Tag: women and HIV

Announcement from Positive Women’s Network

Like many HIV and hepatitis C service agencies across the country, Positive Women’s Network (PWN) has been affected by a changing landscape of service delivery models and funding. In December 2016, the PWN Board of Directors announced that it would be pausing services to reflect on the possibility of a way forward given these shifts…. Read more »

Job Posting – Research Coordinator, CHIWOS & WATCH

The Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health cohort study (CHIWOS) and the Woman And The Criminalization of HIV (WATCH) study are hiring a Research Coordinator. The Research Coordinator works with a dynamic team of Peer Research Associates, community collaborators, clinicians, researchers, and trainees to help plan, implement, and coordinate a CIHR-funded national community-based research program by, with, and… Read more »

Infographics from the CHIWOS Study: Women and HIV in BC

Written by Micaela Pereira Bajard The Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study (CHIWOS, www.chiwos.ca) is a community-based research study seeking to measure the use and impact of women-centred care for women living with HIV. The study meaningfully engages HIV-positive women throughout the research process and aims to create new knowledge that can… Read more »

AVI – Women & HIV Forum and Training

Friday, April 22 10am-4pm Begbie Hall, 2199 Richmond Road, Victoria Register here AIDS Vancouver Island is pleased to invite you to this free, all day forum and training on HIV as it relates to women and their unique experiences with the virus.  The day will include presentations by Dr. Mary Kestler, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network,… Read more »

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:00am-3:00pm, Blue Horizons Hotel Click here for registration and conference program information PWN’s annual SpringBoard conference is an intimate one day conference with education sessions on things that affect the lives of women with HIV. We look at health, social, legal and community issues for positive women, their families and communities…. Read more »

Guest post by: Allyson Ion and Saara Greene Pregnancy and motherhood for women living with HIV (WLWH) in Canada is a success story. WLWH are increasingly having babies because HIV treatment can prevent transmission during pregnancy and childbirth. As WLWH can now expect longevity with the evolution of HIV to a chronic health condition, pregnancy and… Read more »