Concepts, Definitions and Models for Community-Based HIV Prevention Research

By Dan Allman, T. Myers and R. Cockerill.
HIV Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit
University of Toronto, 1997.

"This report provides a brief history of community-based research in Canada, defines the term community and describes the role of community in HIV prevention research. It examines different types and forms or research, and explores some traditions of community involvement in research, particularly action research, participatory research and participatory action research. Additionally, this report investigates a community-based approach to research methodology and community participation including, advocacy, partnerships, research roles, knowledge creation, dissemination, barriers, limitations, benefits and advantages. Finally the report presents a model for decision-making and a planning guide for community-based HIV prevention research."

    COMMUNITY.PDF (English version) [This document is 29.2 MB!]

    COMMUNAUTAIRE.PDF (French version) [This document is 49.5 MB!]