Category: PAN News

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 »

5 Questions with Researcher Surita Parashar

Surita Parashar helps facilitate “The way I see it,” a community based research project that uses Photovoice methodology to examine the impact of housing on health as seen through the eyes of people living with HIV and AIDS in Vancouver. The project is led by a team of Community Researchers – Randy, Rob, Valerie, Lora,… Read more »

PAN Website Re-Organized

I’m pleased to let you all know that we did a bit of a re-organization of the PAN website last week.  Based on user feedback we decided to reorganize the main menu and create a set of revised menu items from the home page, those being: Home About News Programs & Projects Resources Contact The… Read more »

PAN Website Maintenance and Newsletter Interruption

PAN will be doing some website maintenance on Wednesday and Thursday, July 18 and 19/12. During this time the PAN website will be periodically inaccessible, if at all. Due to this update, there will be no newsletter released next week, July 19/12. We thank you for your patience during this time. Sincerely, The PAN Staff… Read more »

On May 9, 2012 PAN met with the Honourable Margaret MacDiarmid, Minister of Labour to express our concerns about Bill 39, the Emergency Intervention Disclosure Act, into law.  The stated goal of the legislation is to enhance the safety of first responders. PAN expressed concerns that this legislation is not evidence-based and violates persons right to… Read more »

Invitations were emailed on Tuesday, June 26/12.  Please refer to that email for details about registration for this event. If you did not receive an invitation please speak with the appropriate staff member at your organization for information about attending. PAN 2011-2012 AGM, PHA Forum, ED Forum Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel… Read more »

CIHR Centre for REACH Website Launch

PAN is proud to announce the new website for the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS. The Centre for REACH is a national partnership a mong people living with HIV, community-based organizations and other front-line service providers, health researchers, and federal, provincial, and regional policy makers. REACH is also the funder of and key partner… Read more »

New Administrative Coordinator at PAN

Hello, This is Sarah Evans and I have recently joined the PAN team after serving 4 years as the Wellness Services Manager at The Vancouver Friends For Life Society. I am very excited about my new position and one of my new duties is going to be compiling our weekly newsletter. Moving forward, please send… Read more »

The Pacific AIDS Network is currently recruiting for the position of Community-Based Research Manager to cover a staff leave. The CBR Manager works with PAN member agencies and other key stakeholders (e.g., people living with HIV/AIDS, academics, researchers, public health agencies, and other related government institutions) to support on-going CBR initiatives and develop new research… Read more »

Some Words from PAN’s CBR Manager!

Welcome to the inaugural posting of PAN’s CBR in BC blog! In this first edition, I would like to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Sara O’Shaughnessy and I have been working with PAN as the CBR Manager since mid-July of 2011. Many of you will have met me at PAN’s Fall… Read more »

       The Pacific AIDS Network Society (PAN), in partnership with the CIHR Centre for Research Evidence into Action for Community Health (REACH) in HIV/AIDS, seeks an outstanding individual for the position of: PAN COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH MANAGER FOR BC ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND The Pacific AIDS Network Society is a vibrant, pro-active member-based coalition that provides… Read more »