Category: CBR Musings

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 »

The 2018 Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) conference was held in Vancouver this year, and representatives from our community-based research team were on hand to share data from some of our work. Information from The BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index Project was presented in two poster  sessions. We presented one poster about the experience of the… Read more »

The 2018 Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) conference was held in Vancouver this year, and representatives from our community-based research team were on hand to share data from some of our work. Data from Positive Living Positive Homes was presented at an oral abstract session and in poster format. To see the the poster in… Read more »

The 5th iteration of Tools for Community-Based Research – the HIV Stigma edition is now open for registration. See details of the course offered through Universities Without Walls. We have a limited number of scholarships for community leaders with demonstrated work in health research. If you’ve like to apply, please send the following to Francisco… Read more »

PAN is supporting the facilitation of one of the CAHR conference ancillary events, The BC Community-Based Research Quarterly Meeting. This event is  open to conference registrants and people who aren’t attending the CAHR conference but are interested in community-based research.  The BC Community-Based Research Meetings (referred to as the CBR Quarterly Meetings) serve as a community of practice that… Read more »