Are you a woman living with HIV (Trans inclusive, 14+) living or accessing care in Metro Vancouver?

The SHAWNA Project (Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS: Women’s Longitudinal Needs Assessment) is looking for women living with HIV who are living with or accessing care in Metro Vancouver to participate in a five-year research project aimed at understanding women’s experiences with sexual health and HIV treatment and care. SHAWNA is a collaborative research project, led by the Gender and Sexual Health Initiative of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and the University of British Columbia, in partnership with women’s and HIV service and support organizations including Positive Women’s Network, Pacific AIDS Network, BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre/ Women’s Health Research Institute / Oak Tree Clinic, YouthCO AIDS Society, BC Centre for Disease Control, Aboriginal Health Research Program (UVIC), Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Pivot Legal Society and the WISH Drop-In Centre Society. The SHAWNA team includes a diverse staff of peer research associates, outreach workers and nurses with a range of experiential assets. Research participants will receive an honorarium for their time and expertise.

If you are interested in participating or would like to learn more about the SHAWNA Project, please contact us CONFIDENTIALLY:

Call 778-891-6252 or 604-569-3701

Email [email protected]


SHAWNA Recruitment