Category: Pacific AIDS Network News

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 »

Substance Use News December 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 »

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 »

Webinar: Harm Reduction and Healing in Indigenous Communities

Date: Wednesday February 5, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific time   This dialogue-based webinar will be with Andrea Medley, one of the Indigenous Wellness Educators with the First Nations Health Authority’s Indigenous Wellness team. When Andrea and her teammates are invited into BC First Nations communities, they’ve found that harm reduction can mean many different… Read more »

We are inviting those living in the Northern Health region to help shape your region’s upcoming PAN presents… webinar in late January, which will feature staff from NH. Towards this end, we invite you to complete a 30-second poll here. Historically as part of an annual Fall Conference, Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) has organized a… Read more »

This webinar was recorded on Wednesday January 22, 2020, on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish people, which includes Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, and Musqueam First Nations.   This webinar recapped some of the highlights of last year’s Summit, a conference for Queer Men’s health hosted by Darren Ho and and Jose Patiño-Gomez of Community Based… Read more »

Substance Use News November 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 »

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 »

Voices For World AIDS Day – Join Us!

Pacific AIDS Network is one of 60 partners brought together by the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) to honour the UNAIDS theme of this year’s World AIDS Day, which is “Communities make the difference”. CANFAR has created a World AIDS Day-specific site, Voices for World AIDS Day, which features A history of World AIDS… Read more »

Working Together Against Stigma on World AIDS Day

The UNAIDS theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities make the difference” and PAN is happy to have been part of a community effort working to address stigma in BC. We are working in collaboration with Health Authority representatives to honour those living with HIV and AIDS by fighting stigma. We have developed anti-stigma… Read more »

2019 World AIDS Day & Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

The UNAIDS theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities make the difference”.  Find resources and events to boost your World AIDS Day action.   Resources Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) announces Indigenous leadership and their supporters will celebrate the 21st Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week December 1 – 6, 2019…. Read more »

Webinar: What’s Happening in Digital Sexual Health

Updated December 5, 2019 Date Recorded: Wednesday December 4,  2019 This dialogue-style webinar in PAN’s KnowledgeConnect webinar series explored some digital sexual health services available in BC.  Digital sexual health programs help people learn about, monitor and enhance their sexual health and knowledge by engaging online. They have the potential to connect with people in… Read more »