Category: Webinars

Join the UBC Learning Circle on Jan 10, 2019 for this critically important session on the Opioid Public Health Emergency and its impact on Indigenous peoples in BC. Andrea Medley from the First Nations Health Authorities’ Indigenous Wellness Team, as well as Indigenous partner organizations working in harm reduction, who will hold discussion on: The… Read more »

Webinar: HIV surveillance in Canada: 2017

  Date: Thursday December 13, 2018  Time: 10 AM Pacific / 1 PM Eastern Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a global public health issue with an estimated 1.8 million people newly infected in 2017. The Public Health Agency of Canada monitors newly diagnosed cases of HIV through a national HIV Surveillance System, in partnership with all… Read more »

Webinar: Big River First Nation- Know Your Status Program

PHAC Webinar Series Date: December 6, 2018 Time: 10 AM Pacific time   This presentation will provide an update on the unique situation experienced in Saskatchewan, Canada with sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections and share best practices in responding to HIV, hepatitis C, and STI. The presentation will also provide an introduction to the Big… Read more »

Webinar : HIV in Canada AND Canadian Perspectives on STBBIs

HIV in Canada: Surveillance Highlights from 2017, followed by Canadian Perspectives on Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections Date: Thursday November 29, 10 AM Pacific time   Program HIV in Canada: Surveillance highlights from 2017 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a global public health issue with an estimated 1.8 million people newly infected in 2017. The… Read more »

This the 4th webinar in a  series on Peer Navigation Program Development and is a partnership between CATIE and Positive Living BC. Date: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 Time: 9 AM (Pacific standard time). Peer health navigation is a person-centred approach to guide, connect, refer, educate and accompany people living with HIV through systems of care…. Read more »

Join the Canadian Public Health Association for the webinar Experiences of fighting sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection (STBBI) related stigma in African newcomer communities. It will be presented by Simret Daniel and Babou Kinkumba from Sexuality Education Resource Centre. During this interactive webinar, gain insight on the stigma related to STBBIs experienced by African newcomer communities,… Read more »

Learn what your organization can do to act on the findings of  Project Inclusion, a human rights approach to HIV, HCV and overdose prevention in BC. Pivot traveled to communities in BC to speak with people coping with poverty, homelessness, and substance use about how programs and policies affect their health. Pivot’s Darcie Bennett will… Read more »

Project Inclusion: A Human Rights Approach to HIV, Hepatitis C and Overdose Prevention

Learn what your organization can do to act on the findings of  Project Inclusion, a human rights approach to HIV, HCV and overdose prevention in BC. Pivot traveled to communities in BC to speak with people coping with poverty, homelessness, and substance use about how programs and policies affect their health. Pivot’s Darcie Bennett shares… Read more »

Join us for a dialogue-based webinar with AIDS Vancouver Island’s Kim Toombs and Ivan Fletcher. Ivan does mobile harm reduction and Kim is on the Overdose Outreach team. We will talk about lessons from their work and Kim will share knowledge from the Stimulus conference on drugs, policy and practice in Edmonton (October 3-5). We encourage… Read more »

KnowledgeConnect Dialogue: Mobile Harm Reduction and the Stimulus Conference

We hosted a dialogue-based webinar with AIDS Vancouver Island’s Kim Toombs and Ivan Fletcher on October 17, 2018. Ivan works in mobile harm reduction and Kim is on the Overdose Outreach team. Ivan and Kim talked about lessons from their work and Kim sahred her experiences from the Stimulus conference on drugs, policy and practice, which took… Read more »

Join us for a webinar on the intersections of HIV and TB in Indigenous communities. This webinar will be presented by Isa Wolf, Clinical Nurse Specialist in tuberculosis (TB) with First Nations Health Authority. Health and cultural factors play roles in how to best support people facing HIV, TB, or both. Isa will help attendees… Read more »

Understanding the Intersections of HIV and TB in Indigenous Communities

This webinar was presented by Jennifer Sammartino of the First Nations Health Authority, and Jannie Leung of the BC Centre for Disease Control on October 24, 2018. Health and cultural factors play roles in how to best support people facing HIV, TB, or both. Jennifer and Jannie talked about  the layers of HIV and TB… Read more »