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On April 14, 2016, Dr. Perry Kendall, the Provincial Health Officer, declared a public health emergency under the Public Health Act as a result of a dramatic increase in the number of opioid-related overdose deaths across British Columbia (BC) since the beginning of 2016. Because PAN’s member agencies and partners have been on the frontlines… Read more »

Evaluation in the Headlines: Outcomes vs. Outputs

What’s in the news about evaluation? Last week the Harvard Business Review shared an article about the distinction between outputs and outcomes in the business world. The author of the article, Deborah Mills-Scofield, argues that, “business in the 21st century needs more focus on outcomes than outputs”. Mills-Scofield discusses the shortcomings of focusing on outputs, as… Read more »

AIDS 2012 Roundup

The international AIDS conference was hosted in Washington DC last week and for those who were unable to be there and soak it all up, here are some videos and articles that offer some perspective on the research and social activism at AIDS 2012. Watch hightlights or watch it all through these two sites: Highlights… Read more »