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Mar 26, 2018 by Jason Wong, Physician Epidemiologist, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
This is the dashboard report on HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) trends in for the fourth quarter of 2017 (Sept – Dec 2017). These reports are posted quarterly to provide a snapshot of HIV and STIs in...
Categories: Trend watch
Feb 27, 2018 by BCCDC
Categories: Events and announcements
Syndemic service integration: Are sexual health clinics appropriate settings for addressing clients’ unmet mental health care needs?
Feb 14, 2018 by Travis Salway, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UBC School of Population and Public Health, BC Centre for Disease Control
Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI), and mental health and substance misuse problems co-occur at elevated rates in particular socially-marginalized sub-populations (e.g., sexual and gender...
Categories: New knowledge
Feb 9, 2018 by Aaron Purdie, Mental Health Program Manager, Health Initiative for Men
The idea of counselling can be intimidating for many people. However, talking to someone and having their expert perspective can often lead to positive changes of mood, improvement in physical symptoms and a shift in understanding of...
Jan 24, 2018 by Devon Haag, Manager, Online Sexual Health Services, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC, by and Sarah Chown, Executive Director, YouthCO
British Columbia has been in the midst of a syphilis epidemic for several years. Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) continue to be the most affected population.
In response, the...
Categories: Program updates