Category: Community News

The Dr. Peter Centre is creating a Community of Practice HUB for frontline service providers, health care professionals, and policymakers to build capacity in establishing and operating emergency shelters where people may need to use drugs and/or Urgent Public Health Need Sites (also known as Overdose Prevention Sites). To learn more or register for the… Read more »

Two-Eyed Seeing and Realist Evaluation

Making it Work (MIW) is a Community-Based Research (CBR) project that is looking at integrated services for people living with HIV, hepatitis C, and/or challenges with mental health and substance use, with a particular focus on Indigenous service delivery models and cultural safety. The project uses a Two-Eyed Seeing approach and Realist Evaluation to help… Read more »

Check It Out – June 2020 Newsblast, AHA Centre

  The Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre (AHA Centre) has released their June 2020 Newsblast. Check it out for information about the work of the AHA Centre (including the Call for Submissions and an Invitation for Peer Review for the Journal of Indigenous HIV Research (JIHR)), as well as information on upcoming events and… Read more »

An Invitation to Peer Review   Special Issue:  Navigating Allyship: What does it mean to work together in service to the community? The Journal of Indigenous HIV Research (JIHR) is expecting a high volume of submissions and we need your help! We are looking for volunteers to participate in peer review for Volume 11 — “Allyship” has… Read more »

  The horrific murder of George Floyd and countless others, including Tony McDade and Regis Korchinski-Paquet – and the explosion of protests and actions towards social justice in its wake – have led us at PAN to think more deeply about policing practices and their impacts. We, like many, have witnessed the impacts of policing… Read more »

Job Posting: Interview/Outreach Worker, SHAWNA Project

Centre for Gender Health & Sexual Equity (CGSHE) Starting Wage: $20 – $23/hour Status: Casual, Thursdays and Fridays (varies)   Summary of Role Responsibilities Reporting to and supervised by the Project Coordinator, the Interviewer/ Outreach Worker operates as a member of a multidisciplinary, collaborative research team. The Interviewer recruits and pre-screens potential participants, conducts structured… Read more »

We heard from community that there was a need for accessible, clear information about HIV to support front-line staff working in housing. So, adapting content originally published by CATIE, we have created a new module for the HIV Housing Toolkit to do just this! This new module “HIV Information for Housing Staff” is the ninth… Read more »

Job Posting: Program Manager, AVI

Location: Victoria, BC Schedule of Work: 37.5 hours per week Supervisor: Executive Director Salary: Commensurate with education and experience Posting Closing Date: June 24, 2020 About AVI AVI Health and Community Services (AVI) is a community-based organization with offices in the communities of Greater Victoria, Westshore, Nanaimo, the Comox Valley, and Campbell River. AVI’s mission… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is preparing for the planned launch, in Fall 2020, of open solicitations for the HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund (CAF) and the Harm Reduction Fund (HRF). Through the CAF and the HRF, PHAC supports time-limited community-based projects across Canada to reduce HIV, hepatitis C and other… Read more »

CBRC Webinar on New Testing Tech

Date: Thursday June 25, 2020 Time: 9:30 AM Presenters: Chris Draenos, Darren Ho, Community Based Research Centre After years of advocacy, Health Canada is expected to approve the first HIV self-test in the country over the coming weeks. As testing is the critical first step in HIV prevention, treatment, and care cascade, HIV self-testing will… Read more »

The Men’s Wellness Program Health Promotion Educator provides programming, education, and support relating to: HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, STIs, substance use, sexuality/sexual decision-making, testing, treatment, and prevention strategies as a means of increasing community awareness and wellness, and reducing the further incidence of HIV, HCV, STIs, and other related blood-borne illnesses with a focus on the needs… Read more »