Category: Community-Based Research News

Via Positive Actions The Positive Actions initiative aims to reduce HIV-related stigma in communities across Canada through the creation of peer-led interventions or positive actions. Our belief is that one small action thas the potential to make signidicant change. The Positive Action you create might be the catalyst needed to break HIV stigma in Canada…. Read more »

4th Annual Symposium on HIV and Aging

  Book your spot for the 4th Annual Symposium on HIV and Aging (HIV and Aging WELL: WE Live & Learn Together) Realize and the CTN’s Clinical Care Management Core are pleased to present the 4th Canadian HIV and Aging Symposium — HIV and Aging WELL: WE Live & Learn Together — an exciting event held over 3 days… Read more »

2023 AGM and Special Keynote Presentation

  PAN will hold our Annual General Meeting virtually on Thursday, October 19, 2023   REGISTER HERE AND JOIN US FOR ONE OR BOTH PARTS   12 – 1:45 PM AGM Keynote (All welcome!) Keynote Panel on “Safer Supply – what needs to change?” Presentation by Charlene Burmeister (Coalition of Substance Users of the North) and Kurt… Read more »

Using Developmental Evaluation: Learn, Adapt, Accomplish

Evaluation is a foundation of our work at PAN, embedded in our strategic directions, values and approaches. We are responsible to members and allies to work on the issues and directions that concern our communities. We evaluate informally through conversations and meetings, and formally through surveys, interviews, needs assessments, and other tools. Our Organizational Stigma… Read more »

PAN Experiences at CAHR 2023

    The 32nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR) “A Boomerang Effect: From HIV to SARS-CoV2 and Back again” was held in Quebec City in April of this year. It’s the premier gathering in Canada for those working in the field of HIV, along with policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending… Read more »

CBRC Summit 2023: Together in Action

via CBRC CBRC has launched the Summit 2023 Call for Proposals! This year’s conference is taking place from November 16th to 17th, 2023 in Vancouver, BC and will bring together diverse voices, impactful research, and innovative strategies for improving health outcomes for the 2S/LGBTQ+ communities. The theme for Summit 2023 is Together in Action. As we… Read more »

PAN Presents and Connects at CAHR 2023

  The 32nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR) was held in person in Quebec City April 27th – 30th, 2023. The annual CAHR conference is the premier gathering in Canada for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the… Read more »

  Via 2SLGBTQ+ Health Hub Webinar May 11th, 2023 at 10 AM Pacific time The rich variability of transgender (trans) and gender diverse (TGD) people’s social contexts, identities, and embodiments is increasingly recognized in the scholarship and policy that govern the provision of gender-affirming care. Yet, amid evolving expressions of cisnormativity and trans-antagonism across healthcare… Read more »

HIV and Aging: Setting Global Priorities

The International Coalition of Older People with HIV (iCOPe HIV) is pleased to invite you to join us at one of two upcoming virtual meetings. These 90-minute sessions will be dedicated to: 1. Sharing the results of iCOPe HIV’s global stakeholder survey (conducted Jan/Feb 2023) 2. Engaging in discussion around iCOPe HIV’s priorities for action… Read more »

Digging into Difficult topics in Stigma Activism

  HIV activists have consistently confronted stigma from the emergence of HIV over forty years ago. A “nothing about us without us” approach, which originated in political activism centuries ago and has been centred in the disability movement, is not only used by disability and HIV activists, it’s also leveraged by people with lived and… Read more »

2SLGBTQ+ Health Hub Fellowship Call

  Via 2SLGBTQ+ Health Hub The 2SLGBTQ+ Health Hub Awards Committee is pleased to officially launch this year’s call for Community, Academic, and Professional Trainees (see links below in both English and French). Applications are due Wednesday, May 15th! We encourage applications from interested individuals who are committed to 2SLGBTQ+ health and either working in… Read more »

  Art: Lady D | Living a Violated Life (Collage poster) Excerpt from the Executive Summary: In a context of the global COVID-19 pandemic and criminalized sex work, and with results from a rapid needs and risks assessment done in March 2020, we set out to assess detailed needs and risks of sex workers in… Read more »