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 »

GSHI is Hiring for Various Part-Time Positions

The Gender and Sexual Health Initiative is hiring! We are looking to fill the following part-time positions: Project Coordinator – Qualitative Research Clinical Research Associate (nurse) Interviewer/Outreach Worker (Mandarin speaking) for our AESHA project  Women living with HIV are encouraged to apply! For more information, please check our website.

GSHI is hiring! We are looking for an Interviewer/Outreach Worker, and a Clinical Research Associate (Fridays) for our SHAWNA community-based research team. Women living with HIV strongly encouraged to apply! Applications will start being reviewed December 23. Interviewer/Outreach Worker Description: Works with community-based research (CBR) sexual health and HIV/AIDS team under the direction of the GSHI… Read more »

Please find attached the combined summary of the engagement process on refreshing the Ministry’s strategic policy related to viral hepatitis (Healthy Pathways Forward) that took place late 2015 and early 2016. Between November 25, 2015 to January 20, 2016 the Ministry of Health (the Ministry), the BC Centre for Disease Control BCCDC) and the BC… Read more »

Job Posting – Research Coordinator, BCCfE

JOB: Works with multi disciplinary sexual health and HIV/AIDS research team under the direction of the GSHI Director and Principal Investigator(s). With support from the assistant project coordinators, the Research Coordinator is responsible for the planning, development, implementation and operation of two community-based longitudinal research cohorts: AESHA (An Evaluation of Sex Workers Health Access) and… Read more »

Job Posting – Knowledge Translation Coordinator, GSHI

JOB: Working under the direction of the GSHI Director, and together with GSHI Principal Investigators and research coordinators, the Knowledge Translation Coordinator oversees the knowledge translation and research dissemination efforts for various gender and sexual health projects with community, policy-makers, academics, and general public. The KT Coordinator is responsible for the development and maintenance of… Read more »

News Release – The Province has provided $5 million to the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation for a research study on how to reduce new infections of hepatitis C in the province, announced Health Minister Terry Lake on April 21, 2016, along with BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BCCfE) director Dr. Julio Montaner. “This investment… Read more »

**There will be an information session about the job on Wednesday March 30th 2016 from 2-4pm at McLaren Housing’s Helmcken House at 649 Helmcken Street. Buzz “lounge” and take the elevator to level B.** The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and McLaren Housing Society of BC are undertaking a two-year, mixed-method evaluation of McLaren’s… Read more »

BCCfE – Participate in the SHAPE Study

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is excited to let you know about the SHAPE study that has been launched. SHAPE is led by Dr. Rolando Barrios, Assistant Director of the BC-CfE, as the Principal Investigator. This study will examine the impact of BC’s STOP HIV/AIDS Program by surveying HIV-positive individuals on their experiences… Read more »

Final Engage Study Newsletter (Issue #5)

*** WE DID IT! *** Thank you for your help recruiting participants! This will be our last Engage newsletter. To see our study results once they are published please visit our website.  We have wrapped up recruitment for the Engage Study and would like to thank all of you for your help identifying participants. In total, we enrolled 90 individuals in the… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is happy to announce the launch of a new online course. It is offered free of charge to any clinician, provider or community member interested in learning about HIV testing, treatment, care and support. Please pass this email on to anyone who would benefit from this course. http://education.cfenet.ubc.ca/online-courses/… Read more »