Category: Advocacy, Policy, Public Health

2SLGBTQI+ Projects Fund 2024 call for Proposals

Women and Gender Equality Canada invites the following organizations to apply for funding: Canadian not-for-profit organizations that are legally constituted. They must work primarily or entirely with 2SLGBTQI+ communities. The objective of this call for proposals is to advance the equality of 2SLGBTQI+ people. Community-informed projects will address needs and barriers to equality. The Department… Read more »

Blog Series Part 1: Key Periods for Diagnosing Syphilis

  Intended Audience: Healthcare professionals looking for a syphilis public education resource Community educators looking for a syphilis community education resource People who are sexually active with multiple partners who want to learn more about syphilis People in general who want to learn more about syphilis   In the first blog of the series, we… Read more »

Substance Use News February 2024

Substance Use News provides a monthly collection of news and resources on the social, medical and political responses to the toxic drug supply crisis and information about alcohol harm reduction. Please check Info for People Who Use Substances to get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe from Toward the Heart. New to this work? Visit… Read more »

Your Feedback on Progress Towards Ending AIDS

  Every year, Canada, along with other signatories of the 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030, reports on its progress towards meeting the commitments. CATIE was asked by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to solicit… Read more »

Blog Series: Key Periods for Diagnosing and Treating Syphilis

Introduction From 2017 to 2022, syphilis cases have increased 166% across Canada illustrating the increasing need for prevention that includes better access to testing and timely treatment. Having a basic understanding of syphilis-related information can help inform personal sexual health decisions, lessen anxiety about potential harms, or play a role in educating others about syphilis…. Read more »

Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS grants

The Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS Program is excited to announce a call for proposals for our Community Grants. We will be awarding grants of up to $10,000 each to communities or organizations who are interested in planning and delivering activities addressing HIV prevention, testing and engagement into care and treatment. Special focus will be given… Read more »

Job posting: Associate Director of Human Resources, CBRC

Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent Annual Salary: $80,000 Schedule: 37.5 hours weekly – regular working hours are 9am-5pm in your local time zone – we offer flexibility, and occasional flexibility is required to meet the needs of an organization operating coast-to-coast. Start Date: April 1, 2024 (exact date flexible) Location: Remote, within Canada; Hybrid and on-site arrangements are possible in Vancouver… Read more »

Recruiting PWLE for Focus Group about U=U Course at UBC

Help develop education on HIV care: Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) UBC Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is developing new education to equip health professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively integrate Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) messaging into their practice. This initiative, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada through the HIV and Hepatitis… Read more »

The Connexion is a non-promotional and non-product-focused learning program by Gilead, developed to bring relevant and up-to-date scientific information on HIV to the Canadian HIV community. Topics for this program are selected based on the community learning needs assessment we conducted. It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in our educational program. This… Read more »

BC Substance Use Conference | May 31 – June 1 2024

Via BC Centre on Substance Use Early Bird registration is now live for this year’s BC Substance Use Conference.   The 2024 conference theme is “From Idea to Implementation: Putting Evidence, Experience, and Ways of Knowing into Action.” This year’s conference will be held May 31 and June 1, 2024. To enable province-wide participation, we… Read more »