Tag: PHAC

On behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, I am pleased to announce the release of HIV/AIDS Epi Update – Chapter 1: National HIV Prevalence and Incidence Estimates for 2011. This publication provides more details on methodology, and includes, for the first time, provincial estimates for HIV… Read more »

PHAC Webinar: Training Webinar to develop SMART Indicators

Thursday, Oct. 16 @1:00pm EST This webinar will explain how to develop SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Result-focused, Time-bound) indicators to help your organization understand the impact of your work, measure your project’s achievement toward attaining its objectives, and provide evidence to share with your community and your funders. As a recipient of funding from the Public… Read more »

PHAC: Community Action Fund

On April 1, 2017, the Public Health Agency of Canada’s HIV and Hepatitis C Grants and Contributions funding programs will be integrated into a new funding program called the Community Action Fund. Over the past several months, the Agency has been exploring how best to deliver these funds to support a comprehensive community-based response to… Read more »

Please find below information on the Social Media Training Series and on a publication recently released by the Public Health Agency of Canada: Summary of Key Findings from the A-Track Pilot Survey (2011-2012). Please distribute widely through your networks. The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce additional sessions of the Social Media… Read more »

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 1 PM EST* On April 1, 2017, the Public Health Agency of Canada’s HIV and Hepatitis C Grants and Contributions funding programs will be integrated into a new funding program called the Community Action Fund. Over the past several months, the Agency has been exploring how best to deliver these funds… Read more »

There is a current funding opportunity under the “New Horizons for Seniors Program” for their community-based project stream. The call for applications closes on July 4, 2014. Please feel free to distribute this information to your networks. Community-based projects under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) that enable seniors to share their knowledge, skills… Read more »

PHAC Webinar – HIV Point of Care Testing

WEDNESDAY MAY 21, 2014 1PM EST* Join us for this upcoming webinar on HIV Point of Care Testing (POCT). The first presentation covers the introduction and use of POCT at Nine Circles Community Health Centre, a community-based non-profit centre specializing in HIV testing, prevention and care in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The presentation provides a technical description… Read more »

THURSDAY MAY 8, 2014 2PM EST* New Knowledge: Population-Specific Status Report – HIV and other STBBIs among Youth A new Population-Specific Status Report on HIV and other sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBIs) among Youth in Canada has been completed by the Public Health Agency of Canada. In this webinar, we will highlight key… Read more »

PHAC Webinar: Canadian Tuberculosis Standards 7th Edition

Monday, April 28, 2014 @1:00pm EST Join us for this upcoming webinar presentation on the recently finalised   7th Edition of the Canadian Tuberculosis Standards. The TB Standards have been updated regularly over the past 40 years as knowledge and practice have evolved. This session will provide participants with select highlights of the new TB… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce the release of the Population-specific Status Report: HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted and blood borne infections among youth in Canada. This report is sixth in the series of reports prepared by the Public Health Agency of Canada on populations particularly affected by HIV/AIDS and other… Read more »