Category: Pacific AIDS Network News

Christina is a former staff member of PAN. Christina Bielek is the new Positive Living, Positive Homes Project Coordinator at the Pacific AIDS Network. Prior to taking this position, Christina worked in research and teaching in the areas of sociology, community development, poverty alleviation, gender equity and food security in Canada and Latin America. We asked… 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 »

Positive Leadership Development Institute – Core Training

  We’re very excited to announce that PAN will be hosting a Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) – Core Leadership Training in B.C. on June 27 – 30, 2013 at Loon Lake, Maple Ridge, BC. What is the Positive Leadership Development Institute? The Positive Leadership Development Institute is a three module training (Core Leadership Training,… Read more »

WEBINAR: Trauma Informed Practice

Tuesday February 19th @10:45am Presenter: Nancy Poole *We recognize that this presentation is not at the normal start time and will start at 10:45am. Nancy Poole is the Provincial Research Consultant, Women and Substance Use, BC Women’s Hospital. Director, Research and Knowledge Translation, BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health. Nancy will be delivering a… Read more »

What is needed to support community-based service providers to do HIV POC testing? Tuesday January 29th – 10:00am Presenter: James Tigchelaar In this session we will explore the conditions needed to support community‐based workers providing HIV testing. We will explore the benefits and challenges from the perspectives of both the community and health care system…. Read more »

ImpactBC: Putting the Community’s Voice at the Very Heart of Service Design and Quality Improvement Thursday January 31st – 1:00pm Presenters: Peter Toppings & Christina Clarke ImpactBC supports community service organizations to put the community’s voice at the very heart of service design and quality improvement projects. Join this webinar to learn about effective strategies… Read more »