Category: Community News

Learn with CATIE: Preventing the Sexual Transmission of HIV

January 13 to February 7, 2020 Webinar: February 5, 2020, 12 PM Pacific time CATIE’s Preventing the Sexual Transmission of HIV course aims to develop core knowledge on the prevention of sexual transmission of HIV for frontline service providers who have a role in HIV prevention. Through this course, participants will gain in-depth knowledge of… Read more »

CIHR is seeking your input

Please add your voices! The CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity (CIHR-III) and the CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative are both in the process of developing new strategic plans for the next five years. As part of the engagement efforts for these strategic planning processes, online surveys have been launched to seek your advice on research… Read more »

Dr. Nancy Clark is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Human and Social Development, School of Nursing at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. She is a PAN Affiliated Researcher and is the Co-Principal Investigator on the Making It Work Study Nancy is an alumna of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC and Intersections in… Read more »

Voices For World AIDS Day – Join Us!

Pacific AIDS Network is one of 60 partners brought together by the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) to honour the UNAIDS theme of this year’s World AIDS Day, which is “Communities make the difference”. CANFAR has created a World AIDS Day-specific site, Voices for World AIDS Day, which features A history of World AIDS… Read more »

Government of BC – application for funding to improve French-language services: Non-profit organizations are invited to apply for one-time funding to support projects directly benefiting British Columbia’s Francophonie. The provincial government is providing $250,000 to help implement initiatives that will enhance services in French and promote the linguistic vitality of the province’s French-speaking community. The… Read more »

Job Posting: Youth Addictions Program Facilitator

Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our… Read more »

Date: December 10, 2019 Time: 9 AM Pacific time   Simplifying hepatitis C prevention, testing, treatment and care services can expand access and enhance services for people whose needs are not being met by current systems. Task shifting is an approach that decentralizes service delivery by expanding the types of providers who are able to… Read more »

        Lessons learned from supervised consumption and overdose prevention sites in Canada Recorded November 6, 2019. Now available on demand. Watch on Vimeo This webinar was presented in partnership with the Dr. Peter Centre. This webinar focuses on lessons learned from a national teleconference network for supervised consumption site (SCS) and overdose… Read more »

Date: Thursday November 21, 2019 Time: 10 AM Pacific time   The Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (CARSS) is presenting the 2018 national statistics on antimicrobial use among Canadians prior to the release of the next CARSS report in January 2020. The webinar will highlight trends observed in the healthcare setting and the community setting,… Read more »

Working Together Against Stigma on World AIDS Day

The UNAIDS theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities make the difference” and PAN is happy to have been part of a community effort working to address stigma in BC. We are working in collaboration with Health Authority representatives to honour those living with HIV and AIDS by fighting stigma. We have developed anti-stigma… Read more »

Keep up the pressure for life-saving health services!

Via the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network  Now that the election is over and Canada’s new government is taking shape, it’s time to keep the pressure on. Despite the devastating overdose crisis, drug policy and harm reduction services didn’t get nearly enough play during the campaign. But we can’t let these critical issues be pushed aside…. Read more »