Resource Category: Advocacy and Policy Resource Summaries
Policy decisions have significant effect on public health (the health of a community) and individual health. Some decisions can disproportionately affect those who are already vulnerable- people living with HIV, HCV, mental health or substance use challenges; people living in poverty. Decisions about HIV criminalization, harm reduction, income assistance rates, and insecure housing are examples of how policy affects individuals and can impact health outcomes. PAN advocates for change on issues that affect health and social outcomes of the people served by our 50+ member organizations. We speak with a collective voice on issues that impact the health of people living with HIV and HCV. Summary highlights are below. See the complete Advocacy, and Policy Resources section for the complete list of resources.