Category: CBR Musings

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 »

PhotoVoice Study recruiting HIV+ youth

A national study on HIV and youth, based at the University of Manitoba, is recruiting participants between the ages of 15 and 29 years old, who are living with HIV. The study was originally focusing on First Nations, Inuit or Metis youth, and has now been opened also to non-aboriginal youth. Participants will be asked… 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 »

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 »

National Food Security Study: Initial BC Findings

The Food Security Study is a national community-based research study that examined the impact of food security on health outcomes of people living with HIV in Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia. This study was community-led and took place in multiple sites across the province. There were 328 HIV-positive people in BC who were interviewed by… Read more »

Webcast: Evolving issues for participants in HIV research

The sixth workshop in the 2013-2014 series of free open discussion forums for people living with HIV hosted by the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) is on evolving issues for participants in HIV research. It will focus on The changing scope of biomedical research issues Questions to consider as a researcher and as a participant… Read more »

Reminder: Building Intergenerational Gay and Bi Communities With only one week left to go, please don’t forget to RSVP and let your friends and colleagues know about Building Intergenerational Gay and Bi Communities. This event will bring together generations of gay and bi men for an all ages discussion on the topics of life course,… Read more »

Canadian AIDS Society survey on rural and remote HIV services

The Canadian  AIDS Society has launched a survey to gather information about rural and remote HIV services. The purpose of this survey is to learn more about the needs of agencies, organizations and programs that deliver HIV/AIDS services to people living in rural and remote regions of Canada. They hope that the insights gleaned from… Read more »