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 ( 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 Inquiries related to the suitability of manuscripts, article submission, writing style, Peer review guidelines, updates or back issues, may be directed to Renée Masching (

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