Category: Community News

Date: Thursday January 23 Time: 12 PM – 1 PM Location: Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver A light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure sufficient food and space and to share with us any dietary or accessibility needs. Dr. John Oliffe is a Senior Research Advisor at CGSHE,… Read more »

Job Posting: CAAN IPHA Liaison and Policy Advisor

  The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) provides a National forum for Aboriginal 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 advocacy; and provides accurate and up to date resources on these issues in a culturally relevant manner… Read more »

Provincial Syphilis Action Plan – Community Consultation

  Date: Thursday January 23, 12-1 PM As you may know, rates of infectious syphilis continue to rise in BC.  Pacific AID Network (PAN) is hosting Dr. Jason Wong from the BC Centre for Disease Control to briefly talk on the current Syphilis Action Plan, and then lead into discussion that aims to help refresh… Read more »

Position Type: Full-time, 3 years (initial contract for 1 year, with possibility of renewal) Location: Flexible within Canada, ideally at one of CBRC’s offices Language: Bilingual skills are a required asset, but primary working language is English Status: Open until filled, but applications will be reviewed after January 19th Funding: CIHR Centre for REACH 3.0 Description Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes… Read more »

The Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative (SRO-C), seeks a Managing Director who brings the experience to provide operational planning and management, strong finance and budgeting skills, HR and personnel management, and a background in grant writing, fundraising, public outreach, and stakeholder relations. The ideal candidate for this position is passionate and knowledgeable about advocating for housing… Read more »

Job Posting: Co-Executive Director, PACE

PACE is a peer-driven organization in Vancouver that seeks to reduce the harm and isolation associated with sex work through education, support, and advocacy. We work to increase the health, safety, and empowerment of our members, by respecting their right to self-determination and supporting their self-identified needs. We are seeking a community driven Co-Executive Director… Read more »

Get Involved in the Hepatitis C Leadership Project

We are looking for people with lived and/or living experience of hepatitis C who are interested in being on the Advisory Committee for the Hepatitis C Leadership Project. This project is a peer-led initiative where hepatitis C community leaders will model their skills and knowledge to inspire other BC community members to embark on leadership… Read more »

Consultations on medical assistance in dying (MAID)

Consultations on medical assistance in dying (MAID) eligibility criteria and request process The Government of Canada has launched an online public consultation aimed at obtaining Canadians’ views on amending the federal medical assistance in dying legislation. Canadians and interested stakeholders are invited to share their views online until Monday, January 27, 2020 at 11:59 PM… Read more »

Neurological Injury Following Overdose

From the BC Overdose Emergency Response Centre:   In response to the concerns raised by our stakeholders about the unmeasured burden of neurological injury related to overdose and the impacts on individuals, families and communities, a review and preliminary descriptive assessment was conducted by the BC Provincial Overdose Cohort team. While measuring neurological injury in administrative… Read more »

Funding opportunity – 23rd International AIDS Conference

Funding opportunity – Canada Pavilion 2020 – 23rd International AIDS Conference July 6-10, 2020  Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the open solicitation for the Public Health Agency of Canada’s funding opportunity to manage the development, design, coordination and implementation of the Canada Pavilion 2020 at the upcoming 23rd… Read more »

5 Questions with Alfiya Battalova, Evaluation Manager

Alfiya Battalova is the newest member of the Pacific AIDS Network team, joining us as Evaluation Manager. Alfiya has a PhD in Disability Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago, has worked at UBC’s Department of Occupational Science and Therapy as a Research Coordinator, at the Social Planning and Research Council of BC, and… Read more »

New Webinar in PAN Presents series: Northern Health Updates

Post updated with on-demand webinar Slides PAN hosted Ashley Stoppler and other staff from Northern Health to talk on topics of most interest to our members – as chosen by you. These webinars are open to all and we encourage you and your colleagues to attend. Recording Date: Wednesday January 29, 2020 Time: 10 -11… Read more »