Category: Research

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 »

Regional Health Reports from CBRC

From CBRC For nearly 20 years, the Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) has been conducting community-based research on the health of gay, bi, and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM). We are committed to sharing our findings with our research partners and participants. We have the stats and we’d like to share them with… 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 »

This survey is designed for individuals living with HIV/HCV/STBBIs in Canada who have participated in or may be interested in accessing rehabilitation and wellness services/programs at community-based HIV organizations. Realize would love to hear about your experiences, preferences and needs accessing these services and programs at community-based HIV/HCV/STBBI organizations.  This anonymous survey will help Realize… Read more »

Please complete a short survey on BC Patient Priorities

BC patients and primary care providers invited to shape future research Have you ever been to a family doctor or a walk-in clinic in BC? If so, the British Columbia Primary Health Care Research Network (BC-PHCRN) would like to hear from you. This applies to caregivers too! The PREFeR (PRioritiEs For Research) Project is carrying out… Read more »

  What is LHIVE Healthy? LHIVE Healthy is web-based research conducted across Canada. It aims to evaluate if tailored web-based interventions are effective to help people living with HIV (PLHIV) make healthy choices like smoke less, do more physical activity and eat better. Making such choices helps to reduce the risk of developing other diseases… Read more »