Category: CBR Musings

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 »

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 »

Madeline is part of the Community Based Research and Evaluation section of the PAN team. In addition to working with PAN, they have worked at Pacific Hepatitis C Network, and is also on staff with YouthCO as the Mpowerment Fraser East Coordinator. Madeline follows in the Meet the People at PAN tradition with the 5… Read more »

BC CBR Quarterly at CAHR 2018

The BC Community-Based Research (CBR) Quarterly Meetings (referred to as the CBR Quarterly Meetings hereon) is a community of practice that gathers three to four times a year to share learnings, challenges, and best practices related to CBR, evaluation, and knowledge translation/sharing initiatives. Meetings are organized by Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) staff, hosted by McLaren… Read more »

The 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. There are a number of positions available at the AHA Centre. Including: National Aboriginal Research Advisory Committee (NARAC). The AHA Centre is looking for 5… Read more »

Job Posting: Data Collector, Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation

The Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation provides compassionate HIV care for people living with significant health and social issues including mental illness, trauma, addictions, unstable housing and poverty. Through its day health, 24-hour care residence and enhanced supportive housing programs, the Dr. Peter Centre provides healthy meals, counselling, therapies, nursing, and a safe place for peer… Read more »

UPDATE May 23rd: Dear anti-stigma friends: Please, accept my apologies, we are postponing the KTE Committee meeting scheduled for this coming Friday, May 25 until further notice. Thanks to all of you who wrote expressing interest. It is advisable to wait until after June 15 when a national group is coming together to advice on… Read more »

Community Based Research Canada (CBRC) is thrilled to invite you to our three-part webinar series “Exploring why community-based research is an important mechanism for societal change”, starting June 2018. Join leaders in community-based research as this webinar series takes you on a birds-eye view of the community-based research landscape first across Canada, then internationally and… Read more »