Category: PAN News and Events

Updated with on-demand recording   Meet the team, see the vision, and learn how BC’s new STBBI dashboard can support your work. The dashboard team includes community members and BC Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC) staff. This webinar shares their vision for a tool that is easy to use and understand. The dashboard information… Read more »

Intended Audience: Healthcare professionals looking for a syphilis public education resource Community educators looking for a syphilis community education resource People who are sexually active with multiple partners who want to learn more about syphilis People in general who want to learn more about syphilis This blog series specifically focused on periods of time for… Read more »

  One of the most important phases of research is knowledge translation, which is about all the steps taken to create awareness of research activities and findings so they can be put into practice by decision-makers, professionals, and the public. Knowledge translation can be viewed as a mechanism for change. If research information can be… Read more »

Blog Series Part 2: Key Periods for Treating Syphilis

  Intended Audience: Healthcare professionals looking for a syphilis public education resource Community educators looking for a syphilis community education resource People who are sexually active with multiple partners who want to learn more about syphilis People in general who want to learn more about syphilis In this second blog post of the series, we… Read more »

Blog Series Part 1: Key Periods for Diagnosing Syphilis

  Intended Audience: Healthcare professionals looking for a syphilis public education resource Community educators looking for a syphilis community education resource People who are sexually active with multiple partners who want to learn more about syphilis People in general who want to learn more about syphilis   In the first blog of the series, we… Read more »

Substance Use News February 2024

Substance Use News provides a monthly collection of news and resources on the social, medical and political responses to the toxic drug supply crisis and information about alcohol harm reduction. Please check Info for People Who Use Substances to get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe from Toward the Heart. New to this work? Visit… Read more »

Pilot PLDI Online Communications Training March 13-27, 2024

Pilot PLDI Online Communications Training March 13-27, 2024  – applications now open. Deadline to apply: Wednesday March 6, 2024 @ 4:00 PM (Pacific time)   The Positive Leadership Development Institute trainings are developed by and for people living with HIV.  The online Communications Training is a module that requires that applicants have completed the PLDI Core… Read more »

Blog Series: Key Periods for Diagnosing and Treating Syphilis

Introduction From 2017 to 2022, syphilis cases have increased 166% across Canada illustrating the increasing need for prevention that includes better access to testing and timely treatment. Having a basic understanding of syphilis-related information can help inform personal sexual health decisions, lessen anxiety about potential harms, or play a role in educating others about syphilis…. Read more »

Spotlight on Edi Young

PAN recently had the pleasure of speaking with Edi Young about learning in community-based work and where she is applying her learning. Edi lives on the unceded traditional territory of the Gidimt’en Clan and the Witsuwit’en people in what is colonially known as Smithers, BC. You will hear Edi share some of her perspective about… Read more »

HIV Prevention course in partnership with CATIE

HIV Prevention in partnership with CATIE begins February 12, 2024 Registration link: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7622928/PDV-PAN-0224 We’re looking forward to CATIE’s HIV prevention course which supports frontline service providers to accurately and meaningfully discuss HIV transmission risk and prevention strategies with people accessing their serives. This course includes approximately six hours of online instruction delivered over four weeks,… Read more »

Substance Use News, January 2024

Substance Use News provides a monthly collection of news and resources on the social, medical and political responses to the toxic drug supply crisis and information about alcohol harm reduction. Please check Info for People Who Use Substances to get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe from Toward the Heart. New to this work? Visit… Read more »

Webinar on PrEP 201: Prevention for Every Body

Date: February 21, 2024 Time: 10-11:30 AM Pacific time   Please join PAN and two community educators from Freddie for PrEP 201: Prevention for Every Body. On the registration page you can submit questions in advance (your name won’t be mentioned in webinar). This webinar will be presented by Thomas Iglesias Trombetta and Grant Picarillo,… Read more »