… Read more »

When it comes to HIV disclosure, the law is complicated. In 2012, the Canadian Supreme Court issued a regressive ruling that made the law stricter for people living with HIV, in opposition to scientific assessments of risk and medical advancements that reduce the likelihood of transmission. Legally, people living with HIV must use a condom… Read more »

Working with partners including ACT, PWA, Positive Living Niagara and PositiveLite.com, the OHTN has created a brand new resource on smoking and HIV. Quitting smoking is one of the very best things that someone living with HIV can do to protect their health. Our new website offers videos, apps, links to helplines and workshops, and… Read more »

Call for Youth Advisory Group members for Resist Stigma

Are you a young gay, bisexual, or queer guy in Canada interested in fighting against stigma? Stigma is a strong social power that keeps people out.  It is a driver of the HIV epidemic and a key social determinant of health for young gay and bisexual men.  It manifests in many ways, such has HIV… Read more »

Wednesday September 30, 8:00-9:00 AM PST Cost: Free registration. Register here. The goals of this Webinar are to understand: – Diversity among youth affected by HIV – Barriers for youth in accessing HIV testing and care services – Challenges for care providers in engaging youth in HIV testing and care – Practical strategies and resources… Read more »

Wednesday, September 30th, 2:00 PM EST “What’s Hot with Peer Research Associates (PRAs)?” is an online talk show about community-based research that has people living with HIV as the main protagonists. 8th Edition : “GIPA/MIPA: I’ve heard of it.” hosted by James Watson The Greater and more Meaningful involvement of PLHIV is based on the idea… Read more »