Category: CBR Musings

Guest post by: Allyson Ion and Saara Greene Pregnancy and motherhood for women living with HIV (WLWH) in Canada is a success story. WLWH are increasingly having babies because HIV treatment can prevent transmission during pregnancy and childbirth. As WLWH can now expect longevity with the evolution of HIV to a chronic health condition, pregnancy and… Read more »

DEADLINE: Friday, October 31st The Vancouver Foundation has awarded the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation (in partnership with researchers from Simon Fraser University) a research grant to study food provision as a harm reduction approach with people living with HIV/AIDS and who use drugs. The study, titled “Food as harm reduction: the health effects of food… Read more »

CBR Musings: What is Program Science?

PAN has had a dynamic and active partnership with the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS since 2011, a partnership that is currently evolving with an exciting new shift to a “program science” approach. REACH is a national partnership of people living with HIV, community-based organizations, front-line service providers, health researchers and federal, provincial and… Read more »

CAHR: New HIV Researcher Workshop

New HIV Researcher Workshop, November 14 , 2014, Edmonton, AB CAHR is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the fall 2014 New HIV Researcher Workshop. This workshop will be held in partnership with the Canadian HIV Vaccine Initiative Alliance Coordinating Office and the CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative. Of note, this workshop will… Read more »

Heather is a former staff member of PAN. Heather Picotte is the Positive Living, Positive Homes study coordinator at the Pacific AIDS Network. She recently graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary studies, where her research focused on the food security of people living with HIV in the Okanagan Valley…. Read more »

Moving Mountains HIV/AIDS CBR conference report now online

The Community Report from the Moving Mountains: HIV/AIDS Community Based Research Conference, held in Prince George from June 17-19, 2014, is now available. The report captures the main themes of the event and also outlines the results of the evaluation of the conference, including lists of research and capacity building priorities identified by attendees. The… Read more »

HIV SUPPORTED HOUSING SERVICES IN WESTERN CANADA: OUTCOME TOOLS DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH PROJECT COORDINATOR (PART-TIME; TERM LIMITED) The HIV Supported Housing Services in Western Canada: Outcome Tools Development study is a partnership among HIV supported housing service providers in Calgary, Vancouver and Saskatoon; people living with HIV in each of these cities; and researchers, policy makers and HIV housing service providers… Read more »

Call for Representatives: Canadian HIV Stigma Index CBR Project

The Canadian HIV Stigma Index CBR Project is looking for committed, enthusiastic individuals to potentially be a part of the Canadian PLHIV Stigma Index Steering Committee (Steering Committee) to help assist in and guide the project through its development and implementation. Applications are due by Monday, September 29, 2014. The People Living with HIV Stigma… Read more »

CIHR Funding Opportunities for Research: Fall 2014

The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) funds much of the HIV/AIDS related research in Canada, including community based research. Below is a list of upcoming opportunities related to HIV/AIDS. Please visit the CIHR website for a full list of opportunities as some projects may also be able to apply for different funds. Operating Grant:… Read more »

Job Posting External Posting Id# 2014-08 Posting Date: August 18, 2014   Knowledge Translation Coordinator Reporting to: Executive Director Hours: Part Time, 8 hours/week Days: Various Position: Contract Location: Seymour Site and Various Background: The CIHR-funded Food Security Study was the first community-based research (CBR) initiative in Canada to examine food security and health outcomes among people… Read more »

Women living with HIV invited to participate in e-wHEALTH study

Are you a woman living with HIV? Do you have a computer and internet?  If yes, you are invited to take part in the e-wHEALTH study What is e-wHEALTH? Women living with HIV continue to be challenged by HIV-related stigma and fear of disclosure of their HIV status. For this reason we adapted the Women’s… Read more »

Join community members, researchers and service providers in an evening focused on strengthening care and support for mothers living with HIV in Vancouver and beyond! Monday, September 8, 2014 5:30 – 9:00pm Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings Street, 1440-1430 Segal Centre, Vancouver This knowledge-to-action forum will: Discuss issues currently affecting mothers… Read more »