Webinar Category: Advocacy, Policy and Public Health

Opportunities and Challenges in HIV and Housing: New & Continued Learning from Positive Living Positive Homes

PAN’s Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) research study is giving us much to think about in relation to housing and people living with HIV (PLHIV). In-depth interviews with PLHIV, service providers and policy makers took place in 2015-17, and deep analyses of rich information from these interviews are ongoing. We continue to learn about how… Read more »

Hep C in BC Resources Project

This 15 minute presentation shares the results from a BC-based research survey to better understand the hepatitis C resource needs of people throughout BC. After viewing, please fill out the evaluation, as evaluation is an important part in creating interesting and relevant material. A prompt will appear at the end of the video. Thank you for… Read more »

Drug Substitution Therapies and Community Health

  The overdose crisis continues in BC, a public health crisis that continues to unfold. Meet two people at the front lines of this epidemic: Dr. Christy Sutherland and Wendy Stevens.  In this webinar from February 2018, they presented information on treatment options and had a great discussion about the importance of  wraparound care and… Read more »

GetCheckedOnline: STI Testing Made Easy

  GetCheckedOnline.com is an easy way to test for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections in British Columbia, Canada. In a few steps, you ​can print a lab form, then go to a participating LifeLabs site to give your samples and get your results online or over the phone. GetCheckedOnline is operated by the BC Centre… Read more »

Bringing Research Home: Findings from Positive Living Positive Homes and BC Stigma Index

Community-based research (CBR) is a circular process designed to empower and inform change. It starts with community-identified needs, explores research questions, then brings findings back to community for decisions about the most important pieces learned through research and how to communicate them to a wider audience. This communication part of the CBR process is called knowledge… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About the Amended Controlled Drugs and Substances Act?

  Richard Elliott, Executive Director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, presented a webinar about the changes to the Act and how this could impact harm reduction frontline work and advocacy on November 8, 2017. The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network addresses human rights and social justice issues that impact people living with HIV. They produce research… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About the Good Samaritan Overdose Act?

The Good Samaritan Overdose Act became law in May 2017 to encourage people to call 911 in the case of a drug overdose without the fear of charge or arrest. This webinar will provide attendees with information about what the Good Samaritan Act does and doesn’t cover in terms of protection. Presenter: Social justice advocate… Read more »