Category: Research

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Oak Tree Clinic are looking for women living with and without HIV to take part in a research study about women’s healthy aging.  This study is called the British Columbia CARMA-CHIWOS Collaboration (BCC3). Our main study inclusion criteria are that: 1)     You identify as a woman (cis and… Read more »

  CAAN and the Dr. Peter Centre will be hosting four National Dialogue sessions throughout January and February for a chance to gather to share perspectives and learnings on how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the experiences of gender-based violence amongst Indigenous Women (inclusive of Trans-women, Two-Spirit, Femme/Feminine-identifying, Genderqueer, or Non-binary, 2SLGBTQ+) who are living… Read more »

Job Posting: Research Coordinator, Making it Work Study

Position: Research Coordinator, Making it Work Study Hours of work: Minimum of 20 hours per week, and up to 37.5 hours per week depending on successful candidate’s interest / desire. Number of hours per week is flexible and will be decided on with the right candidate. At a minimum the position would be 0.5 FTE… Read more »

Thrive is a community-based research study that aims to measure trends in healthcare utilization and health outcomes among older adults living with HIV (OALHIV) over time and estimate potential gaps in care. We completed our interviews with OALHIV as well as HIV care providers this past year and are starting the Knowledge Translation Exchange phase…. Read more »

CAHR 2022 Set for April 28-May1, 2022

The annual Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) conference is scheduled for April 28-May 1, 2022, in London, Ontario. The conference will be in-person. The Message from the CAHR President helps explain the decision-making process. Excerpt from the CAHR 2022 Message from the CAHR President The annual CAHR Conference has always been a home for… Read more »

Creating a safer washroom campaign: Stakeholder consultation

  Over 7,000 people have died of an overdose in British Columbia in the past 5 years, with more than 1,500 people dying to date in 2021. Many gaps remain in preventing and responding to overdoses. One of these gaps is the uptake and implementation of overdose prevention best practices in washrooms located in both… Read more »

Trans researcher Hannah Kia is an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia’s School of Social Work. Hannah is working with a trans-led Community Advisory Board (CAB) to learn about peer support experiences for trans and gender-diverse people. The research team hopes to better understand the role of peer support in building resilience among… Read more »

Job posting: Project Coordinator, SHAWNA Project

Starting Wage: $54,705 – $64,256 per annum Status: Full-Time Job Summary The SHAWNA Project is a community-based research project focused on the experiences of cis and trans women living with HIV in accessing and navigating care, housing, social and legal supports. In particular, the SHAWNA Project is committed to ‘GIPA/MEPA’ principles of greater and meaningful… 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 »