Category: Webinars

Thursday March 1st, 2018.  10 AM PT In this webinar, Tujuanna Austin, Shalane Ha, and Karen Timmerman will be discussing a scoping review on the barriers and facilitators to the screening and testing of HCV, as reported by patients and healthcare providers. Hepatitis C is a blood-borne infection that is characterized by an inflammation of… Read more »

Webinar: Drug Substitution Therapies and Community Health

The overdose crisis continues unabated in BC, a tragedy that continues to unfold. Meet two people at the front lines of this epidemic: Dr. Christy Sutherland and Wendy Stevens.  They’ll present information on the use of naloxone and opioid substitution therapies as well as the importance of wraparound care and community development. Presenters: Dr. Christy… 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 »

Drug Substitution Therapies and Community Health

The overdose crisis continues unabated in BC, a tragedy that continues to unfold. Meet two people at the front lines of this epidemic: Dr. Christy Sutherland and Wendy Stevens.  They’ll present information on the use of naloxone and opioid substitution therapies as well as the importance of wraparound care and community development. Presenters: Dr. Christy… Read more »

  The Canadian Webinar Series on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights would like to invite you the third of a multi-phase series of webinars focused on key aspects regarding the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women living with HIV in Canada: Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice: Canadian Webinar Series on Implementing the WHO… Read more »

PrEP: What is it? What does it mean for Indigenous people?

Via Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health (CBRC)    The CBRC will be hosting a free webinar on PrEP: What Is It? What Does It Mean for BC’s Indigenous People? Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is one way to help prevent HIV. Prophylaxis simply means disease prevention. In this approach, people who do not have HIV… Read more »

  Mind Your “Business”: Providing Health Care at the Intersections of Mental and Sexual / Reproductive Health Thursday January 25th, 2018 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET   Every year, Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights host their annual Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week (SRH Week). SRH Week is a promotional and… Read more »

Improving Your Evaluation Skills

  If you talk to people about evaluation, it’s not unusual to hear some frustration with the process. Evaluation can prompt responses that run from love to hate: people appreciate the information evaluations can provide, or they don’t see the benefits of them at all. As we started to envision our upcoming 3-part professional development… Read more »

Register now to learn about BC’s online STI testing program, GetCheckedOnline. Dr. Mark Gilbert of the BC Centre for Disease Control will be presenting on Wednesday January 17 at 10 AM Pacific Time. GetCheckedOnline is an easy way to test for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections in British Columbia, Canada. In a few steps, you… Read more »

GetCheckedOnline: STI Testing Made Easy

  GetCheckedOnline.com is an easy way to test for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections in British Columbia, Canada. In a few steps, you ​can print a lab form, then go to a participating LifeLabs site to give your samples and get your results online or over the phone. GetCheckedOnline is operated by the BC Centre… Read more »