Doxycycline for STI Prevention: Evidence-to-date and overview of the DISCO Study

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Troy Grennan, MD, M.Sc., FRCPC, DTM&HScientist, Advancing HealthPhysician Lead, Provincial HIV/STI Program, BC Centre for Disease ControlClinical Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UBCMember, CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network   This talk will provide an overview of the evidence-to-date on doxycycline for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STI), focused on the DISCO Study, a recently initiated […]

Warriors Against Violence Society: A Story of Change with Joyce Fossella

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Sign up online free at: ========= A victim’s story of how a men’s program addressing violent behaviors changed her life when the perpetrator participated in a unique program that incorporates tools, culture and spirituality. ========= Joyce Fossella is from the Lil’wat nation. Joyce has worked in the Indigenous community for over thirty years in […]


“I Want to Speak About it in My Language.” A Case Study of a Group Intervention Conducted in the Ojibway Language

Green College 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

In the series: Emeritus College Series at Green College: Psychological Trauma and Resilience Coach House, Green College, UBC A reception follows this event Working from a place of cultural reclamation and trauma informed practice presents psychotherapists with a beautiful challenge and opportunity for knowledge exchange. Anishinaabe (Ojibway) peoples are regarded as grand medicine people due to […]

Employer on Campus: Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme

Brock Hall 1874 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Imagine your life in Japan with the JET Programme. Find out how you can gain valuable overseas work experience, learn about Japanese culture, and meet people from around the world, while contributing to language education and international understanding.   The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme offers a minimum, one-year opportunity to experience Japan as […]

UBC CPD: Therapeutics Initiative: Bringing Best Evidence to Clinicians

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Oct. 14 (Sat) | 8:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. PDT | Virtual Conference Audience: family physicians, specialty physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, policy makers, residents, and pharmacy and medical students. Overview: This highly interactive course tackles common and new drug therapy issues from an evidence-based perspective. The scope of information is broad, practical, and often controversial, thus appealing […]

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Employer on Campus: NetApp

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Virtual Information Session: In a world of hybrid multicloud complexity, we envision a better IT experience—an evolved cloud state where on-premises and cloud environments are united as one, always delivering simplicity, security, savings, and sustainability.   To get our customers there, we build solutions that drive faster innovation wherever your data and applications live, with unified management and AI-driven optimization. […]

Troubling the Taken for Granted: Gender and Sex in Health Research

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About the Talk The CGSHE's Gender and Sex in Methods and Measurement Research Equity Toolkit was created to address two pervasive problems in health research: the misuse of gender and sex concepts, and the erasure of people who are marginalized and minoritized based on their sexes and genders. This presentation will explore common methodological and measurement missteps when it […]

PharmaWhere? Exploring the Future of Drug Coverage in Canada

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre 6163 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The 36th annual Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) health policy conference will explore the future of drug coverage in Canada at a time of potentially significant policy development. As millions of Canadians cannot afford their prescription drugs, the federal government is in the process of developing new legislation that will enable a more […]