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PrEP Leaders At Summit 2017

In developing the Summit program, CBRC strives to include interesting and informative presentations from the leaders in gay, bi, and other men who have sex with men’s health (gbMSM). We're proud to feature three leaders whose work has significantly improved access and understanding of PrEP, Dr. Réjean Thomas, Alex Smith, and Damon Jacobs, in this year’s program. | Keep Reading

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Welcome Our New Team Members

We're pleased to introduce our newest team members. | Keep Reading

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Draft Program for Summit 2017

Summit 2017: Romancing the Package. | Keep Reading

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PRESS RELEASE: COMMUNITY HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS URGE PROVINCE TO FUND PrEP

New campaign encourages Horgan government to invest in gay men’s health | Keep Reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Physicians and Gay Men Call on New Government to Make PrEP Available

A prominent group of physicians and gay men’s health organizations today released a public letter to British Columbia premier John Horgan and Health Minister Adrian Dix asking that the government take immediate steps to make Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) available to gay men and other men who have sex with men in British Columbia. | Keep Reading

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Open Letter to Premier Horgan

As organizations that serve vulnerable populations, we know that PrEP works, and that stigma around talking about sex, HIV, and being gay is a continued barrier to reducing HIV diagnoses. We know more than ever about how to treat this virus and how to prevent it. Now is the time for this government to act. We share Premier Horgan’s hope that BC will cover PrEP as a medical service and that British Columbia will continue to lead Canada and the world in HIV elimination. | Keep Reading

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New Managing Director for CBRC

The Board of Directors of Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health (CBRC) is excited to announce the appointment of our new Managing Director, Jody Jollimore. | Keep Reading

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Proceedings of the 2016 Gay Men's Health Summit

The Proceedings of the 2016 Gay Men's Health Summit are now available in the CBRC Resource Library. | Keep Reading

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A Researcher's Own Story: Ambivalence

I hated research. Well, I was ignorant of how omnipresent it is, how unavoidable, how insidious it can be and how it touches lives, negatively and positively. Ignorance breeds distrust. Research in all its wide aspects seemed manipulative and premeditated. It still does. Now, when I have amassed as much privilege as a wetback with a foreign accent can amass, I think one can use research to do good things. Not easy, but possible. Or this is the story I keep telling myself. | Keep Reading

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Truth and Reconciliation: the CBRC and Indigenous Health

The stories and statistics shared through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) reveal a significant history of abuse, cultural genocide, and childhood mortality inflicted upon Indigenous people by white settlers. In response to the TRC “Calls to Action” (in particular those related to health), CBRC is therefore specifically and intentionally making a series of commitments in our work going forward. | Keep Reading