Category: Webinars and Online Learning

The Year in Review, 2020-21

  Message from PAN Leadership   The theme of this year’s PAN annual report is Doubling Down in Dual Public Health Emergencies.  When talking about the theme for this year’s report and our upcoming AGM. (Register now), we wanted to convey both the challenges facing our sector and communities, but also the strength and resilience of the… Read more »

  As we roll into another fall where the dangers of COVID-19 are both all-pervasive and ever-changing, we wanted to give a quick update on PAN’s response. Communicable disease prevention focuses on basic risk reduction principles to reduce the risk of workplace transmission of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.  Our Communicable Disease Prevention Plan includes… Read more »

PAN will hold our Annual General Meeting virtually on Thursday, October 21, 2021. REGISTER AND JOIN US FOR ONE OR BOTH PARTS (registration closed)   12 – 1:45 PM  AGM Keynote (All welcome!) Taking Care of Each Other in Times of Change and Crisis Len will talk about how we can mobilize Indigenous knowledge and… Read more »

Date: October 14, 2021 Time: 11 AM Pacific time Presenters: Guy Felicella and Kevin Hollett Moderator: J. Evin Jones The next in our PAN Presents webinar series focuses on safer supply. More than a year ago, BC introduced the clinical guidance Risk Mitigation in the Context of Dual Health Emergencies. Hear about how the guidance… Read more »

In collaboration with the University of Ottawa Office of Continuing Professional Development, the Canadian Public Health Association has recently released a free online continuing professional development (CPD) course – Provide safer, more inclusive care for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections. Intended for clinical care providers in Canada, including family physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, students/trainees and… Read more »

Webinar: Ensuring Supportive Services for Men in Sex Work

Date: Wednesday October 20, 2021 Time: 10 AM Pacific time The next in our KnowledgeConnect webinar series focuses on men in sex work. They have particular needs and challenges, from access to health services, to safety considerations, and dealing with stigma. Health Initiative for Men (HIM) provides outreach education along with peer-centred programs. The HIM… Read more »

Date: September 29, 2021 Time: 9:30 to 10:30 AM Pacific time COVID-19 vaccines work remarkably well to protect people against serious illness from the virus that causes COVID-19. However, this past summer, people in Canada have been concerned about the new delta variant and the implications of an impending fourth wave. What does the delta… Read more »

National Women and HIV Workshop Series

via CHIWOS:   Background:  The Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study (CHIWOS) is celebrating 10 years of research and advocacy by, with, and for women living with HIV across Canada! CHIWOS is a national, longitudinal, community-based study with team members committed to creating and using new knowledge to support self-identified women living… Read more »

Date: Thursday August 26, 2021 Time: 12-1 PM Pacific time Please join the NCCEH for the following Environmental Health webinar: Impact of Climate Change and Wild Weather on Mental and Physical Health, Lost Time From Work and the Need to Prepare Presenter: Dr. Blair Feltmate, Intact Centre for Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo Description Images… Read more »

via CATIE: CATIE, Canada’s source for HIV and Hepatitis C information, is partnering with AVI Health & Community Services to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on HIV-Hepatitis C Testing. This course is being delivered to frontline workers across Vancouver Island. CATIE’s HIV and Hepatitis C Testing course aims to develop in-depth knowledge of testing technologies, approaches to testing,… Read more »