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2020

All

"How to Have Sex in an
Epidemic Redux:
Reinforcing HIV Prevention
in the COVID‐19
Pandemic"

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work - U of T

Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society

2020

All

Celebrating 30 years of the CTN

Canadian HIV/AIDS Treatment Network (CTN)

For the last 30 years, the CTN has played a central role in driving Canada’s HIV research efforts by uniting researchers to develop treatments, preventions, and a cure for HIV and related health conditions

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2015

All

Are we getting close to a cure for HIV/AIDS? How Canadian researchers are helping defeat the disease

Canadian Institues of Health Research (CIHR)

Interview transcript with Dr. Marc Ouellette, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity who discusses how Canada is contributing to the global effort to end HIV/AIDS.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. Catherine Worthington

University of Victoria - School of Public Health & Social Policy

Dr. Catherine Worthington, Making Connections School of Public Health and Social Policy

Dr. Worthington’s modus operandi is networking—connecting people and projects in the HIV community to enhance the research experience and the end results. The networks are “open and active,” she explains, “We are trying to promote, mentor, and bring together people from community, research and policy to do ...

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. David Brennan

University of Toronto - Faculty of Social Work

Taking Cues from the Community

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2015

All

CTAC TALKS: HEPATITIS C IN CANADA

CTAC (Canadian Treatment Action Council)

CTAC Policy Researcher, Adam Cook, discusses the prevalence, cure and accessibility of treatment for people living with hepatitis C in Canada.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2015

All

The Quest for the HIV Cure: Is there hope for a cure?

CanCure

Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise and the global effort to conquer HIV

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. Zabrina Brumme

Simon Fraser University-Faculty of Health Sciences

Finding Predictability in the unpredictable

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. James Blanchard

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Health Sciences

A Pragmatic Science

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. Jeffrey Joy

British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

People and Populations: The HIV and HCV Research

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2018

All

Tuberculosis in Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

This article presents an epidemiological summary of the active TB disease cases reported from 2006 to 2016, with a focus on 2016. Treatment outcomes for cases diagnosed in 2015 are also presented.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2016

Men who have sex with Men (MSM)

At the Interface exploring theory in the practice of gay men’s health

Community Based Research Centre

Theoretical frameworks and key concepts within the scope of gay men’s health.

Non-governmental organization, Healthcare providers

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. Hugo Soudeyns

Universite de Montreal

HIV and HCV in Mother and Child

Dr. Hugo Soudeyns, Professor at Université de Montréal and researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine, has been involved with HIV research since the early years of its emergence. He has seen a considerable amount change over this time, from knowing little about the virus at the outset to the ...

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2016

All

Antimicrobial Resistance of Gonococcal Infections (AMR-GC): Postcard

Public Health Agency of Canada

What you need to know and what you can do to prevent Antimicrobial resistance in Gonococcal infections

Healthcare providers

2014

All

HIV/AIDS Epi-Update: HIV/AIDS Among Aboriginal People in Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

Preventing the spread of extensively drug-resistant gonorrhea

Healthcare providers, Government

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. Michel J. Tremblay

Universite Laval

AIDS: Existing Treatments Are Not Effective Enough

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2010

Women

Perinatal HIV Transmission in Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

Routine surveillance of HIV among pregnant mothers and infants in Canada.

Healthcare providers

2014

Men who have sex with Men (MSM)

Sex Now Across Canada: Highlights from the Sex Now Survey by Province

Community Based Research Centre

Highlights from the Sex Now survey by province

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2014

All

Knowledge and Awarenes of HIV: key findings from the 2012 HIV/AIDS Attitudinal Tracking Survey

Public Health Agency of Canada


The Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada focuses on preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS, slowing its progression, and improving the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS. As a horizontal initiative, it leverages a collaborative approach by the Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Correctional Service of Canada, along with provincial and territorial governments, non-governmental organizations, researchers, health care professionals, and people living with, and vulnerable to, HIV/AIDS.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. Andrew Mouland

McGill University

Addressing determinants of STBBI among street-involved youth
Fact Sheet: Experiences with the criminal justice system

Fact Sheet: Access to health services

Fact Sheet: Education and Employment

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2016

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

H.A.N.D

Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN)

Sharing research on the effects of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND).
Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco interviews an esteemed panel of researchers about recent studies of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. Rupert Kaul

University of Toronto, Department of Medicine

Immune Correlates of HIV Susceptibility

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2016

All

CTAC Therapeutic Review

Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC)

Response to CADTH therapeutic review, drugs for chronic hepatitis C infection

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2013

Men who have sex with Men (MSM)

A view into the health of HIV-negative gay men in Vancouver

Canadian Institues of Health Research (CIHR)

This is a report from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Team for the Study of Acute HIV Infection in Gay Men. It presents data from interviews and questionnaires completed by HIV-negative study partici-pants between June 2011 and March 2013.

