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  • New Webinars focus on Overdose Response; HIV and Aging

      The three latest additions to our KnowledgeConnect webinar series are now open for registration, so sign up and get them into your calendars! Wednesday September 13: What Do You Need to Know About the Good Samaritan Overdose Act?  The Good Samaritan Overdose Act became law in May 2017 to encourage people to call 911 in… Read more »

  • Shared Measurement

      You may have heard of shared measurement… or you may be taking a part in it currently! Shared measurement, often linked to collective impact, has been creating a buzz in the evaluation world for some time. Too often, we see organizations working in a disconnected way, unaware of what others are doing. Shared measurement… Read more »

  • International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

      Today is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Declaration addresses many issues to try to rebalance the incredible imbalance of rights and power between Indigenous people and descendants of colonists who traveled and “found” traditional Indigenous… Read more »

  • The Community-Based Research Centre is embarking upon its 5-year, national plan to strengthen the health and well-being of gay and bisexual men. In addition to naming a new Managing Director, the CBRC has posted three new job postings to accomplish their goals: Program Director  Fundamental to CBRC is its dynamic community-based research program. The Sex… Read more »

  • Vancouver Friends for Life (VFFL) welcomes people in Vancouver City Centre facing life challenges associated with HIV, Cancer, and Hepatitis C, as well as those facing life challenges due to a broader range of health issues, to participate in specialized support programs. For over 20 years, VFFL has offered services that promote the physical, spiritual,… Read more »

  • Positive Plus One Study Still Recruiting

    Still looking for participants!  Researchers from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, in collaboration with physicians and AIDS Service organizations from across the country, are conducting a national study of people in serodiscordant relationships. As HIV rates have stabilized, HIV-positive individuals are living longer lives. More and more people today are in relationships where only… Read more »

  • The next PRICK! event will be in Penticton on Thursday Aug 31s.  PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’ Penticton Opt Clinic 740 Carmi Ave, 1st Floor @ Government St Penticton (Just up from Penticton Regional Hospital) BOOK AN APPOINTMENT 1-800-739-7367 or…drop in and get PRICKED! Brought to… Read more »

  • New Managing Director for CBRC- Jody Jollimore

    From the Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health The Board of Directors of Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health (CBRC) is excited to announce the appointment of our new Managing Director, Jody Jollimore. Jody will be replacing Rick Marchand who will move to Senior Program Advisor to the Board. Jody joined CBRC… Read more »

  • 2017 UWW/REACH 2.0 Fellowship Awards Announced

    Universities without Walls (fondly referred to as UWW) provides distance education “that moves people and HIV research evidence into practice, and practice into research.” Projects are community-based enquiry to benefit community outcomes. UWW principles include openness, collaboration, plain language, and making research skills visible and accessible to all involved. UWW offers e-learning options you can access… Read more »

  • Submitted by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network The Canadian Coalition to Reform HIV Criminalization (CCRHC) is proposing to develop a Community Consensus Statement on actions federal, provincial and territorial governments should take to address the overly broad use of the criminal law in cases of alleged HIV non-disclosure. There are several issues to be addressed… Read more »

  • Simon joined the PAN team in April 2017, taking on two roles within the organization: Executive Assistant and the Collective Impact Network Coordinator, a Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) sponsored initiative being led by PAN acting as the “backbone organization”.  Simon has been working and volunteering in the non-profit sector since graduating with a chemistry… Read more »


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