Category: Resources

Eight Weeks of Education with PAICE

    Education & up-to-date information on: PAICE Program, 3 objectives Hepatitis A, B, C Self-Care HIV Peer’s Personal Story Herpes virus Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis Stress, Resilience and awareness Living with your diagnosis   A presentation led by a Support worker with lived experience and Peers with lived experience from the PAICE Program! Safe… Read more »

2SLGBTQI+ Community Capacity Fund

  Women and Gender Equality (WAGE) Canada has released a call for proposals. Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) works to advance equality with respect to sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression through the inclusion of people of all genders, including women, in Canada’s economic, social and political life. Context Protecting rights and… Read more »

  The Preventative Alliance Integration Community Education (PAICE) program started in 2022. One of the main parts of the program is our peer support. The peer committee meets monthly to discuss how the program is going, have a say in changes and meet to support one another. The peer committee can also link you to… Read more »

  On February 23rd, PAN sent a letter (below) to the Honourable Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, outlining a call to immediately expand access to Diacetylmorphine (DAM) / Heroin Assisted Treatment (HAT) and other flexible prescribed safer supply (PSS) initiatives for people who use opioids. The letter was developed in consultation with the Coalition of… Read more »

Webinar: STIBBI Savvy to Support Your Work

Date: Wednesday March 15, 2023 Time: Noon-1PM Pacific time   We look forward to seeing you at the next webinar in our KnowledgeConnect series. KnowledgeConnect events help frontline organizations build their skills, health literacy, and community connections. On March 15th, we’ll welcome Venessa Ryan, who is the Senior Practice Lead in Epidemiology for Clinical Prevention… Read more »

Webinar: Clinicians as Sources of Mis- and Disinformation

  February 16, 2023 10-11 AM Pacific time   2SLGBTQIA+ people experience poorer health outcomes as a community, due in part to the difficulty of accessing information and care in our health systems that are both gender-affirming and stigma-free. This panel, hosted by Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights as part of Sexual and… Read more »

Substance Use News, January 2023

  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.   … Read more »

Exploring the Language of Stigma Reduction

Introducing OSAC The PAN team is excited to be in the development phase of the Organizational Stigma Assessment Cycle Project (OSAC).  The push for this project came from community input over the past few years at the Stigma Reduction Deliberative Dialogue and Let’s Talk Stigma Reduction. Identifying steps for action at the events, participants said… Read more »

2023 First Nations Harm Reduction Grants Are Now Open

  Via First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) With the toxic drug crisis in British Columbia (BC) continuing to disproportionately impact First Nations people, it is crucial to support innovative, community-based and grassroots harm reduction initiatives to curtail the risk of overdose. The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is committed to supporting community-driven, Nation-based initiatives that… Read more »

On January 19th, the HIV Legal Network released its newest brief “A gender-centred dialogue on alternative justice responses to HIV non-disclosure criminalization”. Funded by Women and Gender Equality Canada, the brief synthesizes and builds upon the roundtable we co-hosted with WHAI and CAAN in June 2022. The objective of the roundtable was to gather cross-sector… Read more »

Funding: Fierté Canada Pride Micro Grants

  via Fierté Canada Pride As part of their “Strengthening Relationships and Connections Between Rural Prides” project funded by WAGE, Fierté Canada Pride is opening applications for the first round of the 2023-2024 FCP Micro-Grants. There will be 2 rounds of applications and a total amount of $100,000 will be distributed through 2 streams to… Read more »

Via Vancouver Foundation    Get ready to apply for a Participatory Action Research Grant in 2023. Short-term (Convene) and multi-year grants (Investigate) are available from Vancouver Foundation depending on the stage of your research project. Applications for are open now to February 13, 2023. Vancouver Foundation is trying to make funding more accessible. In the… Read more »