Tag: STBBI

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2014 1:00pm EST* The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Community Action Fund, being implemented on April 1, 2017,  will take an integrated, holistic approach to address HIV, hepatitis C, and other related STBBI, TB co-infection, and related aspects of health, including mental health, aging, and social determinants of health. This webinar will… Read more »

STI Updates: WelTel at Oak Tree: mHealth to improve health

Background Oak Tree Clinic is studying the clinical effectiveness of a weekly text messaging intervention for improving the care and support of vulnerable and hard-to-reach HIV positive patients on antiretroviral therapy (cART). The study is based upon the WeltelKENYA study [1], a randomized control trial demonstrating that weekly text messages to patients from nurses results… 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 »

Resources put out by the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) Factors Impacting Vulnerability to HIV and other STBBIs (pdf) The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) developed a set of core competency statements for front-line workers in STBBI prevention along with a health equity impact assessment tool specific to STBBIs (the STBBI HEIA Tool) through its… Read more »

PHAC: Awareness Campaign Materials – Resource Guide

In collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), marketing communications agency Banfield has developed this Resource Guide for community organizations working to address sexually transmitted and blood borne infections. It is intended to equip community organizations with tools that will be helpful in the development and evaluation of awareness materials.   The content… 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 »

WEBINAR – New Knowledge: HIV and other STBBIs among Youth

Due to a record response to this invitation we were unable to accommodate everyone who attempted to register. As a result, we are repeating this webinar and encourage you to register early UPCOMING WEBINAR (ENCORE) New Knowledge: Population-Specific Status Report – HIV and other STBBIs among Youth A new Population-Specific Status Report on HIV and… Read more »

  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 findings from this most recent… Read more »

Since the late 1990s new cases of HIV and syphilis have been increasing in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Canada, Australia, Western Europe and the U.S. Syphilis and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can injure tissues, resulting in inflammation and sores (sometimes painless) on or inside delicate ano-genital tissues, the mouth and… Read more »