Category: Community-Based Research

What is the CIHR CBR Collaborative? The CIHR CBR Collaborative (a program of REACH) is a vibrant and sustainable national network fostering rigorous, relevant community-based research that will improve the health and well-being of people affected by HIV/AIDS across Canada. In order to strengthen regional partnerships and community voice, the CBR Collaborative conducts regional consultations to identify research and CBR capacity-building… Read more »

Guest post by J. Craig Phillips, Jack Boomer, and Leanne M. Currie. This post originally appeared on the Centre for Addictions Research of BC’s Matters of Substance blog. Kevan (name changed) participated in one of two participatory focus groups held in Victoria and Vancouver in the spring of 2013 to provide advice on helping create… Read more »

PAN’s Mental Health, Substance Use, HIV and HCV Research Team has been planning a research project focusing on the role of community-based organizations in implementing and adapting “best practice” models of frontline care – including case management, community development and community capacity building. As part of the planning stages of this project titled: Making it… Read more »

CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE: An AIDS-free Generation: What will it take? Part 2: Tackling the Structural & Social Determinants of Health Join us as we engage in an evening of dialogue and debate focused on how tackling the structural and social determinants of health is an essential component of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic. This event is free… Read more »

  Questionnaire: CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative Strategic Plan (2015-2020)/Sondage au sujet du plan stratégique de l’Initiative de recherche sur le VIH/sida des IRSC (2015-2020)              *Le français suit l’anglaisDear: HIV/AIDS stakeholders, We need your input! The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) HIV/AIDS Research Initiative is developing a new strategic plan for 2015-2020 and we… Read more »

Moving Mountains will bring together a diverse group of people who are interested in working together to address HIV/AIDS in northern British Columbia through community based research. The conference will begin with a free community event that will be open to the public on the eveniing of June 17. We invite anyone interested in HIV… Read more »

The CANARY Study is nation-wide study, led by Lynda Balneaves (UBC School of Nursing) is examining the impact of the regulatory changes on patient access to cannabis for medical purposes, as well as the impact on health outcomes and health care utilization. The study will focus on patients living with acute or chronic health conditions,… Read more »

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 »