Category: Research

CBR Musings Blog – July 2012

Review: What’s Hot in HIV Research Research, research everywhere but what to read? Where to start? I’ve been musing about how the lovely World Wide Web makes research so much more accessible, especially with the advent of social media where news and research “find us.” I’m always interested in seeing what colleagues in the HIV/AIDS… Read more »

You are being invited to participate in a community led, community level evaluation of the STOP (“Seek and Treat for Optimal Prevention of HIV/AIDS”) Pilot Project. The STOP Community Engagement Working Group (CEWG) and Reciprocal Consulting are conducting this evaluation with AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) and Community Based Organizations across the province.  This evaluation is… Read more »

CIHR Centre for REACH Website Launch

PAN is proud to announce the new website for the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS. The Centre for REACH is a national partnership a mong people living with HIV, community-based organizations and other front-line service providers, health researchers, and federal, provincial, and regional policy makers. REACH is also the funder of and key partner… Read more »

HIV and cancers of the immune system – CATIE – News

HIV infection damages the immune system and although potent combination anti-HIV therapy, commonly called ART or HAART, is widely available in high-income countries, it can only partially restore the immune system’s competence. As a result, defects in immunity persist. Although life-threatening AIDS-related infections are now uncommon among ART users, their risk for certain cancers is… Read more »

This report summarizes findings from the performance measurement of ACAP and Hepatitis C Program projects in BC in 2010/11 and builds on a similar report prepared for 2009/10. It gives useful information for community organizations, partners and stakeholders about the diverse activities and reach of funded projects across BC. It shares what projects learned about… Read more »

Women’s HIV/AIDS Report Card Survey

Dear Friends and Colleagues, The Coalition for a Blueprint for Action on Women and Girls and HIV/AIDS has created an online survey in order to prepare an evidence-based 2012 Canadian Report Card and Backgrounder to be launched at the XIX International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Washington D.C. in July 2012.  Your input is vital towards… Read more »

PAN CBR Update – Introducing Andrea Langlois

CBR Spotlight If you are in Victoria from May 28th – 31st, check out some of the fantastic free public lectures being offered by the Universities Without Walls Spring Learning Institute: “What has HIV research done for me lately?” Monday, May 28, 2012 from 9:00am – 12:00pm Arbutus & Queenswood Room, Cadboro Commons Building, University… Read more »

Canada’s research granting agencies — Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) — are committed to fostering and maintaining an environment that supports and promotes the responsible conduct of research. On December 5, 2011, they officially launched the new Tri-Agency… Read more »

The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative, led by the CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity, is pleased to announce the following funding opportunities launched in December 2010: 1 – Operating Grant: Winter 2011 Priority Announcement (Specific Research Areas) The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative will provide funding for applications that have a primary research focus on HIV/AIDS… Read more »