Category Archives: Community News

New Resources on Drug Policy, Harm Reduction, and Public Health

The criminalization of drug use and the people who use drugs affects HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) rates and patterns in how HIV and HCV are transmitted. Healthcare access for people who use drugs can be complicated by the criminalization … Continue reading

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HIV and Workplace Disclosure: Call for Participants in Research Study

Gayle Restall, Associate Professor at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba has contacted PAN to ask for assistance in distributing a request for research participation in a survey about HIV … Continue reading

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Gay Men’s Health Summit – Call for Submissions

From CBRC for Gay Men’s Health Romancing the Package: Optimizing Combination Prevention  November 2nd and 3rd, 2017   This year’s Summit will address the potential gains to be realized by fully optimizing the combination prevention package of behavioural, societal, and biomedical approaches to … Continue reading

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Wednesday May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. It’s a worldwide day to celebrate diverse genders and sexualities and note the tensions between living proudly and living with the stigma that many LGBTQ people face. Its … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference: Supporting Prisoners’ Mental Health

This is a heads up to our member groups who are in the Lower Mainland and any other members who might be in the area June 2. West Coast Prison Justice Society is presenting a conference about mental health in … Continue reading

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YouthCO News: Camp Moomba for kids and Statement on Black Lives Matter Vancouver

Can you help YouthCO spread the word about Camp Moomba to youth and families in British Columbia? Youth from 6 – 17 who are living with HIV or who have a close family member living with HIV are welcome to … Continue reading

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