Tag: research

Update on PHAC’s HIV and Hepatitis C Activities

Under the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada and the Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program, the Agency currently manages separate funding programs to support the community response to HIV and hepatitis C. The projects under these programs are in the process of being extended for three years, from April 1, 2014 –… Read more »

Strategies for commissioning evaluations successfully

Is your organization interested in commissioning some evaluation work? There are many factors to consider when you decide whether to hire an external evaluator. To help guide your through this process. Jo Baulderstone has created a useful checklist for anyone commissioning an evaluation in the public sector, but is also useful for those working in other sectors. Check… Read more »

Momentum Health Study: Looking for Participants

        The Momentum Health Study is looking to increase its number of HIV-positive participants. We are a  sexual health study of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Greater Vancouver. Momentum aims to report new estimates of HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men (MSM) in… Read more »

How can you help your organization develop a comprehensive evaluation strategy? Join nonprofit consulting firm, FSG for Connecting Strategy, Evaluation, and Learning in Your Organization, a one-hour webinar that will help your organization find out how to take a more strategic approach to evaluation and learning, and provide you with a deeper understanding of what it means… Read more »

The ​Aboriginal HIV and AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre (AHA Centre) has launched a new Research Proposal Development Program. The purpose of the program is to assist Aboriginal communities, Aboriginal AIDS service organizations, and Aboriginal students interested in carrying out a research project, but who do not have the resources (human and/or financial) to prepare… Read more »

HIV-MEDIC Online Project: Seeking Research Participants

Health and social service professionals and community workers who offer services, support and followup to people living with HIV who are on treatment are invited to share this HIV-MEDIC Online Project recruitment information with their clients. Lifelong optimal adherence to antiretroviral therapy remains a major daily challenge for people living with HIV (PLHIV). Consequently, it… Read more »

CATIE’s Prevention in Focus

  Spotlight on programming and research HIV home-based testing: Potential benefits and ongoing concerns Home-based HIV tests are available in some countries. We look at home-based tests and the potential benefits and ongoing concerns surrounding them.   Views from the front lines: Home-based HIV testing We spoke to three people about their thoughts on home-based… Read more »

Following the completion of the STOP HIV/AIDS Pilot Project, the BC Ministry of Health released a document describing the province’s strategic framework for the provincial roll-out of this pilot, From Hope to Health: Towards an AIDS-Free Generation. This document provides strategic guidance for the regional health authorities on the incorporation of Treatment as Prevention (TasP)… Read more »

Community-based organizations play a critical role in the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in BC.  Over the past two years, PAN and the BC HIV/HCV Evaluation Advisory Group have been collecting the necessary data to demonstrate this community contribution through the design and implementation of the Community HIV/HCV Evaluation and Reporting Tool (CHERT). The CHERT… Read more »

The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) was created in 1992 to provide formal community input to the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN) regarding clinical research. Members review clinical trial proposals and informed consents and make recommendations to CTN’s Steering Committee. The CAC meets at least once yearly in person and up to four times yearly… Read more »

Have you ever wondered how to report the implementation process of a program or effort in a more visually engaging way? In an upcoming webinar hosted by the American Evaluation Association, Artineh Samkian and Joelle Greene will discuss how process data can be displayed in a stakeholder-friendly graphic timeline, which is an efficient and creative… Read more »