Category: Research

The Dr. Peter Centre is leading a bilingual National COVID Vaccine Community of Practice to support agencies in facilitating ongoing knowledge translation and exchange for both the people they serve and the frontline workers who serve them, in addition to providing a repository of information frameworks for developing structures and processes, strategies for engaging stakeholders,… Read more »

Looking for participants over the age of 55! Indigenous Self-Identified Women 55+ living with HIV who consume Cannabis To find out more about the community engagement session, and if you are eligible to participate, please contact: Claudette Cardinal [email protected] or text/call 778-875-9717 Mary Vaccaro [email protected] or text/call 905-933-9150

Changes in Leadership at the HIV Legal Network

This news comes from the HIV Legal Network newsletter. Stay up to date with the HIV Legal Network by subscribing here. After nearly 28 years of involvement with the organization, 14 of them as Executive Director, our own Richard Elliott is stepping down and moving on to new adventures — though we know him well… Read more »

  We are excited to share that I’m Ready, a major HIV self-testing research program has launched from REACH Nexus, which is the same research team that got Canada’s first HIV self-test approved last November. I’m Ready’s goals are to reach people who are undiagnosed, get them connected to care, and to learn through the research how… Read more »

Thrive Project seeks participants

Thrive is a Community-Based Research study that aims to measure trends in healthcare utilization and health outcomes among older adults living with HIV (OALHIV) over time and estimate potential gaps in care. Learn more      

The Public Health Agency of Canada wants your help to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected access to services for the care and prevention of HIV, hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI). We also want to know how access to drug treatment and harm reduction services (such as addictions… Read more »

A new study wanting to talk to people about their thoughts about different testing options for sexually-transmitted and blood-borne infections is seeking participants for a focus group. Right now, they are recruiting for two priority populations – gay, bi and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) and people from the African, Caribbean, and Black… Read more »

Equitable online access for information sharing

Starting in 2020, because of restrictions on in-person gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, many services and opportunities in communities shifted to online formats. While many in the disability community celebrated digital adoption for creating accessible opportunities for many folks that could only access online services, we know that many in-person services and programs became inaccessible… Read more »

Relationships between community-based organizations and researchers are very important. We know that having strong, respectful and reciprocal relationships are crucial in doing our work. However, it can be tough to know exactly what steps to take to move these relationships forward when researchers approach community-based organizations to work together. These relationships include a lot of moving pieces, important conversations and meeting each other where… Read more »

Peer leadership in research and evaluation

One of the core values of our approach to research at PAN is “Meaningful Engagement and GIPA/MEPA”. In practice, this means that people with lived experiences (sometimes known as peers) must be engaged in research at all points in the process, including being actively engaged in developing and leading research. One way that this has shown up in our work… Read more »