Category: CBR Musings

    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 »

At the beginning of May PAN will be launching a new way to explore research and evaluation in what we are affectionately calling the Treehouse, where we will provide research and evaluation inspiration and capacity-building products for you and your team PAN’s team actively works on both research studies and evaluation projects and we have… Read more »

As we head into a new fiscal year and welcome the onset of spring, we would like to take a moment to update members and allies on our work in light of the continuing dictates of COVID. On an operational level, PAN’s own programs and services continue to be impacted as both BC and Canada… Read more »

New website from REACH: REACH Nexus

  REACH has launched a new website for REACH Nexus! “REACH Nexus is an ambitious national research group working on how to address HIV, Hepatitis C, and other STBBIs (sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections) in Canada.”  The new site includes information about projects and initiatives happening through REACH across Canada, as well as information about… Read more »