Tag: research

The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) funds much of the HIV/AIDS related research in Canada, including community based research. Below is a list of upcoming opportunities related to HIV/AIDS. Please visit the CIHR website for a full list of opportunities as some projects may also be able to apply for different funds. Planning and… Read more »

Summer Review of What’s Hot in HIV Research

Welcome to the Pacific AIDS Network’s summer review of What’s HOT in HIV Research! In this edition we are going to take a look at contributions by our organization and some of our partners to the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) 2014 Conference in St. John’s Newfoundland. 1. Peer Leadership Training for Positive Women… Read more »

The BC and Yukon Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society is pleased to announce that the 2014 Evaluation in the Health Sector conference is being held in Vancouver, BC on Friday, November 21, 2014. Its focus is on health sector evaluations in the Lower Mainland. Who should attend?  Evaluation professionals, members of academia, program managers, students… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and McLaren Housing Society of BC are undertaking a two-year, mixed-method evaluation of McLaren’s Howe Street residential program to determine the impact of a supportive housing intervention on HIV treatment outcomes. They are currently seeking two Peer Research Associates (PRAs) to provide administrative and research support and facilitate… Read more »

Guest post by J. Craig Phillips, Jack Boomer, and Leanne M. Currie. This post originally appeared on the Centre for Addictions Research of BC’s Matters of Substance blog. Kevan (name changed) participated in one of two participatory focus groups held in Victoria and Vancouver in the spring of 2013 to provide advice on helping create… Read more »

Since 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have successfully mobilized global action around a set of important social priorities, ranging from poverty, disease, unmet schooling, gender inequality and environmental degradation. While substantial progress has been made in achieving the MDGs, there is global agreement that the fight to address such social issues must continue beyond 2015. In… Read more »

The Collective Impact Forum is hosting an upcoming webcast on how to evaluate collective impact initiatives. Specifically, the webcast will include: Guidance on assessing the progress, effectiveness, and impact of collective impact efforts Approaches to learning and evaluation Practitioner experiences Q&A with the panelists If you are currently engaged in a collective impact effort, or… Read more »

CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE: An AIDS-free Generation: What will it take? Part 2: Tackling the Structural & Social Determinants of Health Join us as we engage in an evening of dialogue and debate focused on how tackling the structural and social determinants of health is an essential component of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic. This event is free… Read more »

  Questionnaire: CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative Strategic Plan (2015-2020)/Sondage au sujet du plan stratégique de l’Initiative de recherche sur le VIH/sida des IRSC (2015-2020)              *Le français suit l’anglaisDear: HIV/AIDS stakeholders, We need your input! The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) HIV/AIDS Research Initiative is developing a new strategic plan for 2015-2020 and we… Read more »

The mission of the BC HIV/HCV Evaluation Advisory Group is to: (i) ensure the best HIV/HCV programming for people living-with or at-risk of HIV/HCV; (ii) build a culture of evaluation and research; and increase (iii) evaluation capacity in all HIV/HCV service providers and funders in BC. The Advisory Group is composed of program managers and Executive… Read more »

Join the Collective Impact Online Community!

FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions are inviting you to join the Collective Impact Forum – the place for those interested in collective impact — from nonprofits, to funders, to people in government, to business leaders, and others — to come together to share challenges, problem-solve, and learn from each other. Some of you may… Read more »

PAN member organizations are being invited to assist in recruiting participants for a Canadian study that seeks to understand the range of services that people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) are using when facing health challenges due to HIV. Knowing the range of health conditions that PHAs are living with, the types of health challenges they… Read more »