Webinar Category: KnowledgeConnect

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 »

PLDI Impact Evaluation Findings

The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) has offered leadership programming to people living with HIV in BC since 2009. To evaluate the program’s effect, we used a participatory evaluation process, where peers themselves plan, develop and implement the evaluation. This is a new approach in our community, that was very rewarding and one that should be… 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 »

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 »

Exploring Evaluation (Series of 3)

  What do you think of when you hear the word ‘evaluation’? We want to support you to see evaluation as an activity that can help you learn about your organization and its programs. Simple questions like “What works well?” and “What could we adapt in our organization to make its programs and processes even… 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 »

Using Shared Measurement in Evaluation

Supporting Organizational Development  Evaluation provides important information about how your organization is doing in meeting its goals. Establishing shared measures can provide a wider, community-based view of what is and isn’t working for organizations who have similar goals. Elayne McIvor talks about the value of shared measures, PAN’s work to establish such measures for the… 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’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 »

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 »