Category: Peer Leadership

Substance Use News September 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. Visit our Substance Use and Harm Reduction page for more information on advocacy and resources.  Info for People Who Use Substances: get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay… Read more »

2022 AGM and Special Keynote Presentation

  PAN will hold our Annual General Meeting virtually on Thursday, October 20, 2022. REGISTER HERE AND JOIN US FOR ONE OR BOTH PARTS   12 – 1:45 PM AGM Keynote (All welcome!) The key to ending HIV/AIDS: Meaningful Engagement with Indigenous peoples Keynote presentation by Trevor Stratton, Indigenous Leadership Policy Manager for CAAN. Trevor will… 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 »

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 »

  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 »

Job Posting: Peer Research Associate in HERE Study at BC CfE

  BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Epidemiology and Population Health Hope to Health Engagement and Retention Evaluation (HERE) Study Status: This is a part-time (up to 15 hours/week) one-year contract with the possibility of extension. Job start date: ASAP Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Location: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), Hope… Read more »

  Study Team Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul van Donkelaar, Professor (UBCO Health and Exercise Sciences) [email protected] Co- Investigators: Ms. Tori Stranges, Graduate Student (UBCO Health and Exercise Sciences) [email protected] Dr. Deana Simonetto, Assistant Professor (UBCO Irving. K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) [email protected]   Study Purpose You are invited to participate in a… Read more »

Substance Use News August 2022

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

Job Posting – Research Trainee, Making it Work Study

    Position: Research Trainee, Making it Work Study Status: Part time –15 hours/week (0.4 FTE) Time Period: October 1st, 2022 – March 31st, 2023 (with possibility of extension) Remuneration: $9,750 over the 6-month contract ($25/hour) Location: Flexible (working virtually) within British Columbia   About the Making It Work Project Making it Work is an… Read more »