Category: PLDI Blog

HIV in My Day: Reflecting Back, Looking Forward

Reprinted from Vancouver Island PWA Society site   HIV in My Day: Reflecting Back, Looking Forward is an oral history project that hopes to document the beginning of the HIV epidemic (1980s) in Victoria and Vancouver Island’s history by having those with lived experience and their caregivers recount their experiences. We are an inter-generational community-based research team… Read more »

The Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) wants to showcase Canadian HIV/AIDS stories. This year the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), hosted in Amsterdam, Netherlands from July 23 to 27, will highlight the theme “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges.” The Canadian Society for International Health is pleased to be developing and coordinating activities for the… Read more »

PLBC/CATIE Webinar: Peer health navigation in HIV services

          Peer health navigation is a person-centred approach to guide, connect, refer, educate and accompany people living with HIV through systems of care. This webinar will unpack diverse peer health navigation models and introduce participants to the new CATIE resource Practice Guidelines in Peer Health Navigation for People Living with HIV…. Read more »

The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) is calling out to researchers and advocates to acknowledge the essential role that people living with HIV play in research work. In the post, Inclusion and Respect – appreciating the role people living with HIV have with our research partners, the relationship of researchers and PLHIV is… Read more »

When Pacific AIDS Network decided to take a participatory approach to the Positive Leadership Development Institute’s (PLDI) impact evaluation, we recognized the novelty of the design and wanted to find a way of tracking the successes and challenges of the process for everyone involved in the project. At the same time, we were interested in better understanding the… Read more »

Leadership Training from PLDI: Bored? Get on Board!

        PAN is very excited to announce that we will be hosting a Positive Leadership Development (PLDI)  training: Bored? Get on Board! February 23 – 25, 2018 in Richmond. This training is only open to graduates of the Core Leadership Training (formerly known as “Level I”). The Bored? Get on Board governance… Read more »

We are excited to share a summary of findings and longer report of results for the PLDI Impact Evaluation that took place over the last year. Please find the  summary and report for your reading pleasure! The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) has built the resilience and leadership capacities of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in… Read more »

Part I of a 2 part series   The Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) had the good fortune of presenting several research and evaluation projects at the recent Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) Conference in Montreal, QC. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet, reconnect, and learn from a diverse group of researchers, people with… Read more »

Background British Columbia (BC) is currently experiencing a significant increase in syphilis cases, with infectious syphilis reaching unprecedented rates. Though there has been a slow and steady increase year over year since the early 2000s, a much more significant increase was noted in 2015, with 40% more cases seen compared to 2014. For 2016, the… Read more »

Candice is a mother of three beautiful children (2 biological) ages 21, 4, and 3. She is an aboriginal woman from the Cree/Dene nation. Candice happens to be in recovery from substance abuse going on 7+ years. She was diagnosed as being HIV+ 22 years ago when pregnant with her now 21 years old (HIV-)… Read more »