HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series

ARV Based Chemoprophylaxis to Reduce HIV Transmission in British Columbia: the Science and Community Perspectives


WHERE: Register online at:

WHEN: Wednesday June 27, 12-1 PM PDT

CREDIT: 1.0 Mainpro certified credit
(College of Family Physicians of Canada)

COST: Free registration

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the impact of HIV chemoprophylaxis on HIV transmission in British Columbia;
  • Identify provincial strategies, including increased access to pre-exposure prophylaxis, to curb the HIV epidemic;
  • Understand from a community perspective the capacity of HIV chemoprophylaxis, including the U=U campaign, in reducing stigma-associated barriers to accessing care among PLWH and affected community.

Dr. Julio SG Montaner, OC, OBC, MD, DSc (Hon), FRCPC, FCCP, FACP, FRSC
Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Killam Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Yaz Shariff
Treatment Outreach Coordinator, Positive Living Society of British Columbia

Dr. Silvia Guillemi
Director, Clinical Education and Training Program, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Clinical Professor, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia

The recorded session will be accessible on the BC-CfE’s website at

The HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series is a partnership between the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and Positive Living BC. The goal of the Series is to empower people living with HIV and to improve their quality of life by providing them and health care providers with up-to-date treatment information related to HIV/AIDS. Sessions bring together experts to share their knowledge and provide a forum for interaction, dialogue and mutual learning.

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