Category: Community-Based Research

PAN has used participatory evaluation (PE) in many of its evaluations and learned  how this approach works in practice. We are excited to have a Practice Note in the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation published, and we are happy to share some of our insights here with you. Participatory evaluation (PE) approach reflects the best… Read more »

Researcher’s Handbook

My name is Anita David. I have worked for over five years in the realm of community based research and engagement as an advisor, peer researcher, research co-lead, mentor and facilitator. I am also a Lived Experience Strategic Advisor with BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services where I consult on various projects within the… Read more »

  The Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) wants to hear from you! Under the leadership of the new Scientific Director, Dr. Angela Kaida, IGH is embarking on a Listening Tour and national planning process to co-create a new strategic plan to guide our work together. Beginning in spring 2023, the IGH team will travel… Read more »

  Do you want to be a community researcher? Here is how! The Stigma Index Team at St. Michael’s Hospital’s Centre for Urban Health Solutions is seeking three (3) highly motivated, enthusiastic individuals in British Columbia to fill a part-time, intermittent, 6-month service provider position of “Peer Research Associate” (PRA) in The Canadian People Living… Read more »

5 Questions with Samara Mascarenhas, MPH Practicum Student

Samara is currently in her second year of the Master of Public Health program at University of Waterloo, and will be completing her practicum with PAN during the winter term from January to March 2023. Samara has previously completed an Honours Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Mental Health from University of Toronto. What… Read more »

iCOPe HIV global stakeholder survey

  The International Coalition of Older People with HIV (iCOPe HIV) is currently conducting a global stakeholder survey and we invite you to participate! The information you provide will help iCOPe HIV better understand: The unmet needs of older people living with HIV globally; Your needs as providers of support and information for older people… Read more »

Survey of health and social service professionals in Canada

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) and Centre for Sexuality (C4S) are inviting you to participate in a survey focused on how stigma related to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) shows up in your workplace, as well as your perceptions regarding how your workplace is (or could be) addressing STBBI-related stigma. This survey is… Read more »

  From Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction:  The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the Issues of Substance 2023 conference. [CCSA] acknowledges the principle that all voices should have a platform to share knowledge and experience. With this in mind, we welcome submissions for… Read more »

Exploring the Language of Stigma Reduction

Introducing OSAC The PAN team is excited to be in the development phase of the Organizational Stigma Assessment Cycle Project (OSAC).  The push for this project came from community input over the past few years at the Stigma Reduction Deliberative Dialogue and Let’s Talk Stigma Reduction. Identifying steps for action at the events, participants said… Read more »

Job posting: Research and Evaluation Specialist, PAN

Position: Research and Evaluation Specialist Status: 1.0 FTE Time Period: Position is available immediately – position end date is March 31, 2024 with a possibility of an extension Remuneration: $55,000 – $62,500 based on experience Location: Virtual position, work from home office Posting: Posting will remain active until the position is filled, we will begin… Read more »

The work we do at PAN is collaborative and rooted in the issues identified by our member organizations. We begin with community-identified needs, followed by carefully considered data, and deliver results for community development, skills building and action. This process reflects three of our key values including accountability and stewardship, evidence-based action, and collaboration and… Read more »

PAN’s Research and Evaluation Department Changes

We wanted to reach out and share some changes happening within PAN’s Research and Evaluation Department.   First of all, Janice Duddy is leaving PAN. She has been working with us since 2013 and in the Director of Evaluation and Research role since 2016. With the important partnerships that Janice has helped build over the last… Read more »