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2016

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

Impact of Polypharmacy on Older Adults

Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC)

Polypharmacy is defined as the concurrent use of five or more medications. This document addresses the issue, risks, and tools for mitigating the effects of polypharmacy among older adults living with HIV

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2014

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

CTN Community Advisory Committee

Canadian HIV Trails Network- CTN

Maggie Atkinson, CAC’s first chair, tells the story of CAC’s formation in 1993, its impact in the early pre-HAART years, and how including this community voice in HIV research changed the power structure between researchers, pharmaceutical companies, and people living with HIV.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2016

All

Researcher Profile: Dr. Keith Fowke

University of Manitoba

Keeping it Quiet: HIV infection and Immune Quiescence

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2009

Indigenous communities

Residential Schools, Prisons, and HIV/AIDS among Aboriginal People in Canada: Exploring the Connections

Aboriginal Healing Foundation

While many Aboriginal communities are climbing out of dark pasts, what remains are significant challenges to retain culture, language, and traditional strengths while seeking to be adaptive to a new era. This report describes some of these challenges. They will help to understand that Survivors have needs, unique and above others in the Aboriginal population, yet they are still ...

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2016

African, Carribean and Black communities

Transforming Health through Innovation-Research in Progres

Dignitas International


Synposes of research studies aimed at tackling key global health challenges to address inequities and disparities in health.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2015

Women

Chlamydia among young women

Public Health Agency of Canada

In Canada, chlamydia is the most commonly reported STBBI.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2014

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

Stigma and discrimination: key findings from the 2012 HIV/AIDS Attitudinal Tracking Survey

Public Health Agency of Canada

Key findings related to stigma around HIV infection and discrimination towards people living with HIV/AIDS.

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2014

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

Summary: Estimates of HIV Incidence, Prevalence and Proportion Undiagnosed in Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

Ongoing HIV transmission remains an issue of concern in Canada. The Agency estimates that 2,570 new infections (range between 1,940 and 3,200) occurred in Canada in 2014. This estimate is slightly lower than the estimate for 2011 (2,800; range between 2,100 and 3,500) (Table 1, Figure 1). The estimated incidence rate in Canada in 2014 was 7.2 per 100,000 population (range between 5.5 and 9.0 per 100,000 population).

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2015

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

Housing, Health and HIV

Pacific AIDS Network

Research has already pointed to a direct link between housing and health, particularly for people living with HIV. Studies have shown that a person’s housing status (stable, unstable or homeless) is a strong predictor of whether or not they’ll be able to access and adhere to medical treatment.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society

2016

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

Researcher Profile: Dr. Peter Smith

University of Alberta

Alleviating Pain in HIV Patients. Focus of Dr. Smith's research is HIV related neuropathic pain.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2014

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

Population-specific status report: HIV/AIDS and other STBBI infections among youth in Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

Research on how HIV and other STBBI's affect youth in Canada. In particular the determinants of health as well as indiviual behaviours that influence youth vulnerability and resiliency against HIV and other STBBI's are addressed.

Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society

2016

Women, Indigenous communities, Trans communities

Researcher Profile: Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan

Dalhousie University

The Writing on the Wall

The research, accomplishments, as well as challenges faced by Dr. Gahagan in advancing HIV prevention and treatment.

Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society, Government

2017

Women, Trans communities

PHOTO ESSAYS: THROUGH OUR EYES

MAT Medicine Anthropology Theory

The photo essay draws on photographs and narratives created as part of an ongoing community-based photo-voice project. The aim of this project is to visually explore the gendered dimensions of HIV stigma, disclosure, and criminalization among diverse groups of women and transgender people living with HIV in Vancouver, Canada.

Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society

2018

Indigenous communities

WELTEL PROJECT AT OAK TREE CLINIC

Oak Tree Clinic

Provides information about WelTel Program, a mHealth interventio that has shown to improve cART adherence to and promote supresion of HIV plasma viral load in people livnig with HIV

Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society

2018

Women

WATCH BODY MAPS

Women, Art and the Criminalization of HIV

Insights from a participatory arts-based study

Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society

AIDS CANADA

Production of this document has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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