Tag: CAS

The Canadian AIDS Society is hosting a webinar series on the Medical Use of Cannabis (Marijuana). Part 1: The Science (held on December 11, 2014) Part 2: The Law Part 3: Safer Use and Better Health Part 2: The Law will be held in English on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 from 2 pm to 3:30… Read more »

CAS: National calls regarding PHAC’s proposed funding models

Note to CAS Board and Executive Directors of CAS member organizations as well as regional Executive Directors National calls – Save the date: Nov. 21st & 24th As per our discussions this week, we will be hosting two calls with Lisa Smylie, Manager at PHAC, to discuss the proposed funding models. Lisa has accepted our… Read more »

Canadian AIDS Society survey on rural and remote HIV services

The Canadian  AIDS Society has launched a survey to gather information about rural and remote HIV services. The purpose of this survey is to learn more about the needs of agencies, organizations and programs that deliver HIV/AIDS services to people living in rural and remote regions of Canada. They hope that the insights gleaned from… Read more »

The Canadian AIDS Society is in the process of seeking people to join a community advisory board which will help develop some HIV prevention tools for young women. Our ideal community advisory committee would be comprised of young women from diverse backgrounds, including (but not limited to) HIV+ women, trans women, intravenous drug users, incarcerated… Read more »

MEMBER UPDATE: PHAC plans for integration of delivery of services The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) has been in discussions with senior levels of management of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) regarding their plans to integrate delivery of HIV/AIDS services with other STBBIs, hepatitis C and tuberculosis. PHAC has proposed moving to a holistic… Read more »

The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) is honoured to have received 30 Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medals in order to recognize leaders within the HIV/AIDS movement in Canada.  The medals commemorate the 60th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to the Throne, as Queen of Canada.  They recognize 60 000 outstanding Canadians… Read more »

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS A House is Not a Always Home: Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Housing for People at Risk and Living with HIV/AIDS WHAT The Canadian AIDS Society ( CAS ) is inviting stakeholders from across the country to take part in a brief housing survey. Your opinions and ideas will play a key role in… Read more »

National Digital Repository of HIV and Hepatitis C Resources: HIV Sector Community Consultation The National Digital Repository of HIV and Hepatitis C Resources Project Team are looking for people to take part in HIV Sector Community Consultation. WHAT The community consultation will seek to gain input from community stakeholders in order to inform the development of… Read more »

New Prevention Technologies (NPTs) Webinar Series

      Webinar Series New HIV prevention technologies and their implications for HIV prevention in Canada The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS), CATIE and the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) are pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar series exploring new HIV prevention technologies (NPTs)… Read more »

                                  Youth and Harm Reduction Webinar: A Canadian perspective  Tuesday July 26th at 1:00 pm EST The Canadian AIDS Society and our partners, is pleased to inviteyou to a webinar session looking at current youth specific harm reductionprograms and guidelines being used in different Canadian communities. The paneldiscussion will highlight the innovations… Read more »

The National Digital Repository of HIV Resources (NDR) Project Team is looking for people to take part in HIV Sector Community Consultation. WHAT The community consultation will seek to gain input from community stakeholders in order to inform the development of the National Digital Repository of HIV Resources (for more information, see the project description… Read more »