The Project Background: Our project is intended to learn more about how Indigenous Trans/ Gender Diverse people who are living with or affected by HIV/HCV and co-infection are impacted and what this means in terms of providing appropriate supports and services. We also want to identify important features and provide communities with Indigenous-specific recommended solutions… Read more »

CAAN Trans National Project Focus Group

FOCUS GROUP Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network Trans National Project WE NEED YOUR INPUT!!!!! The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) will be conducting focus groups in: Halifax, Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver. These focus groups are open to the Indigenous Trans community. We will explore how current realities directly impact access to care, community supports, and a stigma-free… Read more »

Join the Aboriginal HIV and AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre (AHA Centre) on Coast Salish Territory for our Wise Practices Gathering! This premier event brings together Aboriginal People Living with and Affected by HIV and AIDS (APHAs), academic and community researchers, government and policy workers, health care workers and students to discuss current Aboriginal HIV… Read more »

May is National Aboriginal Hepatitis C Awareness Month

BC EVENTS Date: May 31, 2015 Time: 12:00 – 4:00pm Location: Britannia Community Centre, 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver Co-hosted by: BC Centre for Disease Control, World Hepatitis Day Vancouver Planning Committee, First Nation Health Authority, HepCBC Hepatitis C Education & Prevention Society, Pacific Hepatitis C Network, Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth & Families, and… Read more »

Are you are Aboriginal living with and or affected by HIV/AIDS and live in Victoria/surrounding area and want to meet and share with other people who understands the struggles that encompass that? Then come to a storytelling/sharing circle hosted in Victoria by the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network for the Family Matters project February 10th and… Read more »

Job Posting – Full Time Contract Position – CAAN

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), in partnership with the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR); CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN); CIHR Centre for REACH (REACH); and the CIHR Social Research Centre for HIV Prevention (SRC), is seeking a full-time Research Coordinator for the Refining the Research Response: An Aboriginal HIV and AIDS Research… Read more »

CAAN job posting: Family Matters Research Coordinator

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) in partnership with the University of Victoria and an excellent national community-based research team is seeking a full-time Research Coordinator for the Family Matters: Informing a family-based model of care with Aboriginal families affected by HIV research project. The aim of this project is to engage with Aboriginal families… Read more »

Last week, almost 70 individuals from around the province joined the Pacific AIDS network in Richmond for a lively 2-day event called Knowledge to Action: Strategic Directions for Community-Based Research (K2A2013). The enthusiasm and engagement from the diverse participants – from peer research associates, to community-based organization representatives, to academic researchers, and others – reminded me… Read more »

Are you a leader? APHA Leadership Research Consultation

Seeking Aboriginal people living with HIV and AIDS to attend an APHA Leadership Research Consultation   The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) is in the process of seeking Aboriginal people living with HIV and AIDS (APHAs) to actively participate in a one-day research planning meeting on March 23, 2013. We especially encourage applications from: men… Read more »