Category: Research

  From Women and Gender Equality Canada Pacific Region  Women and Gender Equality Canada is inviting: Organizations with experience working on gender-based violence (GBV) issues that meet all the eligibility requirements to submit a proposal for funding. This call for proposals is comprised of two funding streams.   Stream 1: Promising Practices The objective of this… Read more »

Apply for AHA Centre Community Engagement Fund

  The AHA Centre is launching another funding call for the Community Engagement Fund. The Community Engagement Fund is a strategy plan to increase dependable access and support to Community-Based Research in Indigenous communities. They are currently seeking applications for this very quick turnaround and timeline. Amount available: up to $10,000 per application Deadline for… Read more »

PAN’s Research and Evaluation Department Changes

We wanted to reach out and share some changes happening within PAN’s Research and Evaluation Department.   First of all, Janice Duddy is leaving PAN. She has been working with us since 2013 and in the Director of Evaluation and Research role since 2016. With the important partnerships that Janice has helped build over the last… Read more »

Survey on 2SLGBTQQIA+ Peoples’ Experiences at the Pharmacy

  The PRIDE-RX (Promoting 2SLGBTQQIA+ Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Pharmacy Education) team at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences wants to hear from you!  The mandate of PRIDE-RX is to integrate sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE) content throughout all four years of the UBC Entry-to-Practice Doctor of… Read more »

Courtney is Research Trainee with the Making it Work Community Based Research Study. What Sparked your Interest in Working in the HIV or hepatitis C community? I have always been motivated to work in an advocacy role. Through my experiences with addiction and healing, I understand how harmful stigma can be. I hope I can… Read more »

  We want to hear from you! The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) and the Federation of Community Social Services of BC (FCSSBC) are working on a labour market strategy called the Social Services Training and Education Plan to reduce the stress and burnout that community social service workers face in an increasingly… Read more »

  Last year, researchers at the University of British Columbia conducted a pilot study to determine the possible reasons for vaccine hesitancy among folks attending the AIDS Vancouver grocery program. Researchers now want to elaborate on this study and assess the level of hesitancy and its association with vaccine uptake among folks with HIV provincially…. Read more »

Alicia is a Peer Research Associate with the Making it Work Community Based Research Study. What Sparked your Interest in Working in the HIV or hepatitis C community? I was diagnosed with hepatitis in 2017 and connected to an online community with others who had hepatitis C as well. I realized that there were hardly… Read more »

Submit Your Abstract to CAHR

Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 32nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research   Topics fall under CAHR’s four tracks: Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences and Social Sciences. An additional oral abstract session will once again be offered with a focus on Key Populations. For information on the subjects within… Read more »

  From the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS: Thrive Research Report: Policy and Care Recommendations   Older adults living with HIV (i.e., age ≥50) now constitute over 50% of all people accessing HIV treatment in BC. As older adults living with HIV (OALHIV) age, the need for supportive care in non-acute settings, including home… Read more »

  November 16, 2022 12:00 PM Pacific time CGSHE Speaker Series talk with Dr. Eileen Pitpitan Dr. Pitpitan is a UBC Visiting Faculty at CGSHE and an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at San Diego State University. She is a trained social psychologist and quantitative methodologist. She has over 10 years of… Read more »

Year in Review, 2021-22

  “We want to acknowledge the work and effort of our member organizations year over year: we see you. We hear you. Thank you for carrying on and inspiring us. We know that you are working in the face of some profound challenges.” — Executive Director’s Message   Excerpt from Executive Director’s Message: Peers, allies… Read more »