Spring Gathering “Leap into Health”
Chateau Nova (ELK ROOM) - 10010 74 Street Peace River, AB T8S 0B3
February 28th and 29th
The Northern Indigenous Health Alliance Presents: Point of Care HIV Testing in Alberta
Opportunities for new STBBI testing technologies in Canada:
Supporting communities to reach the undiagnosed and the linkages to the care that people need
Virtual Presentations by:
Sean B. Rourke, PhD, FCAHS
Director, CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS
Scientist, MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital
Stan Houston, MD, DTM&H FRCPC
Professor of Medicine & Public Health
Director, Northern Alberta HIV Program
February 28th - Travel and Evening Pipe Ceremony
February 29th - All Day Session
For further information, event registration, and full agenda details please contact us!
Fall Health Education Series
Spruce Grove, Alberta
October 24 & 25, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
In partnership with Paul First Nation, we are hosting a two-day gathering. Sessions will include a blend of cultural teachings and health discussions. Topics will include sexually transmitted infections, blood borne infections (STBBI) including HIV and Hepatitis C, crystal methamphetamine (meth/pint), and access to health services. Persons with lived experience, service providers, youth, elders, and leaders are encouraged to attend.
World AIDS Day 2019 – “Communities make the difference”
December 1, 2019
Since 1988, World AIDS Day has taken place on December 1. Each year has a different theme with 2019 highlighting “Communities make the difference
”. Events are organized to increase awareness, support, and recognition, for people who are living with, affected by, and working to address HIV/AIDS. We will provide details of local, provincial, national, and international events as we get closer to December 1.
For further information: https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/campaigns/WAD_2019
Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week
December 1 – 5, 2019
To create awareness about HIV/AIDS within diverse Aboriginal / Indigenous communities, the first week in December is dedicated to events that provide opportunities to discuss how HIV is experienced and dealt with in our communities. Events will be organized by local community groups, organizations, and the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network. Further details and resources will be provided over the next two months.