Category: Pacific AIDS Network

Mark is another 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 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! We’ll… 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 »

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 »

Substance Use News May 2019

  Substance Use News provides a snapshot of news and resources for those working to support folks who use substances. We share pieces on the social, medical and political responses to the opioid crisis, from advocacy to welcome change. See our Drug Use and Overdose Response page for resources on overdose services, team resilience, governmental reports,… Read more »

We are inviting PAN member organizations and allies to help shape an upcoming  “PAN presents…” webinar in June – which will feature staff from the PHSA/ BCCDC/Oak Tree. Towards this end, we invite you to complete a  1 minute poll. Historically as part of our annual Fall Conference, PAN organizes a panel presentation by Regional… Read more »

PAN presents… PHAC Harm Reduction Fund Webinar

PHAC Harm Reduction Fund Webinar and Q&A May 21, 2019 10:30-11:25am At last year’s PAN fall conference, one of the requests we heard at the ED summit was for PAN to facilitate more conversations and potential collaborations across the network when it came to large national and provincial funding calls. In the weeks before PHAC… Read more »

We want to hear from you and your organization! Reducing the health impact of sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBIs) is a key goal for British Columbia, for Canada, and globally. To support this goal, the Public Health Agency of Canada released a Pan-Canadian STBBI Framework for Action and a working group has been developed… Read more »

The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS), in partnership with PAN and others, is looking for local community-based organizations and health authorities to participate in the second annual national HIV Testing Day on June 27th, 2019 (see press release)   Why get involved? Last year’s national HIV Testing Day was a resounding success. 835 people (including 50+… Read more »

Pozcast: Supporting PLHIV in their Health

  June 11-17 is Men’s Health Week, and we’re sitting down with James Watson, the host of Pozcast. The goal of Pozcast is to connect people living with HIV with HIV research in ways that matter. Episodes on men’s health have included HIV and fatherhood, and a series on drug use in the gay men’s… Read more »

PAN is pleased to announce the launch of our new whiteboard video, “What supports housing and health for people living with HIV in BC?”, as part of our ongoing knowledge translation and sharing of findings for our community-based research study, Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH). We decided to develop this whiteboard explainer video to help… Read more »