Category: Community News

CPHA Focus Groups on Stigma Experiences

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) and Centre for Sexuality (C4S) are looking for interested individuals to participate in a virtual focus group to provide input into training, education and tools that will be used by health and social service organizations across the country to make sexual health and harm reduction services more inclusive, respectful… Read more »

via Canadian Conference on Global Health 2022 team   The Canadian Conference on Global Health 2022 (CCGH 2022) is scheduled to occur November 21st to 23rd. This year’s theme is ‘Towards Inclusive Global Health: Research & Practice Priorities in Uncertain Times.’ In recognition of the important role community members and individuals with lived experience play… Read more »

PAN-PLDI Core Leadership Training November 10-13, 2022

  Please share this leadership learning opportunity along to your PLW HIV clients / members and encourage at least One to apply. We are hoping to have representation from each agency from within the PAN membership- to celebrate our first “in-person” Core Training  being held in over two years!   Just one person can make a… Read more »

LPRC Harm Reduction Education Workshop Information

Living Positive Resource Centre (LPRC) is one of PAN’s member organizations, and they recently sent us their Harm Reduction Education Workshop Menu and Application information. LPRC offers community workshops, including HIV 101, Hep C 101, Sexual Wellbeing, Inclusive Language & Queer Literacy, Drug Overdose Response & Naloxone Training, and other workshops as requested. Attached information… Read more »

Positively Dance Program: Changes and Updates

    In June of 2022, we launched our peer-led program. Over the last few months, we have been delivering dance classes twice a week at the Scotiabank Dance Center, located downtown Vancouver. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive! As such, we have decided to extend dance classes until March 2023. In listening to feedback,… Read more »

De-escalating and Defusing Crisis Workshop

  Learn the tools and strategies for efficiently deescalating and defusing crisis and learn a 5 step strategy for effective crisis intervention. Join CAI for this free online training workshop hosted by the Overdose Prevention and Education Network (OPEN) Date: October 4th, 2022 Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific time Register:

Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives

The Canadian Lung Cancer Screening Initiative (CLCSI), the sister organization of the American Lung Cancer Screening Initiative is a team of over 200 doctors and students working to raise awareness for lung cancer and lung cancer screening with the hopes of helping high-risk individuals get screened for lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause… Read more »

  CGSHE Speaker Series presents Dr. Sofia Bartlett Date: Wednesday September 21 Time: 12 PM Pacific time via Zoom. Register   In this talk, Dr. Sofia Bartlett (she/her) will explore the evidence for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection (STBBI) testing and linkage to care interventions in correctional centres, and discuss the need to provide person-centred, culturally… Read more »

BC-CfE Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence Chapter 3- Improving access to HAART in BC: the STOP HIV/AIDS pilot project Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Time: 12 – PM Pacific time Location: Virtual webinar event Register online at: Cost: Free   Objectives: • Describe trends of HIV incidence prior to 2010’s introduction of the STOP… Read more »

Fall 2022 PAN COVID update

  Last spring, we committed to providing our members and allies with an update in September on our workplace practices and policies, with a view to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.  Here then is that update! Communicable Disease Prevention Plan Our communicable disease prevention plan, designed to reduce the risk of workplace transmission of COVID-19 and… Read more »

Job Posting: Evaluation Specialist

  Position: Evaluation Specialist Status: 0.747 FTE (28 hours per week) Time Period: Position is available immediately – position end date is March 31, 2022 with a possibility of an extension Remuneration: $55,000 – $62,500 based on experience and prorated to 0.747 FTE (28 hours/week) Location: Anywhere in the province Posting: Posting will remain active… Read more »