Tag: Resources

HIV and Aging… There Are Resources on That!

Based on feedback from our members, PAN has identified HIV and aging as a priority area of focus. Interest in accessing resources related to aging with HIV was put forth at the Fall 2016 PHA forum, where it was suggested that PAN’s website could include a resource section focused on this topic area. HIV and… Read more »

New Online Toolkit: HIV and the Law

In the 1990s people living with HIV in Canada began being criminally prosecuted for not disclosing their status to sexual partners. Many argue that these prosecutions are not based on current evidence and should be rethought to align more closely with public health efforts. However, the legal duty to disclose one’s HIV status, as established… Read more »

New Resources: Criminalization of HIV non-disclosure Access our new suite of multimedia resources on the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure — an updated set of info sheets, two short videos breaking down the current problematic state of the criminal law in Canada, and a webinar series explaining an individual’s rights and responsibilities with respect to HIV… Read more »

The Programs and Partnerships Division is pleased to announce the release of five fact sheets on key determinants of sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBIs) among street-involved youth. The fact sheets are based on an analysis of current literature and findings from Enhanced Street Youth Surveillance (E-SYS) Cycle 6. The fact sheets in the… Read more »

CATIE Resources for World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day is coming up on July 28, 2014. Whether you are already engaged in hepatitis C work or if you are looking to build your capacity in this area, CATIE has resources to help you prepare. Here are three ways we can help: 1. We have launched a new series of posters and… Read more »

by Bobbi Brownrigg, Public Health Initiatives and Innovation Leader, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC Background Despite advances in HIV treatments, as well as successful campaigns aimed to decrease the stigma of HIV, a small but significant portion of individuals at risk of HIV in BC are delaying or not getting tested due to concerns about confidentiality.[1]… Read more »

Are you looking for strategies to increase response rates to your online surveys? Fluid Surveys recently posted as useful resource in their blog called, “6 Simple Tips to Write Perfect Subject Lines For Your Survey Email Invitations”. In a nutshell, here is what Fluid Surveys suggests: Personalization is important The form line matters Keep subject lines… Read more »

CATIE’s HepCInfo Update 5.4

New and Noteworthy European Medicines Agency advises on compassionate use of sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) and ledipasvir The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the compassionate use of sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) and ledipasvir for people with hepatitis C who are at high risk of liver failure or death within 12 months…. Read more »

HIV Testing Pocketbook: A Guide to Your Rights

This pocketbook covers some of the topics that you need to know to understand your rights in regards to HIV testing in a new environment where the push is for “routine testing”. It covers topics like informed consent, “non-nominal” (no name) testing, how to safeguard your medical privacy and limit who can view your medical… Read more »

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network has new brochure resources

Know Your Rights is a series of brochures addressing the privacy rights and disclosure obligations of people living with HIV in a variety of day-to-day contexts. Using a question-and-answer format, the brochures provide practical and accessible legal information. The first four brochures in the series are now available: Disclosure at work Accommodation in the workplace… Read more »