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This protocol can be applied to research projects focused on the epidemiology of the disease, interventions and implementation of strategies which aim to reduce the impact of HIV among Indigenous peoples. This is also a flexible tool that can be adapted to accommodate the specific needs of research teams in local territories.
In the fall of 2005, CAAN started to reflect on how it was doing research. The thinking was the organization might benefit from having one group to advise on the research work of the organization. Those invited would:
An Elder is a First Nation or Métis person or Inuk who follows a traditional or spiritual
path to safeguard customs, language and culture for the coming seven generations. An
Elder has the respect of the people, earned by “walking the talk” in all aspects of life.
The AHA Centre 2.0 is poised to be more effective by maximizing investments available in Indigenous HIV and AIDS research by drawing even more community and academic leaders into research in both underdeveloped and highly engaged regions in Canada.