Category: CBR Musings

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 »

  As many of you know, the Positive Living, Positive Homes (PLPH) study has been actively sharing its findings in its final research phases. One of the ways we have been sharing findings is through holding gatherings at various community-based organizations that helped and supported us throughout the study. We recruited participants living with HIV at these… Read more »

Making It Work Project Update

  For those of you who are unfamiliar with the project, Making It Work (MIW) is an Indigenous-focused, community-based research project in British Columbia co-led by PAN and the AHA Centre at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN). It’s been several years in development, born out of conversations within the community when looking at the… Read more »

Presenting Community Research with Data Placemats

The Positive Living, Positive Homes study is now in its final phases of knowledge sharing! Over the next several weeks, look on the PAN website and in your PAN e-news for findings from this innovative, community-based research study that’s been active in Prince George, Kamloops, and Greater Vancouver since 2015. Today we present the “data… Read more »

PAN’s community based research (CBR) projects are guided by collaboration, change, and inclusion.  CBR begins with needs identified by a community and includes people in the community on the research team. Research questions are developed, answers are sought, and findings are brought to the community so they may use the information to educate and advocate for… Read more »