Category: Webinars and Online Learning

Pacific Hepatitis C Network Introduces Help 4 Hep BC

Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) introduced their new hep C Peer Navigation program HELP 4 HEP BC.  Presenters Deb Schmitz and Daryl Luster of Pacific Hepatitis C Network provided information on the new program and ways to help promote Help 4 Hep BC to clients, peers, participants, peeps, staff, colleagues, and community. Daryl Luster As… Read more »

Webinars for Work

The thing about working in HIV and HCV support and services is you rarely wind down, as many PAN members can attest. Webinars can be a great way to gain knowledge and pause in your everyday of doing. Here are a few you might have missed that are worth a mention. All are about an… Read more »

Tuesday May 30th, 10 AM PDST From the Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health Suicide is the ninth leading cause of death among Canadians, responsible for nearly 4000 deaths each year. While everyone is susceptible to the feelings of hopelessness and despair that precede suicide, gay and bisexual men are 4 times more likely… Read more »

From the Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health: Our understanding of hepatitis C (HCV) transmission and the development of effective HCV treatment has evolved dramatically in recent years. In high resource countries, HCV is primarily passed through sharing used injection drug equipment, however, HCV infections were occurring among HIV-positive gbMSM who reported not having… Read more »

Webinar, April 12, 2017 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET Register here! Despite the availability of new ARVs and the simplification of treatment options, side effects continue to affect people living with HIV. Side effects negatively impact health, well-being, and quality of life. They also contribute to poor treatment adherence and treatment discontinuation. Qualitative studies published… Read more »

Date and Time: April 12th, 2017 10:00 AM (PST)   Registration Details: GoToWebinar – Link   Please note webinar registration is limited to 500 participants. This webinar will be recorded; by registering for this webinar you are providing your consent to this recording. The webinar registration and delivery is in English only.   Under Canada’s… Read more »

Webinar – PEP/PrEP Update – A B.C. Case Study

Monday, March 27, 2016 10am PT Register Now!   In 2014, the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS launched the Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) Pilot Project. Since then, hundreds of gbMSM have accessed the program in Vancouver. In 2017, the Centre announced a Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) program targeting individuals in high risk sexual networks. This… Read more »