Top 5 Moments from Day of Pink Gala 2016

Before we get into the five moments that made this year’s International Day of Pink Gala the most succesful Day of Pink Gala we have ever had, we would like to thank the hundreds of people who came and showed their support. We’d especially like to thank our partners, donors, and volunteers for helping make this Gala possible. Now, let's look back on the five best moments from the Gala.   1)      Performances by queer people of colour! This year's Gala was centered on celebrating...

World Hepatitis Day: Canadian Youth Poster Contest!

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Are you a talented artist? Are you between the ages of 14-19? Are you passionate about using your skills to raise awareness about important issues? If you answered yes to all of the above, we have an exciting announcement for you! The Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH), in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity, will be hosting a national poster contest for World Hepatitis Day 2016! We are asking youth from all across Canada, between the ages o...

The CCGSD at World Hepatitis Day 2015

My name is Hannah and I am the new summer events coordinator here at the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity! On July 28th, I got to be a part of World Hepatitis Day, organized by the Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH). World Hepatitis Day is an international day meant to raise awareness around Hepatitis A, B and C. I learned many tidbits of information throughout the day. Specifically Hepatitis C is a sexually transmitted & blood-borne infection (STBBI) which,...

Coming together for World Hepatitis Day

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If you are in Ottawa, join us as we participate in the World Hepatitis Day event, hosted by the Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH)! This event aims to raise awareness about hepatitis worldwide and will be taking place on July 28th, 2015 from 12:00pm-2:00pm right at City Hall (110 Laurier Ave. West)! As with previous years, there will be an emphasis on prevention, treatment, and the resources available with regard to hepatitis. However, this year's main theme is knowing your stat...