Category: Webinars and Online Learning

presented by CATIE Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1 PM ET Register for this webinar to learn about human papillomavirus (HPV) and how it affects gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV. Featuring: Ann Burchell, PhD, epidemiologist and scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto Troy Grennan, MD, physician at… Read more »

We’re pleased to announce that our KnowledgeConnect webinar series schedule is filling up. Our next summer webinar will focus on community-based research and will be on Wednesday August 2, 1 PM- 2 PM Pacific Time. Program The research team from CHIWOS (Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study) will share some data from… Read more »

Our colleagues at CATIE have distributed the following information to remind organizations of resources available for World Hepatitis Day. World Hepatitis Day is coming up on July 28, 2017. Whether you are already engaged in hepatitis C work or if you are looking to build your capacity in this area, CATIE has resources to help you… Read more »

From the Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health Motivating youth to take an active role in their own health and well-being is a difficult but necessary endeavour. This is especially true for young gay, bisexual, queer, two-spirit, and trans (GBQ2ST) men whose identities and experiences are negatively influenced by discrimination and stigma. While… Read more »

Webinars for Work

The thing about working in HIV and HCV support and services is you rarely wind down, as many PAN members can attest. Webinars can be a great way to gain knowledge and pause in your everyday of doing. Here are a few you might have missed that are worth a mention. All are about an… Read more »

Tuesday May 30th, 10 AM PDST From the Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health Suicide is the ninth leading cause of death among Canadians, responsible for nearly 4000 deaths each year. While everyone is susceptible to the feelings of hopelessness and despair that precede suicide, gay and bisexual men are 4 times more likely… Read more »

From the Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health: Our understanding of hepatitis C (HCV) transmission and the development of effective HCV treatment has evolved dramatically in recent years. In high resource countries, HCV is primarily passed through sharing used injection drug equipment, however, HCV infections were occurring among HIV-positive gbMSM who reported not having… Read more »

Webinar, April 12, 2017 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET Register here! Despite the availability of new ARVs and the simplification of treatment options, side effects continue to affect people living with HIV. Side effects negatively impact health, well-being, and quality of life. They also contribute to poor treatment adherence and treatment discontinuation. Qualitative studies published… Read more »