Category: Research

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 »

What a Year It Was!

Casting the traditional fiscal year aside, the calendar shows 2019 was an amazing year with you all. Thank you to everyone who walked through the months, events, and issues with us. PAN and our members continued to do critical social justice work in every corner of the province throughout 2019.  Some social change and equity… Read more »

On the eve of the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, the Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE) published a new report based on nine years of research evaluating the impact of Canada’s end-demand sex work laws on sex workers’ safety, health and human rights. December 2019 marks five years since… Read more »

  To our valued community partners, Over the past 30 years, the CTN has built a world-class national infrastructure that ensures Canadian HIV researchers collaborate locally and internationally to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV, train the next generation ofHIV researchers, and lead cutting edge clinical research in HIV, hepatitis C (HCV) and… Read more »

Journal of Indigenous HIV Research

The Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative (AHA Centre) has released the Journal of Indigenous HIV Research, Volume 10. This volume includes: A Culturally Specific Approach: Developing A Métis Methodology for HIV Research Graphic Facilitation as a Tool to Guide Community-Based Research on Indigenous Boys’ and ​Men’s Sexual Health The WoW Gathering: A Land-Based Positive Action… Read more »

BC Substance Use Conference 2020

“Changing Practice, Changing Policy” –  BC Substance Use Conference 2020   Date: June 4 – 6, 2020 Location: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver Hotel, 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver, on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people.   From the conference posting: We are in the midst of a longstanding crisis of drug-related… Read more »

Date: Wednesday January 22, 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific time This webinar will recap some of the highlights of last year’s Summit, a conference for Queer Men’s health hosted by Darren Ho and and Jose Patiño-Gomez of Community Based Research Centre. In its 15th iteration in 2019, the theme was ‘Queering Healthcare Access and Accessibility’… Read more »

Scholarships and Awards at CAHR

If you’re hoping to attend next spring’s Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) Conference in Quebec City April 30 – May 30, 2020, you might want to see if you qualify for any of the scholarships or awards available. These are some of the options. See Scholarships and Awards page for complete information Community Scholarships… Read more »