Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research (CJACBR) – Call for Papers 2008

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) is calling for papers to be considered for the third issue of the Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research (CJACBR). The CJACBR is a peer-reviewed journal, published by CAAN, which welcomes contributions from any author. Innovative HIV/AIDS research articles which demonstrate the use of Aboriginal Community-Based Research (ACBR) methods or philosophy are strongly encouraged. Submissions should be prepared in a language and manner appropriate for a diverse audience.Articles will be accepted related to the following themes:

• Aboriginal community-based HIV/AIDS research and development: Either quantitative or qualitative research, community-based in design and process.
• Dissemination of Results Findings: These articles focus on results or recent findings related to Aboriginal Community Based HIV/AIDS Research.
• Commentary: Opinion pieces which speak to trends in Aboriginal community-based research, Knowledge Translation or other issues of importance to Aboriginal stakeholders.
• Emerging Issues in Aboriginal Community-based HIV/AIDS Research (ACBR): These articles focus on ground-breaking issues, findings and/or reports grounded in ACBR.
• Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession: Focus on the application of the Ownership, Control, Access and Possession principals.
• International work that includes an Aboriginal Canadian component: Articles written for an International audience about Indigenous peoples, HIV/AIDS and/or related issues. Articles must include a Canadian component.
• Stories: Personal accounts of experiences related to HIV/AIDS or accounts of successful and innovative approaches that address HIV/AIDS in Aboriginal communities.
• Student work: Students can submit articles (term papers, thesis, etc) that focus on HIV/AIDS in Aboriginal communities.

Submission Deadline: Monday, April 28, 2008 by 4:30pm EDT. Please submit manuscripts via e-mail to Randy Jackson (randyj@caan.ca). All submissions are blinded for peer-review. Priority will be given to an author of Aboriginal ancestry/background, should manuscripts of comparable quality be available.

Inquiries: Information and policies for the Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research (CJACBR) are available at www.caan.ca. Inquiries related to the suitability of manuscripts, article submission, writing style, Peer review guidelines, updates or back issues, may be directed to Renée Masching (reneem@caan.ca).

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