Category: Resources

CATIE’s HepCInfo Update 5.19

New and Noteworthy CATIE-News: A hepatitis C outbreak among HIV-negative gay men in London, England Some HIV-negative gay men may be at risk for getting hepatitis C. Researchers from London, England found 44 cases of acute Hep C infection in HIV-negative gay men between 2010 and 2014. Among HIV-positive gay men, hepatitis C has been… Read more »

On behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, I am pleased to announce the release of HIV/AIDS Epi Update – Chapter 1: National HIV Prevalence and Incidence Estimates for 2011. This publication provides more details on methodology, and includes, for the first time, provincial estimates for HIV… Read more »

PHAC: Community Action Fund

On April 1, 2017, the Public Health Agency of Canada’s HIV and Hepatitis C Grants and Contributions funding programs will be integrated into a new funding program called the Community Action Fund. Over the past several months, the Agency has been exploring how best to deliver these funds to support a comprehensive community-based response to… Read more »

New Resources: Criminalization of HIV non-disclosure Access our new suite of multimedia resources on the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure — an updated set of info sheets, two short videos breaking down the current problematic state of the criminal law in Canada, and a webinar series explaining an individual’s rights and responsibilities with respect to HIV… Read more »

Hope Air recently received some funding earmarked specifically for providing free airfare to people living with HIV/AIDS who need to travel long distance to specialists. We encourage you or your client to visit www.hopeair.ca or call us at 1.877.346.4673. You can request a free flight online and check eligibility criteria at www.hopeair.ca/FAQ.   We would like to add… Read more »

Please find below information on the Social Media Training Series and on a publication recently released by the Public Health Agency of Canada: Summary of Key Findings from the A-Track Pilot Survey (2011-2012). Please distribute widely through your networks. The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce additional sessions of the Social Media… Read more »

The Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada (Federal Initiative), completed in early 2014, and the companion Management Response and Action Plan, has now been posted on-line. This evaluation was carried out in accordance with the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada’s policy on evaluation, which states that federal departments are required to conduct evaluations of… Read more »

There is a current funding opportunity under the “New Horizons for Seniors Program” for their community-based project stream. The call for applications closes on July 4, 2014. Please feel free to distribute this information to your networks. Community-based projects under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) that enable seniors to share their knowledge, skills… Read more »

Grant opportunity – City of Vancouver Social Innovation Project

This new grant stream provides funding for innovative projects that address social issues in Vancouver. Is your organization interested in: Testing a pilot project? Adopting new methods? Ramping up an existing service? Collaborating with other organizations in a new way? Improving the delivery of your services? Read the information sheet below for details on eligible… Read more »

CIHR Funding Opportunities – Fall 2013

The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) funds much of the HIV/AIDS related research in Canada, including community based research. Below is a list of upcoming opportunities related to HIV/AIDS. Please visit the CIHR website for a full list of opportunities as some projects may also be able to apply for different funds. Operating Grant:… Read more »