Category: Resource and Funding News

BC Centre for Disease Control: Public Knowledge Summary

Public Knowledge Summaries provide ongoing and emerging information on BC Centre for Disease Control analytical findings. This information can be freely shared among your colleagues, contacts, and the general public.                   TOPIC: Estimated impact of the provincial take-home naloxone program on preventing illegal drug-related deaths in BC, 2012-2016… Read more »

Update on HIV and other STIs in BC

Looking for  the most recent provincial information on HIV, HCV, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? You can find all that easily on the Smart Sex Resource site. Smart Sex services are provided by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC). Smart Sex offers information and resources on sexual health. If you live in Canada,… Read more »

If you attended one of the webinars about the Community Action Fund Funding Reporting Tool (CRT), you may want to have a copy of the webinar on hand for reference. If you have questions about your project or details about the reporting process, please contact your Project Manager.   View slide deck (pdf)  Download slide… Read more »

Updated April 16, 2018 The Public Health Agency of Canada will launch the 2018 Harm Reduction Open Solicitation in May, 2018. Webinars were will be offered in April (see below to register) to provide information on the Fund’s objectives, the application process, and to answer questions, and hear suggestions from stakeholders. I. About the Harm… Read more »

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has issued an RFP for HIV & HCV Prevention, Care and Treatment Services for Women. There are 3 Components: Component 1.    System Navigation and Support, maximum annual budget $150,000 Component 2.    Network Mobilization and Peer Navigation Services for Women Living with HIV, maximum annual budget $75,000 Component 3.    Peer-led… Read more »

StopOverdoseBC Print Resources

The Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions has recently launched an overdose awareness campaign across BC: www.stopoverdosebc.ca The campaign aims to challenge the way people think about people who use drugs, humanize the overdose crisis, and call on all British Columbians to get informed, get help, and get involved by having courageous conversations. We are reaching… Read more »

During this webinar, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) will share key findings from their work and elucidate the individual and organizational factors that contribute to stigma, and the strategies that can be used to reduce stigma and ultimately improve health outcomes for those affected by or living with sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs)…. Read more »

PLBC/CATIE Webinar: Peer health navigation in HIV services

          Peer health navigation is a person-centred approach to guide, connect, refer, educate and accompany people living with HIV through systems of care. This webinar will unpack diverse peer health navigation models and introduce participants to the new CATIE resource Practice Guidelines in Peer Health Navigation for People Living with HIV…. Read more »

  Thursday February 15, 10 AM PT Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to be an important public health issue, both in Canada and worldwide. This webinar will present the three STIs (gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis) featured in the Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR) issue released on February 1st, and highlight the trends and findings of… Read more »