Category: CBR Musings

Home and Choice

by Megan Deyman Life is often said to be defined by a series of choices. Day after day, month after month, year after year, we make choices about every detail of our lives. We make choices about what to eat, what to wear, what to say and how to say it, how to react, who… Read more »

Summit 2018 Keynote; Register Now!

From the Community-Based Research Centre A familiar face at Summit 2018 We are pleased to announce Dr. Olivier Ferlatte, a post-doctoral research fellow at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use as one of our keynote speakers at Community-Based Research Centre’s national event being held November 8 to 10, 2018 in Vancouver. He will join previously… Read more »

Part 3* This is the third part of a three-part blog where I’m sharing what I have learned from the 9th North American Housing and HIV Research Summit held in Washington DC on August 1st and 2nd. You can still have a read of part 1 and part 2 if you missed them. An interesting… Read more »

  Part 2* This is the second part of a three-part blog where I am sharing what I learned from the 9th North American Housing and HIV Research Summit held in Washington DC on August 1st and 2nd. Missed the first part? Click here for a read! All throughout the Summit, there were some great… Read more »

UPDATE, September 26, 2018 Due to scheduling issues beyond our control, we will be recording this webinar for on-demand viewing. Watch the PAN Weekly News for its release.   Not subscribed to PAN Weekly News? Subscribe on our home page. PAN’s Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) research study is giving us much to think about… Read more »

Part 1* I had the privilege of attending and presenting at the 9th North American Housing and HIV Research Summit in Washington, DC, on August 1st and 2nd. Launched in 2005, the Summit is a collaboration between the U.S. National AIDS Housing Coalition (NAHC), the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Ontario… Read more »

Date: Tuesday Aug 14 5:30-8pm Location: Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society, 442 Leon Ave, Kelowna, BC   A Mile in Our Moccasins is a short film that was co-created by five Indigenous youth. Working together they created an Indigenous Youth Speaker Series, a project developed as a way to provide the information and guidance around HIV and sexual… Read more »

PAN partners with the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS, and the CIHR CBR Collaborative (A Program of REACH). REACH is looking to add to the team with a position based in Calgary, Alberta.  About the Role This position will be responsible for directly supporting the main goals of the Community Based Research (CBR) Collaborative in Alberta namely: a)… Read more »

We have written a blog post and hosted a webinar about shared measurement evaluation framework. In continuing to share our work in this area, we are pleased to share with you a project we undertook in northern British Columbia (BC). In 2016, Northern Health (NH) undertook a request for proposals to increase the geographic reach… Read more »

In April, the Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) released “Hep C Resources in BC: what we have – what’s missing – and next steps”. The report outlines the results of their needs assessment, which focused on information and advocacy needs surrounding hepatitis C in the province of BC. This needs assessment was completed as work… Read more »

AHA Centre June 2018 Newsletter

The AHA Centre, an Indigenous HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre housed at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), released it June 2018 Newsletter. The Centre has had a busy couple of months and the newsletter let’s your read about highlights, updates and news. Enjoy!

Janice Duddy recently sat down with Heather Burgess and Sharyle Lyndon to talk about two research initiatives at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS related to HIV and Aging in BC: the Stronger Together initiative and the Thrive study. Heather is the Research Coordinator and Sharyle is a Collaborator in this work.   Can… Read more »