Category: Hepatitis C

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 »

New Webinar in PAN Presents series: Northern Health Updates

PAN will be hosting Ashley Stoppler and other staff from Northern Health to talk on topics of most interest to our members – as chosen by you.  At this point, we are planning for presentations that focus on: the current rates in NH region for HIV testing, as well as new diagnoses compared to goals;… Read more »

Apply Now for Educators’ Forum

Promoting Effective STBBI, HIV, Hepatitis C and Harm Reduction Education with Indigenous Peoples of BC Date: March 3 and 4, 2020 Location: Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver, BC, the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people. Deadline to apply: Thursday January 23, 2020. We are accepting applications to attend the 5th Educators’ Forum…. Read more »

Webinar: The Ins and Outs of Getting on Hepatitis C Treatment

Date: Wednesday February 12, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific Time Hep C treatment is now short term, highly effective, and has minimal side effects for most people. What do you need to know for yourself or the people you support about getting treatment? Join us for a webinar with Pacific Hepatitis C Network team members… Read more »

What a Year It Was!

Casting the traditional fiscal year aside, the calendar shows 2019 was an amazing year with you all. Thank you to everyone who walked through the months, events, and issues with us. PAN and our members continued to do critical social justice work in every corner of the province throughout 2019.  Some social change and equity… Read more »

Job Posting: Health Centre Manager, Nanaimo

Work with AVI Health & Community Services The AVI Health Centre in Nanaimo is open 4 days a week providing Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) integrated with HIV and hepatitis C services. The OAT clinic was established more than 10 years ago and since then the services have provided comprehensive and seamless care for people living with substance… 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 »

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: December 5, 2019 Time: 9 – 10:30 AM Pacific The integration of hepatitis C care within broader harm reduction or related HIV service models could remove some of the barriers to access and engagement. This webinar will discuss potential strategies to overcome these barriers by focusing on promising models of frontline programs for people… 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 »