Category: CBR Musings

Are you a community researcher or peer researcher living with HIV? We are conducting focus groups to better understand how COVID-19 has impacted your life and community-based research (CBR) employment experiences. We want to hear from people whose employment as peer researchers has been positively or negatively impacted, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic…. Read more »

Date: June 16, 2022 Time: 12 noon Pacific time Our Health Matters: Indian Trans Men and Transmasculine Health is a mixed-methods community-based participatory research project on the social determinants of transmasculine people’s mental health and access to care in India. In this talk, Dr. Ayden Scheim and Shaman Gupta discuss research gaps in transmasculine health,… Read more »

  Are you a community connector? Are you someone with lived experience of homelessness? Or have you dealt with the challenges of housing insecurity? Are you interested in the role that data and information about Indigenous homelessness have in providing culturally safe, quality and affordable services? The research team is looking for people who share… Read more »

    Position: Peer Research Associate (PRA), Making it Work Project Status: This is a temporary, part-time position that consists of 3 hours/week Contract: 6 months (March 1, 2022 – August 31, 2022; with the possibility of extension) Remuneration: The salary for this position is $325/month (with two pay periods in a month) before all required… Read more »

Interested in Community-based HIV/AIDS and STBBI research? Looking for research funding? Join us to learn about the Indigenous and General stream application process for the HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research Funding Opportunities (Catalyst and Operating). This interactive webinar will support participants to build a strong application through: – Guidance from successful grantees – Insights from… Read more »

British Columbia 2SLGBTQ+ Aging Needs Assessment

  Thank you for taking the time to read this invitation to participate in an interview. We need to learn more about the needs of Two-Spirit/ Lesbian/ Gay/Bisexual/ Transgender/ Queer Plus (2SLGBTQ+) older adults in British Columbia. Our study seeks to document the housing, health, community, and financial needs of 2SLGBTQ+ seniors in British Columbia…. Read more »

  We are excited to share with you a report summarizing findings from four Members’ and Allies’ surveys conducted in 2015-2018. This report includes a summary of the feedback we received over these years and our actions to adapt, change and improve PAN’s services and programs based on this feedback. The Annual Members’ and Allies’… Read more »

via CAAN The next Wise Practices and Skills Building Gathering is May 18-20, 2022. Abstract deadline is February 14, 2022.  The Wise Practices Gathering is hosted by CAAN and the AHA Centre in support of Community-Based HIV Research (CBR) by and with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Canada. The very first Gathering was… Read more »

Introducing Personal Experiences of Stigma Survey

The Personal Experiences of Stigma Survey has been a result of almost 2 years of work by a group of PAN partners, allies and community members who are working on stigma reduction across different fields. This working group emerged from conversations between PAN and the Community Action Initiative (CAI) about the potential benefits of having… Read more »

The Year in Review, 2020-21

  Message from PAN Leadership   The theme of this year’s PAN annual report is Doubling Down in Dual Public Health Emergencies.  When talking about the theme for this year’s report and our upcoming AGM. (Register now), we wanted to convey both the challenges facing our sector and communities, but also the strength and resilience of the… Read more »

Equitable online access for information sharing

Starting in 2020, because of restrictions on in-person gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, many services and opportunities in communities shifted to online formats. While many in the disability community celebrated digital adoption for creating accessible opportunities for many folks that could only access online services, we know that many in-person services and programs became inaccessible… Read more »

Peer leadership in research and evaluation

One of the core values of our approach to research at PAN is “Meaningful Engagement and GIPA/MEPA”. In practice, this means that people with lived experiences (sometimes known as peers) must be engaged in research at all points in the process, including being actively engaged in developing and leading research. One way that this has shown up in our work… Read more »