Category: Community News

New PrEP resources on SmartSexResource

This comes via SmartSex Resource; some new items to help the community in its work.   Tools for clinicians We’ve created an HIV-PrEP Toolkit specifically for clinicians. This Toolkit provides information for providers to increase their understanding and knowledge of HIV PrEP. The toolkit includes: an overview of provincially-funded HIV PrEP in BC resources to… Read more »

Last month, the Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) promoted the opportunity to unite with almost 100 testing sites, stretching the breadth of our country (‘from sea to sea’) on June 27th, 2019. The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS), in partnership with PAN and many others, is organizing the second annual national HIV Testing Day (see press release)… Read more »

Education Department, Positive Living North (Prince George) 37.5 Hours per Week, $19 – 21 per hour Positive Living North is an Aboriginal, non-profit, community-based organization providing care, support and advocacy for people living with, vulnerable to, and affected by HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C (HCV). We are looking to interview exceptional candidates who are committed to… Read more »

HIV Educator & Community Opioid Action Team Coordinator  Monday through Thursday (38 hours per week) $18-$20 per hour Positive Living North – Bulkley Valley in Smithers is an Aboriginal, non-profit, community-based organization providing care, support and advocacy for people living with, vulnerable to, and affected by HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C (HCV). We are looking to… Read more »

  News release The Sex Information & Education Council of Canada (SIECCAN) is pleased to announce the release of the revised Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education. The development of the 2019 Guidelines, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, was informed by an extensive consultation with people working in the field of sexual… Read more »

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). CAAN is a non-profit national Indigenous organization with the following mission: CAAN provides a National forum for Indigenous Peoples to holistically address HIV and AIDS, HCV, STBBIs, TB, Mental Health and related co-morbidity issues; promotes a Social Determinants of Health framework through… Read more »

Mark is a member of the Human Rights Education Project team. He brings perspective from his work as a paramedic and as coordinator of a Community Action Team. Get to know Mark as part of the Meet the People at PAN series.   What first sparked your interest in the HIV or hepatitis C sector? Working… Read more »

Date: Wednesday July 24 Time: 10 AM Pacific World Hepatitis Day is on July 28, and this KnowledgeConnect dialogue-based webinar will focus on hepatitis C knowledge and skills that connect people across the country. We’ll talk with Shelley Taylor, the Regional Health Education Coordinator with CATIE. Shelley supports learning on both coasts of the country!… Read more »

Joni worked with and supported folks living with HIV and hepatitis C at ASK Wellness before joining the PAN team and the Human Rights Education Project. Get to know Joni as part of the Meet the People at PAN series.   What first sparked your interest in the HIV or hepatitis C sector? I was… Read more »

Mental Health Matters Event

The Afro-Canadian Positive Network of BC invites the community to join them for a vibrant discussion with community stakeholders on the challenges of mental health among Blacks in Surrey. Event will be held on Friday June 21, 2019 from 1 to 3 PM at the Surrey City Centre Library (just beside the Skytrain) in Meeting… Read more »

PAN has signed onto a joint letter, along with other advocates. June 11, 2019 Honourable Mike Farnworth Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Room 128 Parliament Buildings Victoria, BC V8V 1X4 Copy to: Honourable John Horgan Premier of British Columbia West Annex Parliament Buildings Victoria, BC V8V 1X4   Attn: Hon. Mike Farnworth Dear… Read more »