A Red Holiday Fundraiser, Dec 2018
The VIDC's 11st annual fundraiser with Red Ribbons 4 Life Foundation (RR4L) occured on Dec 9th, 2018. It was hosted at the Surrey City Hall with special attendances by our community partners and civic officials. Continuing our annual tradition, all proceeds are donated to the Djaeff Mahler Food Bank supporting the HIV/AIDS community at the Surrey Lookout Society.
World Aids Day, Dec 2018
Standing Committee on Official Languages, Sept 2018
Dr. Conway was invited to speak before the Standing Committee on Official Languages to make recommendations to The Action Plan for Official Languages 2018-2023. As the President of RésoSanté Colombie-Britannique, Dr. Conway spoke about the priorities of Francophone healthcare and funding in BC.
Downtown Eastside Alley Health Fair and SUCCESS Health Fair, Sept 2018
VIDC hosted a booth with educational materials on HCV and HIV, and conducted free HCV and HIV testing.
World Hepatitis Day, July 2018
Global Hepatitis Summit, June 2018
Our VIDC team which consists of a physician, nurse, research associates and support staff attended the 16th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease (ISVHLD) in Toronto, Canada. With the focus on discussing therapeutic developments, diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis, Dr. Conway chaired symposia and presented on VIDC's model of care. We also hosted a booth to showcase and share with others VIDC's active engagements with Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Community and our dedications in working towards the WHO's goals of Hepatitis eradication by 2030.