In this KnowledgeConnect webinar, Peer Research Associates (PRAs) from the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index reflected on their experiences working on the project, and offered their thoughts on best practices to teams which include or are thinking of including PRAs in their work. These shared experiences expand on recommendations for working with and… Read more »
Each region in BC is facing its own overdose crisis within this public health emergency. Each region has its own layout of services, and the sheer land area of each region can make it difficult to support everyone who needs harm reduction services. ANKORS has been providing community care and support in the East and… Read more »
Couldn’t make the Community Based Research Centre’s Health Summit? Share in the energy and change generated. The Community Based Research Centre’s Health Summit is a longstanding source for up-to-date research and community check-in on the health of gay, bi, trans, Two-Spirit, queer (GBT2Q), and other men who have sex with men. Researchers from across Canada… Read more »
Learn what your organization can do to act on the findings of Project Inclusion, a human rights approach to HIV, HCV and overdose prevention in BC. Pivot traveled to communities in BC to speak with people coping with poverty, homelessness, and substance use about how programs and policies affect their health. Pivot’s Darcie Bennett shares… Read more »
The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) has offered leadership programming to people living with HIV in BC since 2009. To evaluate the program’s effect, we used a participatory evaluation process, where peers themselves plan, develop and implement the evaluation. This is a new approach in our community, that was very rewarding and one that should be… Read more »
This 15 minute presentation shares the results from a BC-based research survey to better understand the hepatitis C resource needs of people throughout BC. After viewing, please fill out the evaluation, as evaluation is an important part in creating interesting and relevant material. A prompt will appear at the end of the video. Thank you for… Read more »
What do you think of when you hear the word ‘evaluation’? We want to support you to see evaluation as an activity that can help you learn about your organization and its programs. Simple questions like “What works well?” and “What could we adapt in our organization to make its programs and processes even… Read more »
Community-based research (CBR) is a circular process designed to empower and inform change. It starts with community-identified needs, explores research questions, then brings findings back to community for decisions about the most important pieces learned through research and how to communicate them to a wider audience. This communication part of the CBR process is called knowledge… Read more »
Supporting Organizational Development Evaluation provides important information about how your organization is doing in meeting its goals. Establishing shared measures can provide a wider, community-based view of what is and isn’t working for organizations who have similar goals. Elayne McIvor talks about the value of shared measures, PAN’s work to establish such measures for the… Read more »
The research team from CHIWOS (Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study) shared data from their baseline Wave 1 data collected between August 2013 and May 2015. Information reflected each health authority in BC, providing information about what diverse groups of women are encountering in different regions. Learn more about the CHIWOS study and… Read more »
PAN consults with our 50+ members and community stakeholders on an annual basis to measure our work and set targets for the coming year. This is the results from the 2015 PAN Members’ & Stakeholders’ Survey.
In the fall of 2016, we offered webinars to showcase ongoing projects. This is an update on the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index.