Tag: gay men’s health

CBRC is hiring! We are currently looking for a Youth Programs Coordinator and a Knowledge Development Coordinator. Please find attached the detailed descriptions of the two positions available. Youth Programs Coordinator The Youth Programs Coordinator will support the development of the organization’s youth activities. The focus of this position includes the coordination of the Investigatyors,… Read more »

REACH 2.0 News & Events – May 2015

Connecting with our network coast to coast In this issue: New Study on Point-of-Care Testing in Atlantic Canada Spring in Manitoba: Two Events on the Way Témoigner en public de sa séropositivé, ça donne quoi? Harm Reduction, Addiction and Mental Health: CBR Priorities in Action REACH 2.0 Initiative: Addressing Health Inequities and Improving Health Outcomes… Read more »

PAN Congratulates PHO on HIV, Stigma and Society Report

PAN recently sent Dr. Perry Kendall, BC’s Provincial Health Officer, a letter of congratulations on his recently released report: HIV, Stigma and Society: Tackling a Complex Epidemic and Renewing HIV Prevention for Gay and Bisexual Men in British Columbia. PAN notes that: “This is a very significant report in that it highlights the importance of HIV… Read more »

Community-Based Research Centre News Winter Edition

9th BC Gay Men’s Health Summit The 9th BC Gay Men’s Health Summit was held on November 7 & 8, 2013 at Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre and focused on Life Course and Gay Men’s Health.  This year had an attendance of over 150 individuals, with many praising it as the “best Summit yet!” Highlights… Read more »

Originally posted on: bclovebytes.wordpress.com     by Mark Gilbert   There are only a few internet-based testing programs that have been designed with gay and bisexual men in mind.  While we know that gay and bisexual men do use these services, we don’t really know what impact these services have at a population level.  We… Read more »

Webinar: Understanding Syndemics and Gay Men’s Health

Tuesday, March 26 – 10:00am The term syndemic refers to the tendency of multiple epidemics to co-occur, interact and worsen the effects of one another.  Among gay men, syndemics of psycho-social difficulties have been shown empirically to increase risk of HIV infection. This presentation will provide an overview of the concept of syndemic, describe how… Read more »

Webinar: Gay Health @ Work

Thursday, March 28 – 1:00pm As part of CBRC’s overall investigation of social determinants affecting gay men’s health, we examined the relationship between employment discrimination and health outcomes. Presenter: Terry Trussler Terry Trussler – Terry Trussler is the Research Director of the Community Based Research Centre and Principal Investigator of the Sex Now survey. Now… Read more »

KnowledgeConnect Webinar Series: Video Archive

Last November PAN was excited to launch a webinar series, KnowledgeConnect, and since that time have hosted ten webinars.  Many of you participated in one or more of these sessions and we hope you found them interesting and informative.  We’ve had a few technological bugs along the way, which we expected, but as we got… Read more »