Category: CBR Musings

A new website and initiative called The Positive Effect, jointly sponsored by the CIHR Centre for REACH 3.0 and the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR), has now launched at www.positiveeffect.org/. The Positive Effect site and initiative showcases and highlight stories, experiences, and reflections of people living with HIV, as well as those who work… Read more »

Leanne Zubowski is the newest member of the Pacific AIDS Network team, joining us as REACH Evaluation Coordinator and will be splitting her time between the National Evaluation Department of the REACH Centre and supporting regional REACH work here in BC. Leanne has research and evaluation experience through her Master of Public Health from the… Read more »

Intersectionality at the CAHR 2020 conference

Intersectionality is a theory that uncovers interlocking inequalities fueled by racial, gender, class, sexual and other inequities. These inequities cannot be separated from the systems that produce them (e.g. policies, societal attitudes, including stigma, political and economic systems). When applying the intersectional lens to HIV research, we can ask how these inequalities shape the likelihood… Read more »

A new resource from the AHA Centre, “CAHR 2020 Virtual – Roadmap to Indigenous Presentations” provides a guide to Indigenous presentations (both oral and posters) from CAHR 2020 Virtual.  The Roadmap includes presentation titles and links to quickly access these presentations through the CAHR site (all oral presentations are available as Youtube videos and all… Read more »

Job Posting: Project Manager, Equip Health Care Study

EQUIP Health Care is now hiring a Project Manager for a project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), “Pathways to Care for People Who Use Drugs: Equipping Health Care to Tackle Stigma, Discrimination and Inequity.” Job Summary An experienced Project Manager is needed for a project funded by the Public Health Agency of… Read more »

Deliberative Dialogue Report – Now Available!

We are pleased to announce that a final report from the Deliberative Dialogue, held in November 2019 in Vancouver, is now available. The Deliberative Dialogue was an opportunity for people from across BC (including people with living and lived experiences, staff and other service providers from community-based organizations, and policymakers) to come together for one… Read more »

  Please watch the short video promo about the upcoming webinar about the Journal of Indigenous HIV Research and register here to attend!   Journal of Indigenous HIV Research Call for Submission Webinar Date: April 22, 2020 Time: 10 AM  Pacific time and 2 PM Atlantic Time Please register here! Check out this year’s Call… Read more »

Job Posting: Peer Research Associate/ Administrative Support

Peer Research Associate Engagement Coordinator and Administrative Support– HEADS UP! 2 Study Status: This is a part-time (approximately 10-15 hours/week) one-year contract with the possibility of extension. Job start date: March 23, 2020 Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience and consistent with PRA standards Location: Study sites are in Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, & Toronto. Location… Read more »

Call for Papers: Journal of Indigenous HIV Research

  CALL FOR PAPERS for Volume XI Special Issue:  Navigating Allyship: What does it mean to work together in service to the community? The AHA Centre is a national, Indigenous-led collaborative research centre housed at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) that supports HIV and AIDS Community-Based Research (CBR) conducted in Indigenous communities across Canada. We support and… Read more »

AHA Centre: Community Engagement Fund

Funding opportunity. Please share! The Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre (AHA Centre) is a national, Indigenous-led collaborative research centre housed at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN).  The AHA Centre supports HIV and AIDS Community-Based research conducted in Aboriginal communities across Canada. Could $10 000 help you develop a research project? We are currently accepting applications for… Read more »

5 Questions with Alfiya Battalova, Evaluation Manager

Alfiya Battalova is the newest member of the Pacific AIDS Network team, joining us as Evaluation Manager. Alfiya has a PhD in Disability Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago, has worked at UBC’s Department of Occupational Science and Therapy as a Research Coordinator, at the Social Planning and Research Council of BC, and… Read more »

New Stigma Index Summary Sheet: For Healthcare Providers

We are pleased to share this summary sheet from the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index with you! This summary sheet focuses on providing information that could be useful to healthcare providers. We plan to produce more summary sheets like this one for different audiences in the future. We hope you find it useful… Read more »