Category: CBR Musings

As I read through interviews from Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) (a community-based research study that explores experiences of people living with HIV on HIV and housing over time), one thing that has struck me is the way that unstable housing can affect people’s experience of time. Many people have shared that when they do… Read more »

Background:In 2015, PAN began the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index (BC Stigma Index), a community-based research (CBR) study to document the experiences of stigma and discrimination from the perspective of people living with HIV (PLHIV). One of the objectives of this study was to “support PLHIV to be Stigma Index leaders & build… Read more »

PAN Research and Evaluation programs are made possible through PAN’s partnership with the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS, and the CIHR CBR Collaborative (A Program of REACH). The following post is part of a collection of Regional Accomplishment and Change Stories that were originally published on the REACH site to reflect on work during the REACH 2.0 funding period…. Read more »

Want to learn about Community-based research (CBR) with Universities Without Walls (UWW)? Tools for CBR is a fun, hands-on, course offered in partnership with Continuing Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) since 2016. The goal is to learn the basics of Community Based Research (CBR) using one preferred example: the diversity… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »