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Via CAAN Communities, Alliances & Networks The GLOW Indigenous Health Grant: Guiding Local Opportunities for Wellbeing is a co-created initiative between CAAN Communities, Alliances & Networks and Gilead Sciences Canada that seeks to advance health equity within Indigenous communities by enhancing engagement in cultural, HIV and viral hepatitis care. Offering a financial commitment of… Read more »
Via Department of Justice Canada Black people and Black communities continue to live with the effects of prejudice, discrimination, and hatred—from unconscious bias to anti-Black racism, hate crimes and violence. These systemic inequalities have resulted in the overrepresentation of Black people in Canada’s criminal justice system, including as victims of crime. To address these systemic… Read more »
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is pleased to announce the launch of the Addressing Infectious and Congenital Syphilis in Canada funding opportunity. This grant aims to support implementation science for syphilis point of care testing, and new models of care for prevention of congenital syphilis. The total funding amount is $2,750,000, enough… Read more »
Via The Canadian Race Relations Foundation The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) now accepting applications for the second round of our National Anti-Racism Fund (NARF)’s Event and Youth Initiative Grants. The National Anti-Racism Fund is one of the ways that the CRRF supports communities across Canada in the fight against racism and discrimination. Organizations should… Read more »
Full Time – 35 hours a week; 4 Year Contract September 2023- September 2027 (Program Coordinator; Bargaining Unit position) Internal/External posting Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS) is an accredited, innovative Children’s Mental Health Centre providing a range of mental health services for youth and their families. The Pride & Prejudice Program – a program… Read more »
The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) will be hosting an in-person Core Training “Who am I as a Leader?” Thursday October 26th – Sunday October 29th, 2023, on the unceded traditional territories of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, and Musqueam First Nations in in Vancouver, BC. Please share this leadership learning opportunity widely so that people living with… Read more »
Want to partner with us? Options for Sexual Health is seeking to collaborate with other community-based organizations to facilitate a 6-week peer support group for women* in Vancouver living with HIV/HCV. For more information, please visit our survey. If interested, please complete the survey and/or drop our team a line at ketc[email protected] or [email protected]. *inclusive… Read more »
Position title: Office/Peer Coordinator Organization Overview The Coalition of Substance Users of the North (CSUN) is an alliance of people who use or have used currently illegal drugs. Our members are dedicated to improving life for all substance users who live in Northern BC and throughout Canada. CSUN supports substance users by facilitating the… Read more »
Dr Bonnie Henry, British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer, released the following letter in regards to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing in acute care settings, including emergency departments. It was shared with the Seek and Treat for Optimal Prevention of HIV/AIDS Collaborative Implementation Committee, PAN, and other community partners. Click here to download a copy…. Read more »
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. 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… Read more »
International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is August 31, and is “the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died from overdose, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.” The theme of IOAD this year is “Recognizing those people who go unseen”, the folks who… Read more »
Do you want to participate on a provincial level regarding HIV, hepatitis C, and harm reduction? Are you looking for a big picture experience as opposed to hands-on opportunity? Do you want to support the frontline agencies at PAN? If the answer is yes, then read on… This year, looking towards our virtual AGM on… Read more »