“How Much Is Enough? Fair Compensation for Peer Researchers in Health Research?”
People with lived experience in HIV and other health struggles are often encouraged to participate in a variety of roles in community-based research these days. However, developing an appropriate compensation plan is difficult considering the many determinants of health such as income, ethnicity, age and others that may affect peer researchers. Are Canadian standards possible? What are good practices? Where are we falling short or reaching forward?
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Community-Based Research Coordinator with the Coalition des organismes communautaires québécois de lutte contre le SIDA (COCQ-SIDA) and the CIHR CBR Collaborative: A Program of REACH.
Project Research Coordinator for Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT)’s CIHR-funded research project: CHAMP “Community Champions HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project.”
Associate Professor with the School of Social Work at the University of Northern British Columbia
Director of Community-Based Research with Pacific AIDS Network, in partnership with the CIHR CBR Collaborative Centre: A Program of REACH