By Chantelle Archambault, March 13th, 2018 in
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brampton, ON – Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) has received short-term funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to open and operate an overdose prevention site in Brampton. This site is among the first four sites announced by the province that will receive funding to expand life-saving overdose prevention […]
By Julie Schultz, June 21st, 2017 in
On National Aboriginal Day, Peel HIV/AIDS Network Endorses Truth and Reconciliation Report’s Calls to Action “Reconciliation must support Aboriginal peoples as they heal from the destructive legacies of colonization that have wreaked such havoc in their lives.” -Honouring the Truth, Reconciling the Future: Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee of Canada […]
By Julie Schultz, June 20th, 2017 in
By: Ziva Gorani I am a transgender, Kurdish, Syrian refugee that has come to Canada, via Turkey, under sponsorship from the Canadian government. I am here to speak to you about a story of a Syrian Queer, my story. I just want to remind you, I am not a representative of the Syrian LGBTQ […]
By Julie Schultz, February 17th, 2017 in
By: Natalie Kaminski, Women’s Health Promotion Coordinator So let’s begin by addressing the issues. Periods suck. As girls we were taught that they are a part of growing up, that they were messy and messy was never acceptable. Our parental figures taught us about how to get through them with pads or tampons and maybe […]
By Alex, March 21st, 2016 in
Background On March 21 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa. Against this background, the General Assembly, in 1966, set the day aside for special attention and called on the international community to redouble its efforts to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination. In 2001, the […]
By Natalie, February 10th, 2016 in
Sex workers comprise part of the Canadian population who have very different health care needs and risks. Access to services is important but may be prevented by various barriers such as stigma, fear of judgement, and criminalization. We provide a list of resources of safe spaces in teh GTA that sex workers in Peel can access.
By Adam, December 23rd, 2015 in
Your love and support inspires us and moves us to continue striving for the day when the HIV epidemic is over. This holiday season we wish you and yours the very best and hope that you feel our love and support in return
By Adam, September 9th, 2015 in
The article in today’s Brampton Guardian highlights the upcoming AIDS Walk for Life and raises awareness about the impact and issues of HIV in Peel Region. Our Walk Chair Muluba Habanyama and PHAN’s ED Phillip Banks are quoted in the article on their perspectives about HIV/AIDS in Peel.
By Adam, September 1st, 2015 in
The Scotiabank AIDS Walk Peel is taking place on Sept 13th. We need your support. Learn how the FUNDS raised at the WALK are used and why YOU should get involved and make a difference to the lives of people living with HIV in your community
By Adam, August 18th, 2015 in
Muluba Habanyama, a 22-year-old journalism student and HIV + Mississauga resident, is our Honorary Chair for the 2015 Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life.