Category: Research

CATIE Survey of People Working in HIV or Hepatitis C

Please complete  CATIE’s survey of people working in HIV or hepatitis C and share among your colleagues who may be familiar with CATIE. This survey will help CATIE to improve the resources and services we offer as Canada’s knowledge broker for HIV and hepatitis C. CATIE is Canada’s source for up-to-date, unbiased information about HIV and… Read more »

Per-SVR research study aims to help curb hep C reinfection The new wave is here. Now that effective hepatitis C treatments are available, there is a global movement to end hepatitis C with surging political will. It is a United Nations Sustainable Development Goal to save 10 million lives by 2030 through effective hepatitis C treatment…. Read more »

Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait

“Canadians are among the healthiest people in the world. However, the benefits of good health are not equally enjoyed by all.” A new report, Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait, from the Public Health Agency of Canada presents results at the national level for 22 indicators of health status and determinants of health, selected to… Read more »

The deadline to give input into the the BC Primary Health Care Research Network @PREFeRProject survey is May 31, 2018. It is  measuring patient, primary care providers and health researchers thoughts on priorities for patient-oriented research in BC. Take the short survey by clicking on these links: For BC patients and caregivers: https://is.gd/patients_prefer For BC… Read more »

NEW! Stigma 102 Video from Universities Without Walls

Stigma 102 is a new video developed by Universities Without Walls, which provides distance education to “move people and HIV research evidence into practice, and practice into research.” Universities Without Walls provides many e-learning modules to learn at your convenience.   . HIV Stigma 102 has been developed as a companion video that follows Stigma 101. Both… 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 »

STI Knowledge Among Lesbian and Bisexual Teenage Girls

Excerpt, via Smart Sex Resource The Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre at the UBC School of Nursing collaborated with the Centre of Innovative Health in the United States to research STI risk and prevention knowledge among young women. Online focus groups were conducted with 160 lesbian and bisexual teen girls from across the United States,… Read more »

How’s your Head? Sexual Identity, Mental Health and Substance Use Call for Submissions: Oral Presentations, Panels, Workshops, Videos, Roundtables, Readings   Summit Date: November 8-10 Location: Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus, 515 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC   Loneliness, anxiety and depression are no strangers to those of us who have been denied equal status in society. Growing… Read more »