Category Archives: Research

PHAC Survey: Global AIDS Monitoring Report

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is currently conducting a survey to solicit feedback from Canadian civil society organizations about the status of, and response to, HIV in Canada.

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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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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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HIV and Aging… There Are Resources on That!

Based on feedback from our members, PAN has identified HIV and aging as a priority area of focus. Interest in accessing resources related to aging with HIV was put forth at the Fall 2016 PHA forum, where it was suggested … Continue reading

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Substance Use News: April

BC’s Public Health Crisis at One Year: The Overdose Epidemic The provincial government has released a report following up on Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall’s announcement of a public health crisis on April 14, 2016. BC’s Opioid Overdose Response: … Continue reading

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