Category: Community-Based Research

NORTH AMERICAN HOUSING & HIV/AIDS RESEARCH SUMMIT VIII SEPTEMBER 14 – 16, 2015, Washington, DC The scope of Summit VIII is expanded to include the full range of social drivers of HIV, including poverty, housing status, food security, employment, incarceration, race/ethnicity, behavioral health issues, stigma and intimate partner violence. What impact do these drivers have… Read more »

We are thrilled to announce that Jaydee Cossar will be joining the Pacific AIDS Network team as the Positive Leadership Development (PLDI) & Stigma Index Project Manager. Jaydee has been an active contributor in the non-profit sector for a number of years. As a peer support advocate and project manager for the Peer Action Support… Read more »

REACH 2.0 Program Science in Practice Event

Join the REACH 2.0 Team for its Program Science in Practice Event, a CAHR 2015 Ancillary Event being held on April 30th, 2015 from 9am – 4pm Program science is quickly becoming recognized as a key approach to designing, implementing and evaluating effective, efficient, evidenced based interventions. With its emphasis on collaboration between the science that studies… Read more »

Sex Now Survey: The Next Generation

Most of you will be familiar with the Sex Now Survey. This year, Sex Now: The Next Generation is probing the range of experiences that end up affecting our health through several generations of gay and bisexual men. As you already know, health status is rooted in our personal slice of history. We want to… Read more »

Wednesday, April 8th @2:00pm EST It’s show time! Join the 5th edition of our online talk show “What’s hot with PRAs in Canada” for peer researchers and those who work with them.   Our host: James Watson from the Ontario HIV Treatment Network and contributor to the unique online resource The Learning Place where everybody can… Read more »

Wednesday, March 18th, 11:00AM – 12:00PM PST Hosted by Jamie Reschny (University of Northern BC), this online colloquium will provide an overview of Jamie’s research, which assesses the comprehensiveness of HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people who inject drugs (PWID) in Northern BC. By participating, you will have an opportunity to discuss potential… Read more »

REACH 2.0 research centre launches new website

REACH 2.0 is a nation-wide, innovative, virtual laboratory for intervention research, participatory evaluation, and applied program science in HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, and other sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections. This research centre is a partnership that includes people living with HIV/AIDS, community based organizations, front-line service providers, health researchers, and federal, provincial, and regional policy makers…. Read more »

CANOC Call for Community Investigators

The Canadian HIV Observational Cohort (CANOC) Collaboration is currently seeking qualified individuals to join our team as Community Investigators. The CANOC Community Investigator will meet with a CANOC Principal Investigator 3-4 times yearly, commit up to 12 hours/year of teleconferences, work independently on a CANOC research project. Skype calls will be coordinated for individuals in rural… Read more »

The Research Coordinator (located at the University of Victoria) will provide consultation and assist with developing, implementing and analysing research projects in the areas of HIV clinical trials and intervention research. Responsibilities may include but are not necessarily limited to the following: performing literature searches and literature syntheses; maintaining current and accurate databases; meeting and… Read more »

Job Posting: PLDI & Stigma Index Project Manager (Vancouver)

Positive Leadership Development Institute™ & Stigma Index Project Manager (Full-time, Vancouver) The Pacific AIDS Network is looking for a motivated and dynamic individual to oversee all activities of two of our most exciting programs – the Positive Leadership Development Institute™ and the HIV Stigma Index study. This new role at the Pacific AIDS Network presents… Read more »

Andrea is a former staff member of PAN. Andrea Langlois was PAN’s Director of Community-Based Research.    What first piqued your interest in HIV research? Previous to working at PAN, I enjoyed a 6 year stint at AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) as their Manager of Communications, Community Relations and Research. While in that role, I… Read more »

Rethinking ASOs? Project Report Now Available

The community-based response to HIV/AIDS has evolved significantly over the past 30 years. From bake sales to AIDS walks, from kitchen table meetings to board rooms, from helplines to one-stop health centers, and, in some cases, from HIV-only to integrated services, the response to the epidemic itself has shifted. These shifts are due in part… Read more »