Category: PLDI Blog

Women living with HIV invited to participate in e-wHEALTH study

Are you a woman living with HIV? Do you have a computer and internet?  If yes, you are invited to take part in the e-wHEALTH study What is e-wHEALTH? Women living with HIV continue to be challenged by HIV-related stigma and fear of disclosure of their HIV status. For this reason we adapted the Women’s… Read more »

Join community members, researchers and service providers in an evening focused on strengthening care and support for mothers living with HIV in Vancouver and beyond! Monday, September 8, 2014 5:30 – 9:00pm Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings Street, 1440-1430 Segal Centre, Vancouver This knowledge-to-action forum will: Discuss issues currently affecting mothers… Read more »

Engage: A Health Study Launch

The Engage Study began recruiting participants on December 9, 2013, and we have now enrolled 38 participants from across BC. We will be recruiting participants until December, 2015.  We are actively working with community organizations, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and others involved in providing care for people living with HIV to recruit people for the study and are very excited by the results and… Read more »

PAN is very excited to announce that we will be hosting our third organizational governance training, Bored? Get on Board! Training, on November 7 – 9, 2014 at the Vancouver Airport Marriott in Richmond. This training is only open to graduates of the Core Leadership Training.   Bored? Get on Board!  This professional development training… Read more »

Vancouver AIDS Walk for Life: Sept. 21, 2014

A life with HIV/AIDS is just that—a LIFE, which with a little bit of support, can be lived, to the fullest. Over the 28 years we’ve been WALKing, things have changed for people living with HIV—and mostly for the better. But that doesn’t mean life with HIV is always easy. The challenges are real: stigma,… Read more »

CHIWOS: Research Participants Needed

Canada’s largest research study by, with and for women living with HIV wants to hear from you! The CHIWOS study is enrolling over 1500 women living with HIV across BC, ON and QC, and is conducting transformational research on the impact of women-centred HIV care on sexual, reproductive, mental, and other women’s health outcomes. The study involves answering… Read more »

The Director of Development leads and manages the Fund Development and Public Relations Department at AIDS Vancouver. This position will undertake any agency-wide special projects as approved. This position reports to the Executive Director and is a key member of the agency’s Leadership Team and participates with the Board of Directors in the implementation of… Read more »

Healing Retreats at Positive Living BC are an opportunity for HIV-positive individuals from all walks of life, ages and cultures to come on retreat.  They provide a personally valuable, fun and relaxing opportunity to be with other HIV-positive people and know you are not alone. Participants stay at a beautiful contemporary, yet rustic lodge at Loon Lake… Read more »

Video – Living with HIV on Shaw TV

Please take a few moments to watch this great segment from Go! Vancouver, featuring John Bishop and AccolAIDS. Take a look on youtube  

The Story We Be is inviting applications for the 2014 Summer Writing Institute, taking place June – July in Vancouver, BC, Unceded Coast Salish Territories. Offering three cutting-edge writing intensives, participants from a variety of experience levels, and genres of interest, will have the opportunity to participate in a unique, rigorous, intergenerational, diverse, and intersectional… Read more »