Category: Pacific AIDS Network News

Jaydee is a former staff member of PAN. Jaydee joined the PAN team in the Spring of 2015, as Manager of the Positive Leadership Development Institute, and Manager of the People Living with HIV Stigma Index project.   What first piqued your interest in the HIV sector? I remember learning about HIV at the same time… Read more »

5 Questions with Megan Deyman, PAN practicum student

Megan is a former practicum student at PAN. Megan is working to complete her second year of the Masters of Public Health program at the University of Victoria. For her research thesis, she is looking at the intricacies that tie HIV, access to housing, and health together. She is also completing a practicum placement with… Read more »

Vicki is a former staff member of PAN.   Vicki has been teaching sociology for many years at several BC universities and colleges, and the courses she loves most are the ones focused on social justice. She has worked on several research projects in the past, including a cross-Canada study on the situations of contingent… Read more »

Devyn is a former staff member of PAN. Devyn Flesher, PAN’s Prince George Site Coordinator for the Positive Living Positive Homes study, is a 2nd year graduate student at the University of Northern British Columbia, pursuing a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies. Her Master’s thesis focuses on representations of female sexuality in the Twilight Saga… Read more »

The Pacific AIDS Network, on behalf of the Gay Men and HIV Provincial Working Group, is seeking expressions of interest for a Gay Men and HIV Provincial Implementation Consultant. The Provincial Implementation Consultant will be responsible for coordinating and leading project activities related to the implementation of the recommendations from the Provincial Health Officer’s report,… Read more »

On January 8, 2015, a joint letter from PAN, OAN, COCQ-SIDA and ACCH was sent to Federal Minister of Health Rona Ambrose as part of PAN’s ongoing efforts and joint advocacy with our sister networks, working to preserve the envelope of funding within the Federal Initiative dedicated for programs and services on the “front lines”… Read more »

We are thrilled to announce that Jaydee Cossar will be joining the Pacific AIDS Network team as the Positive Leadership Development (PLDI) & Stigma Index Project Manager. Jaydee has been an active contributor in the non-profit sector for a number of years. As a peer support advocate and project manager for the Peer Action Support… Read more »

Carlene is a former staff member of PAN. Carlene Dingwall is the coordinator of PAN’s Mental Health, Substance Use and HIV/HCV committee. She is currently living in Kelowna (for a couple of more months) before she heads back to the north. She is currently finishing an interdisciplinary PhD focused on intergenerational trauma and healing.  … Read more »

For immediate release January 8, 2015 The Honourable Rona Ambrose, P.C., M.P. Health Canada Brooke Claxton Building, Tunney’s Pasture Postal Locator: 0906C Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9 Dear Minister, We are writing to request your leadership and your confirmation that the current levels of funding that have been uniquely designated for community led HIV prevention programs… Read more »

Speaking My Truth: The HIV Stigma Index

PAN is working with a team led by people living with HIV in BC to launch a new community-based research project in 2015 that will be looking at stigma. Speaking My Truth: The HIV Stigma Index is an action-oriented project that will document experiences of stigma and discrimination from the perspective of people living with… Read more »

World AIDS Day and AIDS Awareness Week Events 2014

PAN has been busy collecting details on World AIDS Day AIDS Awareness Week Events happening around the Province. We are very proud of the community response happening in every region around the province and encourage you to read about the events and share them with your communities. PAN will also be sending this list to… Read more »