Category: PAN News and Events

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 »

5 Questions with CBR Practicum Student Joanna Mendell

Joanna is a former practicum student at PAN. Joanna Mendell is a student at the University of Victoria currently working on her Master’s degree in Public Health and she’s conducting her practicum placement at PAN until April. Although public health has been an interest of hers for many years, up until last year Joanna was… Read more »

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 »

PAN’s Strategic Planning Draw Winners!

Back in May, PAN solicited feedback from a wide number of stakeholders, including PAN member organizations and PHAs who have participated in PHA Forums or PLDI trainings, via Fluid Surveys.  We had a great response and a number of people opted to provide their name for a draw for two $50 gift cards from…. 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 »