Category: Pacific AIDS Network

Community Perspectives on Governance at PAN

This is the fourth 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 present voices of community in the form… Read more »

Update on HIV and other STIs in BC

Looking for  the most recent provincial information on HIV, HCV, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? You can find all that easily on the Smart Sex Resource site. Smart Sex services are provided by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC). Smart Sex offers information and resources on sexual health. If you live in Canada,… 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 »

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 »

  As many of you know, the Positive Living, Positive Homes (PLPH) study has been actively sharing its findings in its final research phases. One of the ways we have been sharing findings is through holding gatherings at various community-based organizations that helped and supported us throughout the study. We recruited participants living with HIV at these… 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 »

Collective Impact Network: Introducing CIN Member Pivot

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 »

Hepatitis C Treatment Options Expand in BC

  The BC government released an announcement about hepatitis C (HCV) treatment options on Tuesday March 13. It reads, in part*: Any British Columbian living with chronic hepatitis C now is able to access treatment, regardless of the severity of their disease, Health Minister Adrian Dix announced today. In addition to expanding coverage to all… Read more »