Category: Research

Still Here Canada Wide Survey

  Still Here is a Canada wide survey celebrating the resilience of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and two-spirit (LGBTQTS) community. It is administered by the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia. The survey covers a wide range of topics concerning the mental wellbeing of LGBTQ2S people – including knowledge, attitudes,… Read more »

Still Here Project Seeks Research Participants

Participate in research! If you are a gay, bisexual or queer man living with HIV and have experienced thoughts of killing yourself after your HIV diagnosis, we would like to invite you to participate in the Still Here project. The Still Here project is a photo based project that aims to dispel the stigma surrounding… Read more »

Are you a health or social service provider? If so, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is interested in hearing from you about your learning and professional development needs related to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs), sexual health and harm reduction in Canada. Our online survey should take between 10-15 minutes to complete and… Read more »

The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) is presenting the 27th annual conference on HIV and AIDS research in Vancouver from April 26-29, 2018. This conference is an interesting mix of basic and clinical science; epidemiology and public health; as well as social sciences. The call for abstracts has been released and deadline for abstract… Read more »

CAHR-CANFAR Excellence in Research Awards

The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) has launched the 2018 CAHR – CANFAR Excellence in Research Awards.  This program is intended to “highlight and celebrate the contributions of Canadian researchers in HIV/AIDS research in Canada and internationally”, and includes community-based researchers. Up to five awards are awarded each year at the CAHR conference; the 2018 CAHR… Read more »

Discrimination in health care settings creates barriers to reaching the prevention and 90-90-90 targets. UNAIDS is seeking examples of good practice in reducing all forms of discrimination in health care settings. Submissions will provide an opportunity to review best practices in reducing discrimination and to inform the Thematic Segment background note and discussions. Specifically, UNAIDS… Read more »

Y-track Phase 6 is now live on Canada.ca Y-Track (formerly E-SYS, Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth) is an enhanced surveillance system that monitors rates of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) as well as the associated risk behaviours in the Canadian street youth population. Information is collected through cross-sectional surveys conducted periodically at sentinel… Read more »

Positive Plus One Study Still Recruiting

Still looking for participants!  Researchers from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, in collaboration with physicians and AIDS Service organizations from across the country, are conducting a national study of people in serodiscordant relationships. As HIV rates have stabilized, HIV-positive individuals are living longer lives. More and more people today are in relationships where only… Read more »

  The best CBR is done when community members work closely with researchers who have strong training in methodologies, and when academics work closely with community members who understand the needs/concerns of populations most affected by HIV as well as the challenges of delivering programs and services. Through this process, communities learn more about research… Read more »

Surveying the Community Response to Overdose

  As is sadly evident, the overdose crisis is still going strong. The Community Action Initiative (CAI) is looking for input from people working in community-based organizations that are responding to the overdose crisis. They have developed a short survey to gather information from community based organizations that are experiencing the impact of overdose.  … Read more »

You don’t often think of the words “data” and “party” in the same context, but at PAN we’re actively pursuing ways to make research exciting and relevant. To that end, we’ve now held two data parties for our community-based research study, Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH). A “data party” is simply a gathering of people… Read more »