Category: Advocacy, Policy, Public Health

  Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service > Health Ministry Branch / Division: Office of the Provincial Health Officer Read complete Job posting Job Summary Manager, Indigenous Health Research and Writing An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and/or permanent vacancies. While the main division is located in Victoria, we offer flexible work arrangements,… Read more »

Monkeypox: Information for service providers in Canada

June 29, 2022 10-11:30 AM Pacific time   This information session will be bilingual (English and French) and simultaneous interpretation will be offered. Recent outbreaks of monkeypox in Canada and other countries have had unique characteristics, including transmission unrelated to travel and higher prevalence among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men…. Read more »

  About the DTES SRO Collaborative (SRO-C) The SRO-C is a non-profit organization that works to improve habitability, affordability, health and sense of belonging for 4,000 tenants living in Vancouver’s privately-owned Single Room Occupancy hotels (SROs). Established in 2015, the SRO-C has grown to operate multiple tenant-based initiatives in fifty hotels around food, harm reduction,… Read more »

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is launching a new resource center to encourage training and education of health and social service professionals on reducing stigma related to sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBIs). The Hub offers a suite of evidence-based resources including five professional development workshops, seven learning and practice tools and three… Read more »

The person we are looking for, is an individual that can work independently as well as in a team environment and is able to promote education and awareness throughout the community. We are seeking someone with an experienced background in Social Work and/or Psychiatry with a knowledge of HIV. The position best suits an out-going… Read more »

On June 6, Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) ⎯ with the support of PAN and other community organizations ⎯ sent the letter below to Minister of Health Jean-Yves Duclos, requesting a meeting and calling for the immediate creation of emergency financial and housing supports and wrap-around services for people with confirmed or suspected monkeypox infection. As… Read more »

BC-CfE Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence The BC-CfE invites you to the Anniversary Conversation Series, Chapter Two-  The Early HAART Era: A Turning Point in HIV Care in BC. Tune in as BC-CfE Director of Clinical Education Dr. Val Montessori sits down with Drs. Silvia Guillemi and Marianne Harris to discuss how the advent of… Read more »

  For the last 15 years, funding for HIV has stagnated at around $73 million per year. This falls far short of the value recommended by the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Health—first in 2003, and again in 2019. This group, made up of MPs from all the political parties, has now twice recommended… Read more »

  Canada Pavilion at AIDS 2022: resource hub and virtual sessions (pre-recorded videos)   The 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) will be held (in person and virtually) in Montreal, Canada, from July 29 to August 2, 2022. Each conference is an opportunity to strengthen policies and programs that ensure an evidence-based response to the… Read more »

  Canada Pavilion at AIDS 2022: In-person engagement via live sessions at the physical exhibit   The 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) will take place in person and virtually in Montreal, Canada, from July 29 to August 2, 2022. The Canadian Association for Global Health (CAGH) is coordinating the Canada Pavilion at AIDS 2022… Read more »

All-party Health Committee

  To: PAN Members and Allies Re: engaging with BC’s all-party Health Committee In the last week, peer groups, human rights groups and advocates are being approached to give briefings at the next round of BC’s recently announced all-party Health Committee, examining ‘the urgent and ongoing illicit drug toxicity and overdose crisis’. These are slated… Read more »