Job Posting – CAS is hiring a National Harm Reduction Coordinator - The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) is hiring a National Harm Reduction Coordinator at our national office in Ottawa. Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the National Harm Reduction Coordinator will be to plan and facilitate community development, capacity building and research initiatives in the areas of sexual health knowledge and harm reduction. The position will require knowledge and expertise in coordinating the development sexual health knowledge materials. The position may require representing CAS on various national committees. The National Harm Reduction Coordinator is also responsible for identifying future initiatives for the advancement of harm reduction in Canada, in consultation with the Executive Director … Read More »
Job Posting – CAS is hiring a National Harm Reduction Manager - The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) seeks a National Harm Reduction Manager at our national office in Ottawa. Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the National Harm Reduction Manager will be to plan and facilitate community development, capacity building and research initiatives in the areas of drug policy, harm reduction, and the use of cannabis for medical purposes. The position will require knowledge and expertise in coordinating the development of clinical practice guidelines on the use of cannabis in the management of chronic pain and co-occurring conditions, leading the established Cannabis Guidelines Task Force, working with the Evidence Synthesis Working Group to extract the … Read More »
World AIDS Day 2018 - December 1, 2018 marks the 30th annual World AIDS Day. Community-based organizations across Canada will be holding events leading up to and on World AIDS Day. Check out if there is an event in your community below! More resources can be found here. World AIDS Day 2018: Local events Saskatchewan: Regina 1. Movie Night: Dallas Buyers Club (FREE) Regina Public Library, 2311 12th Avenue Thursday, November 22nd 6:30 pm CST 2. Journeys of Spirit & Hope: Women’s Body Mapping Exhibit Reception (FREE) (Body maps to be on display until December 6th) Regina Public Library, 2311 12th Avenue Tuesday, November 27th 6:30 … Read More »
Position Statement: Undetectable Equals Untransmittable - U = U (Undetectable Equals Untransmittable) Not since the introduction of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in 1996 has there been as significant a milestone as U=U (Undetectable Equals Untransmittable). Ever since Swiss HIV experts produced the first-ever consensus statement in 2008 to say that HIV-positive individuals on effective antiretroviral therapy are sexually non-infectious, CAS has been noting study after study re-iterating the facts surrounding U=U. Endorsed by CAS since with great pride since December 1st, we consider U=U to be a definite game changer because: Once viral suppression has been achieved and maintained for six months, the person living with HIV can … Read More »
National HIV Testing Day: June 27th, 2019 - Thank you to everyone who participated in national HIV Testing Day in 2018. Stay tuned for more information about national HIV Testing Day 2019!