YouthCO has been working to reduce the impact of stigma related to HIV and hepatitis C since 1994. YouthCO’s Yúusnewas program is an Indigenous peer-led program. Their work includes workshops on HIV, sexual health and harm reduction in urban and rural communities; Culture is Healing events by and for Indigenous youth in downtown Vancouver; First… Read more »
Options for Sexual Health provides BC communities with comprehensive sexual health services through clinics, education programs, and Sex Sense, their free and confidential sexual health resource and referral service. Michelle Fortin and Nicole Pasquino shared how their work can support PAN members in frontline services, as well as provide professional development for staff and volunteers…. Read more »
Molly Bannerman, the Provincial Director of the Women and HIV/AIDS Initiative (WHAI) in Ontario presented a webinar about WHAI’s work to strengthen communities. The WHAI builds capacity in organizations that provide services to women. Working with coordinators in 15 sites, the WHAI uses a collective impact approach to identify key priorities overall and 3-4 priority… Read more »
Learn what your organization can do to act on the findings of Project Inclusion, a human rights approach to HIV, HCV and overdose prevention in BC. Pivot traveled to communities in BC to speak with people coping with poverty, homelessness, and substance use about how programs and policies affect their health. Pivot’s Darcie Bennett shares… Read more »
We hosted a dialogue-based webinar with AIDS Vancouver Island’s Kim Toombs and Ivan Fletcher on October 17, 2018. Ivan works in mobile harm reduction and Kim is on the Overdose Outreach team. Ivan and Kim talked about lessons from their work and Kim sahred her experiences from the Stimulus conference on drugs, policy and practice, which took… Read more »
This webinar on STBBI-related stigma reduction as presented by Rachel MacLean of the the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) in Ottawa and Becky Van Tassel from the the Centre for Sexuality in Calgary. They have been working in partnership to develop knowledge translation and training resources that support frontline service professionals in the provision of safer, more… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Our 2017 lineup of webinars will include sessions on HCV, community-based research in practice, putting evaluation to work for organizations, and HIV and aging. We will post information about the webinars on our blog as soon as dates are confirmed. View our PAN Ignite webinar series PLDI Peer Evaluators Impact Evaluation Project Positive Living Positive Homes The… Read more »
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Social media channels can be a way to enhance education, outreach and support. Learn how, when and if social media is the right fit for your organization’s goals.
HIV point of care testing is a good way to give people immediate results and connect them with care.