Tag: STOP HIV/AIDS

SHAPE Study is Recruiting Participants

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS’ SHAPE study, launched in March 2016, is looking for participants. The purpose of this study is to learn what challenges individuals face accessing HIV care and treatment in the context of increased funding for HIV care through the province-wide rollout of the STOP Program. More information about the… Read more »

The 2014/15 From Hope to Health progress report

The BC Ministry of Health is pleased to share with you the second progress report of From Hope to Health: Towards an AIDS Free Generation. This progress report covers the second fiscal year of provincial expansion (April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015). In addition, there is a supporting technical document that details the source data and… Read more »

The first progress report of From Hope to Health: Towards an AIDS Free Generation is now available. This progress report covers the first fiscal year of provincial expansion (April 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014). In addition, there is a supporting technical document that details the source of the data and parameters used to measure… Read more »

STOP HIV/AIDS Monitoring Reports for Q4 2014

As part of the BC-CfE’s mandate to evaluate the outcomes of STOP HIV/AIDS® programming in BC, we have developed quarterly HIV/AIDS monitoring reports. These reports provide up-to-date data on a variety of key HIV-related surveillance and treatment indicators. Selection of these indicators was achieved through a collaborative process with various Health Authority (HA) representatives. There… Read more »

Call for Peer Involvement: The CHERT Outcomes Working Group

The BC HIV/HCV Evaluation Advisory Group is looking for people living with HIV or who have lived experience with HCV to assist them in developing outcomes indicators for the Community HIV/HCV Evaluation and Reporting Tool (CHERT). Candidates should have some past experience participating, supporting and/or conducting community-based research and/or evaluation projects. Successful candidates will become integral… Read more »

Following the completion of the STOP HIV/AIDS Pilot Project, the BC Ministry of Health released a document describing the province’s strategic framework for the provincial roll-out of this pilot, From Hope to Health: Towards an AIDS-Free Generation. This document provides strategic guidance for the regional health authorities on the incorporation of Treatment as Prevention (TasP)… Read more »

Community-based organizations play a critical role in the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in BC.  Over the past two years, PAN and the BC HIV/HCV Evaluation Advisory Group have been collecting the necessary data to demonstrate this community contribution through the design and implementation of the Community HIV/HCV Evaluation and Reporting Tool (CHERT). The CHERT… Read more »

This week’s video feature’s “Your body is a great machine” Check it out, CLICK HERE   Published on Aug 28, 2013 Imagine an AIDS Free Generation. With your help, Together, we can STOP HIV/AIDS. Please share this video. A goal has been set by the US and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) is launching a Treatment as Prevention social media campaign, and with your help, together, we can STOP HIV/AIDS. We encourage you to share it with your online social media community on Facebook and Twitter. Do you remember the greatest day you ever had as a kid? Watch… Read more »

A reminder that the STOP HIV/AIDS Provincial Expansion Knowledge Exchange Kick-Off Event plenary and workshop sessions that took place on January 31 and February 1 were videotaped by CATIE and those videos are now available for your viewing pleasure on CATIE’s website.   The sessions are listed in order of their appearance and each session includes… Read more »

STOP Update: Budget Now Available

Dear PAN Members, allies and friends: Ever since the announcement on  November 30th  by the province that  the STOP HIV/AIDS program will be transitioned from a pilot to a provincial program, PAN has looked forward to the opportunity to share with you the funding allocation.   We are pleased that this has now been made available… Read more »

From Hope to Health: Towards an AIDS-free Generation

BC’s strategic framework for the provincial STOP HIV/AIDS program, From Hope to Health: Towards an AIDS-free Generation, is now available on the Ministry of Health website. From Hope to Health provides strategic guidance for regional health authorities and their partners, drawing on the successes and lessons learned during the STOP HIV/AIDS pilot.  It also outlines… Read more »