Category: Pacific AIDS Network

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 »

Substance Use News April 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 »

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 nine 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 »

Job Posting: Hepatitis C Leadership Project Coordinator

Position: Project Coordinator Status: 0.8 FTE (4 days/week) Time Period: 2 ½ year contract position Remuneration: $50,000 pro-rated ($40,000 per annum) plus a competitive benefits package Location: Flexible Reporting to: Director of Program Development Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found   Summary of the position: The Hepatitis C Leadership Project Coordinator, working in… Read more »