Category: Community News

  PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys’ and the rainbow community. Who is PRICK for? Our definition of ‘guy’ includes: 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… Read more »

If you attended one of the webinars about the Community Action Fund Funding Reporting Tool (CRT), you may want to have a copy of the webinar on hand for reference. If you have questions about your project or details about the reporting process, please contact your Project Manager.   View slide deck (pdf)  Download slide… Read more »

The Collective Impact Network (CIN) is a Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) sponsored initiative, being co-led by PAN acting as the backbone. It consists of the six PHSA-contracted agencies that are supporting the community-based response to HIV and HCV, alongside the PHSA, and including the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and BC Women’s Hospital…. Read more »

Updated April 16, 2018 The Public Health Agency of Canada will launch the 2018 Harm Reduction Open Solicitation in May, 2018. Webinars were will be offered in April (see below to register) to provide information on the Fund’s objectives, the application process, and to answer questions, and hear suggestions from stakeholders. I. About the Harm… Read more »

The Collective Impact Network (CIN) is a Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) sponsored initiative, being co-led by PAN acting as the backbone. It consists of the six PHSA-contracted agencies that are supporting the community-based response to HIV and HCV, alongside the PHSA, and including the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and BC Women’s Hospital…. Read more »

PLHIV Forum Survey Sets Priority for Action

At each PAN Fall conference, people living with HIV (PLHIV) delegates take part in a forum to discuss issues and make recommendations on PLHIV priorities in the work of  PAN. Jesse Brown, the Co-Chair of PAN’s Board of Directors, shares this letter with 2017 attendees.  March 26, 2018 Dear Positive Forum 2017 Attendees, We appreciate your participation… Read more »

PAN is supporting the facilitation of one of the CAHR conference ancillary events, The BC Community-Based Research Quarterly Meeting. This event is  open to conference registrants and people who aren’t attending the CAHR conference but are interested in community-based research.  The BC Community-Based Research Meetings (referred to as the CBR Quarterly Meetings) serve as a community of practice that… Read more »

Job Posting: Executive Director at Positive Living North

Positive Living North is an Aboriginal, 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 interested in the position of Executive Director. People living with HIV/AIDS/HCV & those of Aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to… Read more »

Living Positive Resource Centre Move

UPDATED (Please note there was an error in the May 29 newsletter when we mentioned 2 locations) To Our Partners, Members, Stakeholders and the Community We Serve. A new Executive Director, followed by the nomination of a brand-new Board of Directors provides us with an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on the past, to celebrate our… Read more »

The Collective Impact Network (CIN) is a Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) sponsored initiative, being co-led by PAN acting as the backbone. It consists of the six PHSA-contracted agencies that are supporting the community-based response to HIV and HCV, alongside the PHSA, and including the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and BC Women’s Hospital…. Read more »

This is the third in a series of monthly blog posts representing perspectives on potential governance changes at PAN. These posts represent voices across the network – staff, PAN Board members, people living with HIV, and community members – sharing their thoughts on these changes. This month we hear from Darren Lauscher, who has been… Read more »

PrEP Ed with the Community-Based Research Centre

On the weekend of February 17th and 18th, the Community-Based Research Centre hosted PrEP Ed, an intensive educational training session on the topics of Sexual Health, PrEP, and other prevention strategies. With the BC government’s announcement that PrEP is now available to gay and bisexual men (cis and trans) for free, we knew it would… Read more »