Category: Webinars and Online Learning

Webinar: Syphilis for Healthcare Professionals

Date: Thursday, February 27 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific time Rates of infectious and congenital syphilis are on the rise in Canada. Please join Dr. Troy Grennan (BC Centre for Disease Control) and Dr. Todd Hatchette (NS Health Authority) as they review key information to help healthcare professionals screen, diagnose and treat syphilis. Note: This… Read more »

Date: March 18, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific time Presenters: Kiarmin Lari, Health Initiative for Men Health Promotion Program Coordinator Darren Ho, Community-Based Research Centre, BC Regional Manager This webinar will share what was learned from the formative research informing the Outside In intervention at HIM regarding the health and well-being of less-out GBT2Q. Our… Read more »

Outside In: An Initiative to Reach gbMSM at All Levels of ‘Outness’

This webinar will share what was learned from the formative research informing the Outside In intervention at HIM regarding the health and well-being of less-out GBT2Q. Our literature review and consultations with community members showed that compared to their more-out counterparts, less-out community members access HIV/STBBI testing services less frequently, are less familiar with combination… Read more »

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific time Sex-ed is often treated as a polarizing topic or as fodder for jokes that involve condoms and bananas. It is time to change the narrative! Sex-ed, when done right, is one of the most important health intervention we can offer young people. During Sexual Health… Read more »

CBRC Sex Now Survey

This webinar will focus on CBRC’s Sex Now survey, Canada’s largest and longest-running survey of gay, bi, and queer men’s health (inclusive of trans and Two-Spirit people). We will provide an overview of the survey’s history, our questionnaire design and consultation process, and recruitment methods, using the in-person Sex Now 2018 survey (conducted at 15… Read more »

Webinar: CBRC Sex Now Survey

Date: Wednesday February 26, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific Time Presenter: Ben Klassen, Research Manager, Community-Based Research Centre This webinar will focus on CBRC’s Sex Now survey, Canada’s largest and longest-running survey of gay, bi, and queer men’s health (inclusive of trans and Two-Spirit people). We will provide an overview of the survey’s history, our… Read more »

  The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development and CATIE will be presenting a two-part webinar series on Indigenous-centred and reconciliatory harm reduction approaches this February and March. The first webinar will provide an overview of what these approaches look like, the link between colonialism and substance use, HIV… Read more »

New Webinar in PAN Presents series: Northern Health Updates

PAN will be hosting Ashley Stoppler and other staff from Northern Health to talk on topics of most interest to our members – as chosen by you.  At this point, we are planning for presentations that focus on: the current rates in NH region for HIV testing, as well as new diagnoses compared to goals;… Read more »

Webinar: The Ins and Outs of Getting on Hepatitis C Treatment

Date: Wednesday February 12, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific Time Hep C treatment is now short term, highly effective, and has minimal side effects for most people. What do you need to know for yourself or the people you support about getting treatment? Join us for a webinar with Pacific Hepatitis C Network team members… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Getting on Hepatitis C Treatment

Hep C treatment is now short term, highly effective, and has minimal side effects for most people. What do you need to know for yourself or the people you support about getting treatment? Join us for a webinar with Pacific Hepatitis C Network team members Deb Schmitz and Daryl Luster as they explain the road… Read more »

BCCDC Grand Rounds on BC’s Public Health Emergency

from the BCDC: Please join us our first grand rounds in 2020 on Tuesday, January 7 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in BCCDC Lane Level Lecture Hall where Dr Amanda Slaunwhite and Ms Louise Mellieur present Towards a comprehensive understanding of the overdose crisis and its relationship to social and health inequities. Please see… Read more »

What a Year It Was!

Casting the traditional fiscal year aside, the calendar shows 2019 was an amazing year with you all. Thank you to everyone who walked through the months, events, and issues with us. PAN and our members continued to do critical social justice work in every corner of the province throughout 2019.  Some social change and equity… Read more »