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Who We Are

Positive Women’s Network challenges gender based health inequities for women living with HIV and hepatitis C. We lead initiatives to promote women-centred health, public education and research on HIV and hepatitis C.

What We Do

HIV diagnosis and hepatitis C will bring change to your life, but with advances in care, it’s a corner, not an end. Many women have found strength and hope through our services. Wherever you are in British Columbia, we can help. Here’s some info if you’re wondering who to call to get you started.

From the Blog

May 27, 2016

Intersection of HIV and Hepatitis C


by Janet Madsen  |  @janet_madsen Last week was our annual SpringBoard conference. I love SpringBoard; it’s a day to connect with people from many different communities and to hear new and developing info from research, health care and social services. After a welcome from Elder Roberta Price acknowledging our place on the unceded traditional territory […]

May 20, 2016

HIV disclosure is more than a one-time conversation

Disclosure to partners

By Erin Seatter  |  @erinlynds Decades after the emergence of HIV, disclosure remains one of the biggest challenges for women living with HIV. There’s nothing easy or straightforward about it. When thinking about whether to tell someone about their HIV-positive status, women must consider a range of possible results, for themselves as well as their […]


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