Community-based sexual health research with marginalized and HIV affected communities: Strategies for translating research to policy and practice

May 15,2018 | Consortium_staff Webinars

KT Connects Webinar Series
Date(s): April 27, 2018
Presented by: Kate Shannon

As part of the KT Connects Webinar Series, this webinar focused on developing knowledge translation (KT) strategies in research with marginalized communities including integrated KT within community-based research.

The presenter discussed target audiences and strategies to ensure that research reaches policy makers and practice leaders. Examples from community-based research projects with sex workers and women living with HIV and case examples in policy engagement were also discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss KT examples in partnering with marginalized communities
  • Describe how to develop KT strategies to share research with policy makers, practice leaders and knowledge users

Dr. Kate Shannon is an Associate Professor, Director of the Gender and Sexual Health program and Canada Research Chair in Global Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS at UBC. Her work has contributed to evidence-based policy guidelines and expert evidence, including interventions at the Supreme Court of Canada and expert testimony at the BC Missing Women’s Commission Inquiry. She has provided expert consultation to WHO, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA and Global Commission on HIV and the Law.

All webinars in this series are recorded and archived along with supplemental resources.

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