Category: Webinars and Online Learning

Date: Thursday, December 2,  2021 Time: 10-11 AM Pacific time The COVID-19 pandemic presents new and distinct challenges to the sexual health and well-being of youth. Educators in schools and health care settings are uniquely positioned to provide young people with sexual health education and/or care to help youth build their capacity to enhance and… Read more »

Presenter: Guy Felicella Moderator: J. Evin Jones Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 Time:  1:00-2:00 PM The next in our PAN Presents webinar series concentrates on alternative models of safer supply, something that stirred up interest during our last webinar with the BCCSU. Guy Felicella will springboard from his statement “We need to meet substance users where they’re at,… Read more »

Reaching the Undiagnosed; Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

Date: Thursday, November 25 2021 Time: 10-11 AM Pacific time   The Government of Canada launched a Five-Year Action Plan on Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections (STBBI) in July 2019, following the establishment of Canada’s Framework for Action, Reducing the Health Impact of STBBI in Canada by 2030: A Pan-Canadian STBBI Framework for Action. Coordinated work… Read more »

Webinar: The impact of COVID-19 on hepatitis C services

Date: November 17, 2021 Time: 10 AM Pacific time   Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant, unprecedented changes to the delivery of healthcare and social services. There is a real concern that these changes in healthcare have led to delays in hepatitis C diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care, with potentially severe health consequences… Read more »

Date: November 10, 2021 Time: 10 AM Pacific time   CATIE is presenting a webinar on peer health navigation, a person-centred approach to guide, connect, refer, educate and accompany people living with HIV through systems of care. The presenters include AIDS Vancouver’s Hesham Ali and Glen Bradford. From CATIE write-up: Building off of the release of… Read more »

You are invited to a webinar presented by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) Date: Wednesday  November 10, 2021 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Pacific time   Following this webinar, participants will be able to: Describe broadly studies to date that have measured immune responses to COVID-19 vaccination in people living with HIV Summarize the results… Read more »

Webinar series on HIV and ageing

A new webinar series sponsored by Gilead will focus on HIV and Ageing Register now Date: Friday, November 5 Time: 9-10:30 AM Pacific time Children and Young Adults Living with HIV Panelists: Muluba Habanyama and Dr. Jason Brophy Date: Friday, November 12 Time: 9-10:30 AM Pacific time Women, HIV, and Ageing Panelists: Valerie Nicholson and… Read more »

Get ready for the next Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) Online Core Training! We encourage you to share this post with your Peers, Support Workers, Educators, Case Managers and Peer Navigators to communicate this leadership opportunity to People Living with HIV. This training is offered at no cost to participants.   (Funding for this program is… Read more »

Date: October 25, 2021 Time: 12 noon Pacific time Join the HIV Legal Network’s Co-Executive Director Sandra Ka Hon Chu and others as they launch their paper on migrant sex work and the ineffectiveness and harm of anti-human trafficking laws in addressing exploitation. Written with Elene Lam of Butterfly, Judy Fudge from McMaster University, and… Read more »

Date: Friday October 29, 2021 Time: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM Pacific time   Via CIHR CTN network Co-morbidities and HIV workgroup: People living with HIV are living longer and healthier lives due to the benefits of antiretroviral therapy. But problems related to inflammation from poorly controlled HIV, or damage due to previous or current medications, are one… Read more »

The Year in Review, 2020-21

  Message from PAN Leadership   The theme of this year’s PAN annual report is Doubling Down in Dual Public Health Emergencies.  When talking about the theme for this year’s report and our upcoming AGM. (Register now), we wanted to convey both the challenges facing our sector and communities, but also the strength and resilience of the… Read more »