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Black Women Talk About Love: Sex | Black Love | Self-Love Event Postponed

August 23rd, 2016

PHAN’s Black Women Talk About love event has been postponed until further notice. Stay tuned for updates regarding the event’s date and location.   Issues about sex(uality) and relationships are always very complex. This is even further compounded by the limited number of spaces in which they are discussed. The sex(uality) and relationship lives of […]


Naloxone Now Free at Participating Ontario Pharmacies

August 19th, 2016

Naloxone is a non-addictive medication that can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, allowing someone who is overdosing to breathe more normally and giving them or someone nearby enough time to call 911 and get to the hospital before it wears off (20-90 minutes)1. Anyone can administer naloxone, and anyone who […]


Survive and Thrive

August 18th, 2016

What is PHAN’s ‘Survive and Thrive’ series of events all about? Let David, A PHAN client who has been HIV positive for thirty years, explain. “It’s all about new connections.  Survive to Thrive got off to a great start in July.  I reconnected with some old friends, made some new ones, and feel validated and […]



August 4th, 2016

When it comes to HIV prevention, we can’t afford to leave anyone behind. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is taken as one pill (Truvada) once a day by a person who is HIV-negative to prevent HIV. When taken every day as prescribed by a doctor or nurse practitioner, it is as effective (if not better) at preventing […]


Survive and Thrive with PHAN

July 12th, 2016

As an individual who has been living with HIV/AIDS for more than thirty years, you likely face a unique constellation of challenges. “I have a great support network but I’m exhausted, a bit isolated, often overwhelmed, and sometimes feel the HIV community, which I helped to build, has set me adrift,” explains David, who has […]


Upcoming events

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6oct9:00 am- 4:30 pmCentral Opening Doors Conference9:00 am - 4:30 pm Hotel Novotel Vaughan
10octAll DayWorld Mental Health Day(All Day: monday)
11octAll DayNational Coming Out Day(All Day: tuesday)
17octAll DayInternational Day for the Eradication of Poverty(All Day: monday)
25novAll DayInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women(All Day: friday)
28novAll DayTransgender Day of Remembrance(All Day: monday)