Category: Community News

Job Purpose The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership, management and delivery of programs, services and initiatives that support the organization’s mission & vision and are within the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.   Primary Duties and Responsibilities The Executive Director is accountable for the ongoing development and management of… Read more »

The President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society is a high-profile lecture series hosted by Simon Fraser University.   Date: Tuesday February 26th, 2019 Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM Location: SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1300   The speakers for this event are Danita Wahpoosewyan, Carrie Bourassa, and Alexandra King. This event is free, but registration is encouraged… Read more »

Women’s Wellness & Leadership Project

Vancouver Friends for Life Society is pleased to announce our new initiative to support women with lived experience of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV). The Women’s Wellness and Leadership Project is designed to support women on their own path to health and wellness. The project is accepting applications from women up to $2500 for support… Read more »

Webinar: Options for Sexual Health: Partners for Impact

  Date: Tuesday March 5, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Pacific Time Join Michelle Fortin and Nicole Pasquino of Options for Sexual Health to hear how their work can support PAN members in frontline services, as well as provide professional development for staff and volunteers. Options for Sexual Health provides BC communities with comprehensive sexual health… Read more »

BC Centre for Excellence Spring HIV/Antiretroviral Update

  The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS will present its Spring HIV/Antiretroviral Update on Monday, May 6, 2019. Time: 8:30 am to 4:45 pm Location: Grand Ballroom – North Tower Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC (located across from St. Paul’s Hospital in Downtown Vancouver) This is an open educational event sponsored by… Read more »

PAN Research and Evaluation programs are made possible through PAN’s partnership with the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS, and the CIHR CBR Collaborative (A Program of REACH). The following post is part of a collection of Regional Accomplishment and Change Stories that were originally published on the REACH site to reflect on work during the REACH 2.0 funding period…. Read more »

Want to learn about Community-based research (CBR) with Universities Without Walls (UWW)? Tools for CBR is a fun, hands-on, course offered in partnership with Continuing Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) since 2016. The goal is to learn the basics of Community Based Research (CBR) using one preferred example: the diversity… Read more »

New Ways to Prevent HIV

Via Men’s Health Initiative   Date: February 25th, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM  Pacific Time / 7:00 PM Mountain Time Be a part of HIVSTORY! Taking it to the next level: Conversations about men’s sexual health (PEP and PrEP) Live broadcast presentation with Dr. Joss De Wet and local panel discussions. Locations: Kelowna, Kamloops, Vernon, Penticton,… Read more »

PRICK Testing Events in Four Interior Communities

PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys’ and the rainbow community. Our definition of ‘guy’ includes: asexual, bi, cis, curious, gay, male, non-binary, queer, questioning, straight, trans, two-spirit, and all other guys who like guys. Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis (A,B &C), HIV and… Read more »

Changes in CATIE’s Education Team

After an extensive national search, CATIE is pleased to announce that Christie Johnston has been named Associate Director, Education, effective January 23, 2019. In this new role, Christie will oversee the planning and delivery of CATIE’s education work, including blended learning, webinars and our telephone and e-mail inquiry service. Christie is no stranger to CATIE,… Read more »

Webinar: Canadian Guidelines on STIs – Mycoplasma Genitalium

Date: Thursday February 7, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Pacific Time In 2018, the Public Health Agency of Canada released the Mycoplasma genitalium chapter for the first time as part of the Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections. Mycoplasma genitalium is an emerging sexually transmitted pathogen that can cause non-chlamydial/non-gonococcal urethritis. This webinar will provide information on… Read more »

SWAN Vancouver presents, in partnership with SUM Gallery – Queer Arts Festival, Chocolate and Chicken Bones, a photovoice exhibition. Exhibition runs until February 7th and is open Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6 PM   “People think that we are like chocolate. That we are sweet and you can just swallow us and consume us. We are not chocolate…. Read more »