Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Week

By Chantelle Archambault, November 30th, 2017 in

Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Week takes place during the week leading up to World AIDS Day on December 1. The aim of this week is to provide information, education, and prevention around HIV/AIDS. Despite laws protecting their rights, people living with HIV/AIDS still face all forms of discrimination. Many people living with HIV face stigma and […]

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: BOARD OF DIRECTORS

By Julie Schultz, September 8th, 2017 in

Here is your opportunity to strengthen your professional skills, broaden your experience and contribute to an exceptional non-profit organization in the Peel region. Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) is seeking volunteers who have experience in the following areas: fund development, human resources, finance, policies, and/or governance to join our Board of Directors. As a Board member, […]

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Knock Down Stigma Bowl-a-thon!

By Julie Schultz, August 2nd, 2017 in

PHAN to Take a Swing at Stigma at 2017’s Scotiabank AIDS Walk Peel Join the Peel HIV/AIDS Network at Bowlerama West and help raise funds for vital programs and services for the people and communities most affected by HIV. With this year’s Knock Down Stigma campaign, we’ll also be raising awareness about the stigma faced […]

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Central Opening Doors: Reproductive & Sexual Health Matters

By Julie Schultz, June 16th, 2017 in

This year’s Central Opening Doors Conference will focus on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Sexual health is often considered in the limited context of sexually transmitted infections or reproduction. Given this narrow focus, it can be challenging to identify other sexual health matters, how they relate to other aspects of our physical, mental, social or spiritual […]

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PHAN’s Commitment to Engaging the Black Community

By Julie Schultz, January 30th, 2017 in

Through its African, Caribbean, Black (ACB) Health Promotion program, Peel HIV/AIDS Network  (PHAN) keeps an ongoing engagement with the Black communities in Peel about HIV and other related health issues.  In furthering this engagement, PHAN is committed to creating spaces for the discussion even of ‘taboo topics.’ In March 2016, PHAN organized a forum to […]

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Join us for World AIDS Day 2016

By Julie Schultz, November 22nd, 2016 in

On December 1st, 2016,  we will recognize World AIDS Day with an event focused on engaging people living with HIV as collaborators in the implementation of the treatment/ care cascade. Peer consultants will facilitate discussion regarding findings from PHAN’s peer- led consultation of the needs of people living with HIV in the Peel Region. We […]

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The Legacy Project: Creating a Community Mentorship Network to Support PHA Learning, Sharing and Practice

By Julie Schultz, October 21st, 2016 in

Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) invites clients to join us for the 2016 relaunch of the Legacy Project in Peel Region. Participants will take active roles in a mentorship network in the Peel region that will support PHA learning, sharing, and skills building. The project is a mentorship initiative developed by CAAT in Toronto with the […]

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

By Chantelle Archambault, August 23rd, 2016 in

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 […]

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Survive and Thrive

By Julie Schultz, August 18th, 2016 in

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 […]

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Survive and Thrive with PHAN

By Julie Schultz, July 12th, 2016 in

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 […]

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