Category: Webinars and Online Learning

Monkeypox: Information for service providers in Canada

June 29, 2022 10-11:30 AM Pacific time   This information session will be bilingual (English and French) and simultaneous interpretation will be offered. Recent outbreaks of monkeypox in Canada and other countries have had unique characteristics, including transmission unrelated to travel and higher prevalence among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men…. Read more »

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is launching a new resource center to encourage training and education of health and social service professionals on reducing stigma related to sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBIs). The Hub offers a suite of evidence-based resources including five professional development workshops, seven learning and practice tools and three… Read more »

BC-CfE Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence The BC-CfE invites you to the Anniversary Conversation Series, Chapter Two-  The Early HAART Era: A Turning Point in HIV Care in BC. Tune in as BC-CfE Director of Clinical Education Dr. Val Montessori sits down with Drs. Silvia Guillemi and Marianne Harris to discuss how the advent of… Read more »

  Presenter/Facilitator: Jenn Cusick, Luminate Wellness Webinars on: September 15, 22, 29 and October 6 10-12 noon Pacific time In April, PAN released the Peer Engagement Needs Assessment Survey, targeted towards comunity-based organizations(CBOs) who are either members of PAN or part of the PHSA’s Collective Impact Network (CIN). The results  have been used to help… Read more »

The BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) has released Stimulant Use Disorder: Practice Update which provides clinical tips and introduces new evidence and approaches relevant for those providing care for individuals who use illicit stimulants. The guidance comprises of two parts: current treatment options and guidance on when trialling prescribed stimulants to reduce overdose risk… Read more »

Virtual BC-CfE Webinar | HIV Care Rounds   Date: Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 Time: from 12:00 – 1:00 PM Pacific time On completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to: Understand the importance of assessing for early menopause/primary ovarian insufficiency in women living with HIV and appreciate its impacts for health. Appreciate management of… Read more »

Date: Thursday June 16, 2022 Time: 10-11 AM Pacific time Presenter: Theodora B. Consolacion, Ph.D., Epidemiologist, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC Moderator: J. Evin Jones   The next webinar in our PAN Presents series focuses on an epidemiological snap-shot of STI and blood-borne Infections (STBBI) across 5 years. Testing for STBBIs fell in 2020 coinciding with… Read more »

HIV Basics and Beyond workshop

HIV Basics and Beyond workshop with CATIE and Carrier Sekani Family Services Date: June 8, 2022 Time: 1- 3 PM Pacific time   Audience This course is geared towards frontline service providers who work with people who could benefit from HIV prevention, testing and treatment information (e.g. social workers, nurses, community health workers, peer educators,… Read more »

Webinar: Integration of mental health and HIV interventions

Global launch of the new UNAIDS-WHO publication Date: Monday May 2, 2022 Time: 5 AM Pacific time Organizers: UNAIDS and WHO Zoom link for the day of meeting- this isn’t a registration link: https://unaids.zoom.us/j/86740615742?pwd=anlPTFllU2xkeDB0SjRTU01kZzNZdz09 Meeting ID: 867 4061 5742 Passcode: 333609 Interpretation: English, French, Spanish, Russian Objectives of webinar: To draw attention to the interlinked… Read more »

Date: April 20, 2022 Time: 10 AM Pacific time The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control presents hepatitis B and C Canadian surveillance data by sex, age, province, and territory from 2010 to 2019 and will provide an interpretation of this data in the context of relevant Canadian literature…. Read more »

Presenters: Sally Maguet MPH, Sally McBride MPH Moderator: Madeline Gallard Date:  Friday, April 22nd, 2022 (Earth Day) – 11:30 AM -12:30 PM British Columbia saw the effects of climate change first hand in 2021 with heavy rains in the fall, wildfires and extreme heat in the summer. We will need to prepare and adapt our communities… Read more »

Webinar: Prison Health is Public Health

Date: April 12, 2022 Time: 9:30 AM Pacific Action Hepatitis Canada has released a new report: Prison Health is Public Health: The Right to Hepatitis C Prevention, Diagnosis, and Care in Canada’s Correctional Settings. People who are incarcerated (PWAI) are identified as a priority population for HCV care, as they are 40 times more likely… Read more »