Category: Conferences and Special Events

  The Cocaine, Meth and Stimulant Summit is returning for its fifth year, November 2-4, 2022. Submissions for abstracts are being accepted now through Tuesday, March 1, 2022. The annual Summit boasts 2-tracks that provide focused education for clinical and public health personnel as well as law enforcement and public safety officials. It is the… Read more »

  CAAN and the Dr. Peter Centre will be hosting four National Dialogue sessions throughout January and February for a chance to gather to share perspectives and learnings on how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the experiences of gender-based violence amongst Indigenous Women (inclusive of Trans-women, Two-Spirit, Femme/Feminine-identifying, Genderqueer, or Non-binary, 2SLGBTQ+) who are living… Read more »

Nurses, Policymakers, Allied Health Professionals, and community members may now submit abstracts for the 2022 Conference of the Canadian Association of Nurses in HIV Care, Co-hosted by PAN!   When: May 13-15, 2022 Where: Virtually Theme: Decolonize & Decriminalize   Abstracts and inquiries can be sent to [email protected] by February 15, 2022  

Canada Pavilion Solicitation Launch for AIDS 2022 in Montreal

  The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the Canada Pavilion open solicitation for the 24th International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2022. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) invites eligible organizations to submit a funding request to: • manage the design, development, implementation and evaluation of the virtual and… Read more »

Special Virtual Event: Two-Spirit Reconciliation

Date: Thursday December 16, 2021 Time: 10 AM – 1:30 PM Pacific time   We are pleased to announce a West Coast learning and discussion virtual event with Cree Two-Spirit community organizer, researcher and educator Harlan Pruden. This two-part event will situate Two-Spirit people in Indigenous and colonial histories, and how we can work towards… Read more »

    Date: December 1, 2021 (World AIDS Day) Time (Updated): 2- 4 PM Location: Vancouver AIDS Memorial Wall, Sunset Beach (Beach Ave and Jervis St), Vancouver Many have experienced a heightened sense of loss, isolation and frustration over the past two years. The COVID pandemic, the overdose crisis, ongoing inaction on Truth and Reconciliation,… Read more »

Stamina Not Stigma Launches Series of Events

  Via Stamina Not Stigma: Announcing the launch of Stamina Not Stigma, an important community health project for BC’s Southern Gulf Islands region. Drawing on experiences of a diverse group of islanders who supported each other through the worst days of the AIDS pandemic and evolved with the changing realities of living with HIV, the… Read more »

Thrive is a community-based research study that aims to measure trends in healthcare utilization and health outcomes among older adults living with HIV (OALHIV) over time and estimate potential gaps in care. We completed our interviews with OALHIV as well as HIV care providers this past year and are starting the Knowledge Translation Exchange phase…. Read more »

CAHR 2022 Set for April 28-May1, 2022

The annual Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) conference is scheduled for April 28-May 1, 2022, in London, Ontario. The conference will be in-person. The Message from the CAHR President helps explain the decision-making process. Excerpt from the CAHR 2022 Message from the CAHR President The annual CAHR Conference has always been a home for… Read more »

2021 World AIDS Day and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week

  It’s that time of year again, where we build awareness, honour people with lived experience, and challenge the stigma that is part of life for many people living with HIV. World AIDS Day and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week events and resources can connect communities and support vital work.   World AIDS Day: December 1… Read more »

Register Now: Free HIV and Hepatitis C Testing Course

PAN is partnering with CATIE and BC Hepatitis Network to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on HIV and Hepatitis C Testing. This course is being delivered to frontline workers across BC. CATIE’s HIV and Hepatitis C Testing course aims to develop in-depth knowledge of testing technologies, approaches to testing, and how… Read more »