Category: Research

Date: April 2, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is a global health emergency. In Canada, the HIV sector is concerned with how COVID-19 will affect people living with HIV and affected communities. We are also concerned about how to effectively sustain a response to HIV during a period of… Read more »

On April 16th at 10 AM, PAN is excited to host the “Research update from the BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort & highlights from the 2020 CanHepC Symposium & Canadian Liver Meeting: Implications for community & frontline providers” Each presenter will summarize the findings from their research that they presented at the 2020 CanHepC Symposium and… Read more »

Job Posting: Interviewer/ Outreach Worker – SHAWNA Project

Interviewer/ Outreach Worker – SHAWNA Project Centre for Gender Health & Sexual Equity (CGSHE) Starting wage: $20 – $23/hour Status: Temporary Part-Time, 1-2 days per week   Summary of Role Responsibilities Reporting to and supervised by the Project Coordinator, the Interviewer/ Outreach Worker operates as a member of a multidisciplinary, collaborative research team.  The Interviewer… Read more »

BCCDC Hepatitis C Stakeholders Survey

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is conducting a survey of stakeholders involved in hepatitis C (HCV) treatment and related services in British Columbia (BC) to yield a snapshot of hep C care and treatment services in BC and identify barriers and facilitators to hepatitis C elimination. Results of the survey will be used… Read more »

Job Posting: Peer Mentor, GetCheckedOnline Research

Status: The Peer Mentor position will be an hourly position. Working hours are flexible in terms of days and timing, but some evenings and weekend hours may be required. Rate of pay: Hourly rate is $30-32/hour, depending on experience. Location: The Peer Mentor position will ideally be based in Vancouver, BC. If you would prefer… Read more »

Call for Papers: Journal of Indigenous HIV Research

  CALL FOR PAPERS for Volume XI Special Issue:  Navigating Allyship: What does it mean to work together in service to the community? The AHA Centre is a national, Indigenous-led collaborative research centre housed at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) that supports HIV and AIDS Community-Based Research (CBR) conducted in Indigenous communities across Canada. We support and… Read more »

Updated March19, 2020. Event recorded March18, 2020   This webinar shared information from the formative research informing the Outside In intervention at Health Initiative for Men (HIM) regarding the health and well-being of less-out GBT2Q. Our literature review and consultations with community members showed that compared to their more-out counterparts, less-out community members access HIV/STBBI… Read more »

Creating Trans-Inclusive Reproductive and Sexual Health Care

CGSHE Speaker Series Date: February 20, 2020 Time: 12:00–1:00 PM Location: Hurlburt Auditorium, Rm 2200, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver   Please click here to RSVP. A.J. Lowik is a CGSHE Academic Advisory Committee member and a SSHRC-funded PhD Candidate with the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia… Read more »

Call for Nominations – CTN Community Advisory Committee

Are you interested in HIV research? The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) of the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network provides community input to the CTN regarding clinical research, and nominations are open. A scientific background is not required and training materials are provided.   CAC members also receive a small honorarium. Potential committee members should have:… Read more »

Provincial Syphilis Action Plan – Community Consultation

  Date: Thursday January 23, 12-1 PM As you may know, rates of infectious syphilis continue to rise in BC.  Pacific AID Network (PAN) is hosting Dr. Jason Wong from the BC Centre for Disease Control to briefly talk on the current Syphilis Action Plan, and then lead into discussion that aims to help refresh… Read more »

Neurological Injury Following Overdose

From the BC Overdose Emergency Response Centre:   In response to the concerns raised by our stakeholders about the unmeasured burden of neurological injury related to overdose and the impacts on individuals, families and communities, a review and preliminary descriptive assessment was conducted by the BC Provincial Overdose Cohort team. While measuring neurological injury in administrative… Read more »

HIV Cure and Research Community Dialogue

“Why we need an HIV cure and how we are trying to get there? Challenges, opportunities and ways forward for Persons Living with HIV” Date: Friday February 7, 2020 Time: 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM Pacific Time Location: Coast Bastion Hotel, 11 Bastion Street, Nanaimo • What would an HIV cure mean to you? • How does… Read more »