Category: Pacific AIDS Network News

PAN Congratulates PHO on HIV, Stigma and Society Report

PAN recently sent Dr. Perry Kendall, BC’s Provincial Health Officer, a letter of congratulations on his recently released report: HIV, Stigma and Society: Tackling a Complex Epidemic and Renewing HIV Prevention for Gay and Bisexual Men in British Columbia. PAN notes that: “This is a very significant report in that it highlights the importance of HIV… Read more »

PAN 2014 Fall Conference and AGM

It gives us great pleasure to announce the 2014 Pacific AIDS Network Fall Conference, Forum, ED Summit, and to provide you with formal notice of the 2014 AGM. Conference Dates: October 21 – 23, 2014 Conference Location: Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel, 7571 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC Forum for persons living with HIV/AIDS: The Forum will… Read more »

The Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) is excited to announce that that this year’s workforce development training will be focused on Frontline Support Workers and will be held on February 24 – 26 in Richmond. This three-day event will be held in partnership with CATIE. Draft program highlights will be released in late September and registration… Read more »

PAN’s Fall Conference 2013 Evaluation

PAN contracted Catalyst Research Group to conduct a process evaluation of our 2013 Fall Conference. PAN’s overall goal was to deliver the conference in a way that fostered learning about our programs, encouraged fun, and left the attendees feeling re-charged. The conference was a 2-day event that included the following activities: Keynote address by Carla… Read more »

5 Questions with Researcher Catherine Worthington

Catherine Worthington, Ph.D., is a faculty member in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria Faculty of Human and Social Development. She has expertise in program evaluation, survey methods, and qualitative methods. Cathy has a long history of collaboration with HIV communities in conducting community-based and participatory research. As… Read more »

February 26 – 28, 2014, Richmond, BC  Registration Deadline: Friday, January 24th @4:00pm The Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) is excited to announce that we will be hosting a two and a half day conference for PAN member organizations and other allied/partner organizations, where frontline prevention, education, harm reduction, health promotion workers and program managers and… Read more »

PAN 2013 Fall Conference Update

Meeting Agendas and Related Conference Materials We have posted the Meeting Agendas and Related Conference Material to the PAN website, watch the Enews for more updates. The Following Documents are now available: Draft 2013 PHA Forum Agenda Draft 2012 PHA Forum Minutes Draft 2013 ED Summit Agenda Draft 2013 AGM Agenda Draft 2012 AGM Minutes… Read more »

PAN 2013 Fall Conference & AGM

Conference Dates: October 29th & 30th, 2013 Conference Location: Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel, 7571 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC Annual General Meeting: The AGM will take place on Wednesday, October 30th from 9:15 to 10:30 am.   Highlights will include: Keynote address by Carla Rieger, The Power of Laughter A Conversation with Micheal Vonn, of the… Read more »

Update on PHAC Communicable Disease Funding Model

Dear Executive Director of PAN Member Organizations: I am writing to share with you the latest information that PAN has available regarding PHAC’s transition to a Communicable Disease Funding model, and the changes that are currently being discussed that will impact all funding envelopes within the Federal Initiative on HIV/AIDS – including the AIDS Community… Read more »