Webinar Category: Health Determinants

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 shares… Read more »

KnowledgeConnect Dialogue: Mobile Harm Reduction and the Stimulus Conference

We hosted a dialogue-based webinar with AIDS Vancouver Island’s Kim Toombs and Ivan Fletcher on October 17, 2018. Ivan works in mobile harm reduction and Kim is on the Overdose Outreach team. Ivan and Kim talked about lessons from their work and Kim sahred her experiences from the Stimulus conference on drugs, policy and practice, which took… Read more »

Understanding the Intersections of HIV and TB in Indigenous Communities

This webinar was presented by Jennifer Sammartino of the First Nations Health Authority, and Jannie Leung of the BC Centre for Disease Control on October 24, 2018. Health and cultural factors play roles in how to best support people facing HIV, TB, or both. Jennifer and Jannie talked about  the layers of HIV and TB… Read more »

Stigma Reduction Training Tools and Resources

This webinar on STBBI-related stigma reduction as presented by Rachel MacLean of the the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) in Ottawa and Becky Van Tassel from the the Centre for Sexuality in Calgary. They have been working in partnership to develop knowledge translation and training resources that support frontline service professionals in the provision of safer, more… 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 »

What’s New on HIV and Aging?

Aging with HIV can introduce health and social considerations: medication interactions, financial security, and planning for advanced aging are a few.  Join Kate Murzin of the national group REALIZE to hear about research on the intersection of natural processes of aging, how they impact HIV, and vice versa. Presenter: Kate Murzin is Realize’s Health Programs Specialist…. Read more »

Pacific Hepatitis C Network Introduces Help 4 Hep BC

Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) introduced their new hep C Peer Navigation program HELP 4 HEP BC.  Presenters Deb Schmitz and Daryl Luster of Pacific Hepatitis C Network provided information on the new program and ways to help promote Help 4 Hep BC to clients, peers, participants, peeps, staff, colleagues, and community. Daryl Luster As… Read more »