Category: Research

Date: September 29, 2021 Time: 9:30 to 10:30 AM Pacific time COVID-19 vaccines work remarkably well to protect people against serious illness from the virus that causes COVID-19. However, this past summer, people in Canada have been concerned about the new delta variant and the implications of an impending fourth wave. What does the delta… Read more »

Summit 2021: Disrupt and Reconstruct

via CBRC   Registration for Summit 2021: Disrupt and Reconstruct is now open! Summit 2021 will take place online from October 27-29 and features three days of keynote speakers, workshops, roundtables, panels, and poster presentations highlighting critical perspectives, research, programming, and advocacy on queer and trans health in Canada. This year, we examine the unique impacts of… Read more »

Join the next HIV in Motion event! Read on for details from HIV in Motion Community of Practice (CoP) Engagement Coordinator George Da Silva. Date: Tuesday September 14, 2021 Time: 9-11 AM Pacific time. You are invited to participate in the HIV in Motion Community of Practice (CoP). The topic for this session is “HIV,… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) wants to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on access to services to prevent, test and treat sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) including harm reduction services. If your organization works with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples or directly provides STBBI prevention, testing, treatment services,… Read more »

The Dr. Peter Centre is leading a bilingual National COVID Vaccine Community of Practice to support agencies in facilitating ongoing knowledge translation and exchange for both the people they serve and the frontline workers who serve them, in addition to providing a repository of information frameworks for developing structures and processes, strategies for engaging stakeholders,… Read more »

Looking for participants over the age of 55! Indigenous Self-Identified Women 55+ living with HIV who consume Cannabis To find out more about the community engagement session, and if you are eligible to participate, please contact: Claudette Cardinal [email protected] or text/call 778-875-9717 Mary Vaccaro [email protected] or text/call 905-933-9150

Changes in Leadership at the HIV Legal Network

This news comes from the HIV Legal Network newsletter. Stay up to date with the HIV Legal Network by subscribing here. After nearly 28 years of involvement with the organization, 14 of them as Executive Director, our own Richard Elliott is stepping down and moving on to new adventures — though we know him well… Read more »

  We are excited to share that I’m Ready, a major HIV self-testing research program has launched from REACH Nexus, which is the same research team that got Canada’s first HIV self-test approved last November. I’m Ready’s goals are to reach people who are undiagnosed, get them connected to care, and to learn through the research how… Read more »

Thrive Project seeks participants

Thrive is a Community-Based Research study that aims to measure trends in healthcare utilization and health outcomes among older adults living with HIV (OALHIV) over time and estimate potential gaps in care. Learn more      

The Public Health Agency of Canada wants your help to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected access to services for the care and prevention of HIV, hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI). We also want to know how access to drug treatment and harm reduction services (such as addictions… Read more »

A new study wanting to talk to people about their thoughts about different testing options for sexually-transmitted and blood-borne infections is seeking participants for a focus group. Right now, they are recruiting for two priority populations – gay, bi and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) and people from the African, Caribbean, and Black… Read more »