Webinar Category: Advocacy, Policy and Public Health

Catch the News from CBRC Health Summit

Couldn’t make the Community Based Research Centre’s Health Summit? This is your chance to share in the energy and change generated. The Community Based Research Centre’s Health Summit is a longstanding source for up-to-date research and community check-in on the health of gay, bi, trans, Two-Spirit, queer (GBT2Q), and other men who have sex with… Read more »

Project Inclusion: A Human Rights Approach to HIV, Hepatitis C and Overdose Prevention

Learn what your organization can do to act on the findings of  Project Inclusion, a human rights approach to HIV, HCV and overdose prevention in BC. Pivot traveled to communities in BC to speak with people coping with poverty, homelessness, and substance use about how programs and policies affect their health. Pivot’s Darcie Bennett will… Read more »

KnowledgeConnect Dialogue: Mobile Harm Reduction and the Stimulus Conference

Join us for a dialogue-based webinar with AIDS Vancouver Island’s Kim Toombs and Ivan Fletcher. Ivan does mobile harm reduction and Kim is on the Overdose Outreach team. We will talk about lessons from their work and Kim will share knowledge from the Stimulus conference on drugs, policy and practice in Edmonton (October 3-5). We encourage… Read more »

Understanding the Intersections of HIV and TB in Indigenous Communities

UPDATE: This webinar will be presented by Jennifer Sammartino of the First Nations Health Authority, and Jannie Leung of the BC Centre for Disease Control. Health and cultural factors play roles in how to best support people facing HIV, TB, or both. Isa will help attendees leave with a better understanding of the layers of… Read more »

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

UPDATE, September 26, 2018 Due to scheduling issues beyond our control, we will be recording this webinar for on-demand viewing. Watch the PAN Weekly News for its release.   Not subscribed to PAN Weekly News? Subscribe on our home page.   PAN’s Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) research study is giving us much to think… 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 »