Tag: Health

Mapping Home: Positive Living, Positive Homes at CAHR 2016

The Canadian Association of HIV Research held its 2016 annual conference from May 11-15 in Winnipeg this year, and for the first time, the Positive Living Positive Homes team was there. Darren Lauscher, peer consultant, and Heather Picotte, study manager, discussed using a visual method in which HIV+ participants map their living space and point… Read more »

Nominations Open: WEGO Health Activist Awards

The Fourth Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards are in full swing, and we wanted to invite you to nominate a leader in your health community for a Health Activist Award. Click here to nominate! The WEGO Health Activist Awards were created to embody the mission of WEGO Health: to empower Health Activists, those patient influencers… Read more »

Do you lead an arts & health project? Get on the map! On The Map: Arts & Health in BC is a province-wide online survey of arts & health activity to uncover the many ways that the arts are contributing to individual, community, and population health, healing and wellbeing. Despite growing interest and activity in… Read more »

The BC and Yukon Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society is pleased to announce that the 2014 Evaluation in the Health Sector conference is being held in Vancouver, BC on Friday, November 21, 2014. Its focus is on health sector evaluations in the Lower Mainland. Who should attend?  Evaluation professionals, members of academia, program managers, students… Read more »

Helping Antiretrovirals To Help You

By Lily Thatcher So you’ve been offered antiretrovirals (ARVs) by your doctor or clinician? They have probably talked over the treatment with you: what’s involved; how long the treatment lasts; the long term prognosis; and you‘ve probably got some literature to take home with you for reading at your leisure. Trouble is, quite a lot… Read more »