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KnowledgeConnect Webinar Series

The KnowledgeConnect series helps build capacity, health literacy, and community connections. Sessions may offer insight into new and innovative approaches to work, new research that will contribute to shared community knowledge, advocacy issues, new community resources, or the social determinants of health that affect HIV and hepatitis C. Scroll through for upcoming webinars and past webinars ready to watch when you are.

 

PAN Presents Webinar Series

The PAN Presents series connects PAN member organizations with provincial Health Authority representatives, provincial and federal funding organizations, and representatives from governmental ministries. You can learn the latest information from these voices, and bring your questions to the table in these exchanges.  Please contact Simon for more details: [email protected]

 

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We greatly appreciate the vision of our government funders and their ongoing commitment to supporting the work of the Pacific AIDS Network. In particular we gratefully acknowledge the Public Health Agency of Canada – HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Upcoming Webinars

Hepatitis C Schooling That Connects: Dialogue with Shelley Taylor of CATIE

World Hepatitis Day is on July 28, and this KnowledgeConnect webinar will focus on hepatitis C knowledge and skills that connect people across the country. We’ll talk with Shelley Taylor, the Regional Health Education Coordinator with CATIE. Shelley supports learning on both coasts of the country! We’ll learn about the courses and events she coordinates;… Read more »

Past Webinars

Hep C in BC Resources Project

This 15 minute presentation shares the results from a BC-based research survey to better understand the hepatitis C resource needs of people throughout BC. After viewing, please fill out the evaluation, as evaluation is an important part in creating interesting and relevant material. A prompt will appear at the end of the video. Thank you for… Read more »

Drug Substitution Therapies and Community Health

  The overdose crisis continues in BC, a public health crisis that continues to unfold. Meet two people at the front lines of this epidemic: Dr. Christy Sutherland and Wendy Stevens.  In this webinar from February 2018, they presented information on treatment options and had a great discussion about the importance of  wraparound care and… Read more »

GetCheckedOnline: STI Testing Made Easy

  GetCheckedOnline.com is an easy way to test for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections in British Columbia, Canada. In a few steps, you ​can print a lab form, then go to a participating LifeLabs site to give your samples and get your results online or over the phone. GetCheckedOnline is operated by the BC Centre… Read more »

Exploring Evaluation (Series of 3)

  What do you think of when you hear the word ‘evaluation’? We want to support you to see evaluation as an activity that can help you learn about your organization and its programs. Simple questions like “What works well?” and “What could we adapt in our organization to make its programs and processes even… Read more »

Bringing Research Home: Findings from Positive Living Positive Homes and BC Stigma Index

Community-based research (CBR) is a circular process designed to empower and inform change. It starts with community-identified needs, explores research questions, then brings findings back to community for decisions about the most important pieces learned through research and how to communicate them to a wider audience. This communication part of the CBR process is called knowledge… Read more »

Using Shared Measurement in Evaluation

Supporting Organizational Development  Evaluation provides important information about how your organization is doing in meeting its goals. Establishing shared measures can provide a wider, community-based view of what is and isn’t working for organizations who have similar goals. Elayne McIvor talks about the value of shared measures, PAN’s work to establish such measures for the… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About the Amended Controlled Drugs and Substances Act?

  Richard Elliott, Executive Director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, presented a webinar about the changes to the Act and how this could impact harm reduction frontline work and advocacy on November 8, 2017. The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network addresses human rights and social justice issues that impact people living with HIV. They produce research… Read more »

What’s New on HIV and Aging?

Aging with HIV can introduce health and social considerations: medication interactions, financial security, and planning for advanced aging are a few.  Join Kate Murzin of the national group REALIZE to hear about research on the intersection of natural processes of aging, how they impact HIV, and vice versa. Presenter: Kate Murzin is Realize’s Health Programs Specialist…. Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About the Good Samaritan Overdose Act?

The Good Samaritan Overdose Act became law in May 2017 to encourage people to call 911 in the case of a drug overdose without the fear of charge or arrest. This webinar will provide attendees with information about what the Good Samaritan Act does and doesn’t cover in terms of protection. Presenter: Social justice advocate… Read more »

CHIWOS Shares Experiences of Women with HIV in BC’s Health Authorities

The research team from CHIWOS (Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study) shared data from their baseline Wave 1 data collected between August 2013 and May 2015. Information reflected each health authority in BC, providing information about what diverse groups of women are encountering in different regions.   Learn more about the CHIWOS study and… Read more »

Pacific Hepatitis C Network Introduces Help 4 Hep BC

Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) introduced their new hep C Peer Navigation program HELP 4 HEP BC.  Presenters Deb Schmitz and Daryl Luster of Pacific Hepatitis C Network provided information on the new program and ways to help promote Help 4 Hep BC to clients, peers, participants, peeps, staff, colleagues, and community. Daryl Luster As… Read more »