Gender and Sexual Health Initiative: Informing evidence-based sexual health policy and practice to reduce health inequities.

Gender and Sexual Health Initiative: Informing evidence-based sexual health policy and practice to reduce health inequities.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SHAWNA Project receives new grants from Vancouver Foundation and CIHR on criminalization of HIV and incarceration

The SHAWNA team (PIs: Drs. Andrea Krüsi & Kate Shannon, Donna Tennant) recently received two community-based research grants to support scaling up of the research and knowledge translation on the intersection of HIV and the law, including criminalization of HIV non-disclosure and incarceration experiences among women living with HIV.

Friday, March 24, 2017
GSHI and Dr. Tara Lyons join two trans health care committees

On behalf of GSHI, Dr. Tara Lyons, Research Scientist, has joined two new working groups on trans health: the CANOC Trans Care Committee and the Trans Healthcare Delivery Policy working group at the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addictions.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Federal justice minister talks with GSHI about sex work, HIV criminalization

The federal minister of justice, Jody Wilson-Raybould, visited the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS on Feb. 27, 2017.

Friday, February 24, 2017
Community update on the SHAWNA Project

Find out what's happening with our SHAWNA Project on HIV and sexual care for women!

Thursday, February 9, 2017
At Surrey City Hall for African, Caribbean, and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

"A family that does not speak is a family that dies."