Category: Webinars and Online Learning

2019-20 Year in Review: Training and Leadership

The Year in Review   PAN’s Training and Leadership department offers in-person training events, virtual knowledge sharing and capacity building events; and a wealth of continuously updated resources via our website.  As in years past, we have presented a range of in-person events. However, with the emergence of COVID-19, we had to reshape the events… Read more »

2019-20 Year in Review: Community-Based Research

The Year in Review This year has been a busy one for the Community-Based Research (CBR) Department at PAN! We currently support three signature CBR projects – the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index, Making it Work, and Positive Living, Positive Homes. We also support capacity-building relating to CBR with our members and allies… Read more »

2019-20 Year in Review: Collective Impact Network

The Year in Review   In the last year, through the omnipresent and work-altering impacts of COVID-19, PAN has continued to steer the ‘coordinated and effective community-based response to HIV and hepatitis C in our province’, the stated goal of the Collective Impact Network (CIN). An added uncertainty was that all the community contracts with… Read more »

2019-20 Year in Review: Evaluation

The Year in Review   This has been a year of growth for our evaluation work at PAN and the department continues to be very active on a number of evaluation programs, projects and fee-for-service contracts.   The CIHR Centre for REACH (REACH Nexus) One of the biggest changes over the last year has been… Read more »

2019-20 Year in Review: Resources

The Year in Review   PAN resources are constantly evolving to support the many moving parts in the dynamic work of our communities. Resources range from short reads to deep dives on health and social justice issues, to videos available live and on-demand. Our News and Views section features weekly blogs offering community training events,… Read more »

The Year in Review: Message from PAN Leadership

Rising to the challenges of our times J. Evin Jones, Executive Director and Board Co-Chairs, Katrina Jensen and Patrick McDougall   Dear Friends, Since the time of last year’s annual report, while PAN and our member organizations have realized many successes, it has been an incredibly challenging year. The overdose crisis is worse than ever… Read more »

Webinar: Decriminalization: Beyond the Buzzword

Date: October 14, 2020 Time: 10 AM – 12 noon Pacific time Decriminalization: Beyond the Buzzword,  a Stimulus Webinar Up to now, drug policies in Canada have failed to protect the health and human rights of people who use drugs. Criminalization puts, more than ever, people who use drugs at risk and contributes to their… Read more »

Dr. Sean Rourke will present the HIV Self-Testing National Survey Results: Knowledge, Access, Usability, Supports, and Barriers.  In addition to this we will provide an update on the Health Canada approval for the INSTI HIV Self-Test and introduce you to some materials that we have developed to support the promotion of HIV self-testing in Canada…. Read more »

Webinar: Harm Reduction Satellite Sites Program Guide Launch

Presented by: the Alliance for Healthier Communities Date: Monday October 26, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific time Registration:   We are pleased to announce the release of Harm reduction satellite sites: A guide for operating harm reduction hubs from the homes of people who use drugs — Providing low-threshold HIV, hepatitis C and overdose… Read more »

  Since March, we have been communicating October 22 as our virtual AGM date, but now we can release the official notice about the business meeting (below), as well as the exciting and timely keynote that precedes it.  Be assured we’ll make sure to take a break between them!  Sign up now, and please spread… Read more »

HIV, hepatitis c and Syphilis Testing and Cases for 2020 in BC

  As part of the Collective Impact Network meeting, PAN hosted a short presentation called “HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis Testing and Cases for 2020 in BC”, followed by an unrecorded Q&A.  The results presented were from 2016 – 2020 (estimated).  They included: HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis testing and percent positivity HIV, hepatitis C… Read more »

Date: Wednesday September 23 Time: 12 – 1:00 PM Pacific time Register online: Presenter: Dr. Chanson Brumme, Assistant Director, Research Laboratories BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Webinar Main Objectives: • Update on recent technological advances in genotypic HIV Resistance testing • Review of the clinical relevance of low-frequency resistance mutations detected by Next-Generation Sequencing… Read more »