Tag: Oak Tree Clinic

Job Posting – Peer Support Facilitator, Oak Tree Clinic

BC Women’s Hospital Oak Tree Clinic is seeking a peer support group facilitator to join our Peer Support program. The intention of this position is to co-facilitate a monthly Peer Support Group for women living with HIV/AIDS at BC Women’s Hospital in Vancouver. The Peer facilitator’s role is to encourage women to explore and discuss… Read more »

World AIDS Day Message from Oak Tree Clinic

Please share this message from the Oak Tree Clinic through your networks!   December 1 is World AIDS Day! This is an opportunity to for us to raise awareness about HIV. This year, let’s Think Positive: Rethink HIV and challenge people to overcome outdated stereotypes and to embrace people living with HIV. BC Women’s Oak Tree Clinic… Read more »

by MCM Murray, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Infectious Disease Specialist, BC Women’s and St. Paul’s Hospitals, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia. Background Since its introduction in 1996, combined anti-retroviral therapy (cART) has led to enormous improvements in the health and survival of HIV positive (HIV+) persons. However, the success of cART is intrinsic upon patient… Read more »

By Kevin Griffin, Vancouver Sun January 1st, 2015 Within a span of four years, Rhonda went from nearly dying from AIDS to giving birth to a healthy baby girl. Her story illustrates the challenges of AIDS in 2014. Science has made incredible advances in treatment and prevention but the social stigma associated with the disease… Read more »

Join community members, researchers and service providers in an evening focused on strengthening care and support for mothers living with HIV in Vancouver and beyond! Monday, September 8, 2014 5:30 – 9:00pm Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings Street, 1440-1430 Segal Centre, Vancouver This knowledge-to-action forum will: Discuss issues currently affecting mothers… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), in partnership with Positive Living BC, is offering a series of webinars that will provide up-to-date HIV treatment and care information. This series will meet the needs of learners across geographical and professional boundaries, with content designed to be relevant to a broad range of learner levels. Sessions… Read more »