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Responding to the Overdose Crisis in BC: A Rapid Assessment of Frontline and Advocacy Organizations’ Capacity- and Skills-Building Needs

On April 14, 2016, Dr. Perry Kendall, the Provincial Health Officer, declared a public health emergency under the Public Health Act as a result of a dramatic increase in the number of opioid-related overdose deaths across British Columbia (BC) since … Continue reading

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SHAWNA Newsletter – Winter 2016/17

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Part 2 Learning from OHTN Conference 2016: HIV Endgame II – Stopping the Syndemics that Drive HIV

  Part 2 Learning from OHTN Conference 2016: HIV Endgame II – Stopping the Syndemics that Drive HIV (November 21-22, 2016) by Mona Lee, PAN’s Greater Vancouver Site Coordinator of PLPH; CBR/Evaluation Support Coordinator; Administrative Coordinator I had the privilege … Continue reading

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Meeting Summary: Sharing Knowledge, Saving Lives: Scaling Up Supervised Consumption Services

People who use drugs, health care and community service providers gathered in Vancouver February 16-17, 2017 for a national meeting on scaling up supervised consumption services (SCS). Sharing Knowledge, Saving Lives was co-hosted by the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, Canadian … Continue reading

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PHCN – Statement Regarding Successful Negotiations for New Hep C Treatments

Pacific Hepatitis C Network is very happy to learn that effective March 21, an extensive list of hepatitis C treatments will be available through BC PharmaCare – at far better prices than they previously had been. The high cost of … Continue reading

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PAN JOB POSTING: Making It Work Research Coordinator

Making It Work Research Coordinator (Part-time) Position: Research Project Coordinator Status: Part Time Position (~12 hours per week) Time Period: 44 week position Remuneration: $23-$25/hr Location: Anywhere in the Province   The Pacific AIDS Network and the Making It Work … Continue reading

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