Registration closes March 1st

Positive Gathering is a conference developed for and by people living with HIV—and it’s coming up on March 17-19 in Vancouver.

Activities include interactive workshops, guest speakers and a gala dinner.

A limited number of travel scholarships are available to PLHIV from outside the Lower Mainland so visit today to register, apply for a scholarship and to submit your very own workshop proposal!

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Discussions and workshops on topics relating to women living with HIV. Come and join us as we learn from each other and guest speakers in a safe, inclusive, supportive, and fun environment. We will discuss topics such as: Sexual Heath, HIV & Aging, Nutrition, Self Care, and much more. HERS group is co- facilitated by an HIV+ Peer Navigator and an IDC Social worker. This will be held at the 5th floor at Saint Pauls Hospital in the IDC group room. It will be the 1st Thursday of every month (next one on March 2) from 11am- 12:30pm (snacks will be provided) for more info please email

Join in on February 7 for the Black HIV Awareness Day. Positive Living BC will be there as well. The African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day helps raise awareness of HIV and contributes to addressing HIV-related stigma in Canada’s African, Caribbean and Black communities


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Published: February 3, 2017

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