Please register for the forum below if you are one of the people listed above and are interested in discussing the Positive Asian diasporic experiences in Canada and the U.S. Details Dates/Times (6:00 pm to 7:30 PM EST) Topics Register Links More details November 29, 2022 Understanding Health Equity for Positive Asians Clinical trends and holistic health care needs of Asians living with HIV: An HIV treatment/access point of view https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpfu6trjssGdVfwj_POL_CRd1TLVDYmZ18 Dr. Tseng works as a specialist consultant at the Immunodeficiency Clinic, Toronto General Hospital and is an Associate Professor with the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto. She has published extensively on drug interactions and adverse reactions, and is a Chief Editor of a website/mobile app on HIV and hepatitis C pharmacology and drug interactions (http://app.hivclinic.ca). Dr. Tseng is a co-founder of the Ontario HIV Pharmacists Specialty Group and the Canadian HIV and Viral Hepatitis Pharmacists Network. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists and is credentialed as an HIV Pharmacist through the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Dr. Tseng is a recipient of the Hall of Distinction Alumni Award (2020) from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, recognizing her significant achievements in the profession of pharmacy. Anthony Mohamed is the Senior Specialist, Equity & Community Engagement, St. Michael’s Hospital, where he has been since 1995. On leave since 2015, he is an active leadership volunteer with many community initiatives including the Senior Pride Network, Myeloma Canada and a study on the relationship between HIV and Cancer. He has specialized skills in facilitation, mediation, policy development, project management, research, community partnerships and strategically applying an intersectional anti-oppression framework. His Masters of Environmental Studies (YorkU), specializing in “cross cultural community health promotion” emphasizes his commitment to equitable care for all. [...]
You still have time to donate to this event. Please go to https://raceroster.com/events/2022/34025/2022-tcs-toronto-waterfront-marathon/fundraising-organization/39670 to make a donation.
Only two weeks until the Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday Oct 16, 2022. ACAS is running to raise donations in support of our programs for PHA. All of your donations will directly fund ACAS programs. Please join our team of runners, donate to our runners, or even share the ACAS donation page to help raise funds. Here is our donation page https://raceroster.com/events/2022/34025/2022-tcs-toronto-waterfront-marathon/pledge/team/401
ACAS is an official charity partner with the Toronto Waterfront Marathon. ACAS will receive $5 when you register using this link https://raceroster.com/34025?aff=N34B5.
Information The monkeypox vaccination service, provided by Toronto Public Health nurses in collaboration with ACAS, is on Friday, June 24th, 11:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at 260 Spadina Ave, Unit 410. Priority will be given to members of the East and Southeast Asian community and their partners. There is no walk-in. Please use this link https://acas.setmore.com and choose one of the staff names for an appointment time. There are a few pops-up clinics in Toronto right now. You can check where to get mass vaccination at https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/health-wellness-care/health-programs-advice/monkeypox/ By booking this appointment, you are confirming that you met the Provincial eligibility: You are trans- or cis-gender individuals who self-identify as belonging to the gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) community AND at least one of the following: Have received a diagnosis of bacterial STI (i.e., chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis) in the past 2 months; Have had 2 or more sexual partners within the past 21 days or may be planning to; Have attended venues for sexual contact within the past 21 days (e.g., bath houses, sex clubs) or may be planning to, or who work/volunteer in these settings; Have had anonymous/casual sex in the past 21 days (e.g., using online dating/ hookup apps) or may be planning to; Engage in sex work or may be planning to, and their sexual contacts.
INTERNAL JOB POSTING For members, volunteers, service users, and current employees Project Coordinator Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 13, 2022 (11:59 p.m.) Part-time (21 hrs/week) Starting Date: As soon as possible ACAS is seeking a passionate person to implement the Asian Migrant Farms Workers’ (AMFWs) HIV Outreach Project. The Coordinator will work in partnership with MFW HIV Alliance members consisting of Positive Living Niagara and Latinos Positivos of Toronto. Responsibilities • Recruit, train and support 2 peer champions per year • Organize outreach plan and activities • Design and conduct educational workshops that are appropriate for AMFWs as audience • Assist AMFWs on service navigation and refer to appropriate health services • Coordinate testing service and transportation with local and ethnic-specific volunteers, sexual health clinics, AIDS service organizations, and project partners • Plan with Alliance members to organize an annual health fair, and a community forum • Maintain project statistics and prepare written progress reports • Manage project budget Qualifications • Speak, read, and write Thai fluently • Basic knowledge of HIV and STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) • Basic skills in workshop facilitation, and training design • Demonstrated some experience in HIV/STIs outreach • Thorough understanding of ACAS mission, AIDS stigma and discrimination, LGBTQ+ issues, healthy sexuality, and harm reduction principles and practices • Demonstrated commitment to anti-homophobia, anti-oppression, and healthy sexuality principles • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills • Ability to work as part of a team and independently • Ability to work in the evenings and weekends that require travel outside of Toronto • Must possess a valid Full G driver’s license and have a good driving record • Own vehicle is an asset • Computer skills: MS Office, social media and graphic design (an asset) Please send a cover letter, resume with 2 references by email to: Subject: [...]