Category: Community News

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 »

Survey on 2SLGBTQQIA+ Peoples’ Experiences at the Pharmacy

  The PRIDE-RX (Promoting 2SLGBTQQIA+ Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Pharmacy Education) team at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences wants to hear from you!  The mandate of PRIDE-RX is to integrate sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE) content throughout all four years of the UBC Entry-to-Practice Doctor of… Read more »

From Battered Women’s Support Services: An in-person community gathering from 6 – 8 PM Pacific time. 312 Main Street, Vancouver, on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh) Nations.   It has been over 30 years since the horrific murder of 14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal (December 6,… Read more »

CAHR Conference 2023, Quebec City

  The 32nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research is open for registration. 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 pandemic. Community involvement plays a vital role at the… Read more »

Webinar: Safer bathrooms for people who use drugs

Stimulus Connect 22 December 8, 2022 10 AM-12 noon Pacific time   People use drugs in bathrooms for a range of reasons. Responding to an overdose in a bathroom is tricky and there are ways of making bathrooms safer. Join us as we learn and discuss the Safer Bathroom Toolkit, which aims to make life… Read more »

Substance Use News November 2022

Substance Use News provides a monthly collection of news and resources on the social, medical and political responses to the toxic drug supply crisis. Info for People Who Use Substances: get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe from Toward the Heart. Visit our Substance Use and Harm Reduction page for more resources.    In… Read more »

Courtney is Research Trainee with the Making it Work Community Based Research Study. What Sparked your Interest in Working in the HIV or hepatitis C community? I have always been motivated to work in an advocacy role. Through my experiences with addiction and healing, I understand how harmful stigma can be. I hope I can… Read more »

The Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS Program is excited to announce a call for proposals for our Community Grants Program. We will be awarding grants of up to $10,000 each to communities or organizations who are interested in planning and delivering activities addressing HIV prevention, testing and engagement into care and treatment. Special focus will be… Read more »

  As we look to honor World AIDS Day on December 1st and the start of Canada’s Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week, one way we can all take action is by renewing our calls for an end to the ongoing criminalization of people living with HIV (PLHIV). The Government of Canada is now in the process of… Read more »

December 1st will mark the 35th World AIDS Day (WAD) and the start of Communities, Allies, and Networks (CAAN)’s Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week (IAAW). PAN stands with people living with HIV (PLHIV) across the world to mark this milestone, to remember those we have lost, as well as the work still to be done.  The… Read more »