Category: News

BC CDC’s World Hepatitis Day Event

Registration is now open for BCCDC’s World Hepatitis Day event!* This event is for GPs, nurses, community groups, public health, and others who are interested in engaging different populations into HCV care. *As part of BCCDC Public Health Grand Rounds, this is a self-approved group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification  program… Read more »

Supporting capacity building of community-based organizations across Canada to provide supervised consumption services: lessons learned to-date Date: Thursday May 30, 2019 Time: 10 AM Pacific time In early 2017, the Dr. Peter Centre received project funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada to provide capacity building to community-based organizations starting supervised consumption services (SCS)…. Read more »

PRICK! STI Testing in the Interior

  PRICK! is a private & confidential full STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’ Four PRICK! events are coming up this November! Kelowna – Thursday Nov 15 6-9pm Kamloops – Tuesday Nov 20 4-6pm Nelson – Wednesday Nov 21 6-8pm Penticton – Thursday Nov 29 6-8pm  

The AHA Centre is a national, Indigenous-led collaborative research centre housed at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN).  The AHA Centre supports HIV and AIDS Community-Based research conducted in Aboriginal communities across Canada. There are a number of positions available at the AHA Centre. Including: National Aboriginal Research Advisory Committee (NARAC). The AHA Centre is looking for 5… Read more »

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is the day we remember transgender folks who have gone ahead, gone public, gone true to their souls to live lives of dignity. Too many times, they have lost their lives to bigotry and violence. There is energy to change the world, and change it must. We can’t go on like this. I hope… Read more »

Gayle Restall, Associate Professor at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba has contacted PAN to ask for assistance in distributing a request for research participation in a survey about HIV and Workplace Disclosure. The study has been approved by the Health Research Ethics Board at… Read more »

Wednesday May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. It’s a worldwide day to celebrate diverse genders and sexualities and note the tensions between living proudly and living with the stigma that many LGBTQ people face. Its aim is “to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and… Read more »

Interested in working with a great team this summer? PAN member organization AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) may be your match. AVI is looking for two Social Service Support Workers for the summer (June 5- August 4). One of the positions will be based in Courtenay and one will be based in Victoria.  The Social Service… Read more »

Dr. Peter Centre Seeks Executive Director

Maxine Davis is leaving her Executive Director position at the Dr. Peter Centre. Maxine was born on the East Coast and worked in different parts of the country before settling in BC and taking the helm of the Dr. Peter Centre, where she led the organization for 20 years. We wish Maxine the best as… Read more »

New research demonstrates how construction, gentrification and ongoing criminalization increase risks of violence and harassment of trans sex workers Vancouver, BC [January 11, 2017]—Newly published peer review research shows how gentrification and construction in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, as well as ongoing criminalization, displaced trans sex workers to unsafe and isolated spaces. These factors increased trans… Read more »

Darcy joined PAN in the summer of 2016, as one of the new Peer Evaluators working on the PLDI Impact Evaluation team. He comes from a varied career background and is currently a licensed educator and thespian (for anyone who might recall his 2015 Fringe musical – LOCO HERO JOE). Darcy is pleased to have… Read more »