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Rapid Response #100: Mobile apps and sexual risk behaviours among men who have sex with men

What strategies are used to reach out and prevent HIV/STI among men who have sex with men seeking sex online?
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Rapid Response #99: What factors affect the health and well-being of lesbian, gay and bisexual Asian youth?

Sexual minority Asian youth face unique social pressures. They must come to terms with a sexual identity that deviates from the values and norms of both American culture and their ancestral culture and they have to respond to an Asian culture that strongly values heterosexuality.
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New OCS Findings on Syphilis

New findings from the OHTN Cohort Study (OCS) highlight the importance of syphilis testing for HIV-positive gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. Check out the OCS fact sheet for more information.
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Provide Feedback on the New Social Drivers Research Portal

Today, we've launched the first of several new research portals, dedicated to the social drivers of HIV and health.
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Rapid Response #98: Knowledge of HIV and Related Best Practices Among Non-HIV Specific Health Care Providers

Do non-HIV specific health care providers lack HIV knowledge or skills? What negative health outcomes occur when non-HIV specific health care providers do not use best practices?
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Announcing the Indigenous Research Initiative

Over the past year, OHTN staff have been working with Indigenous communities and leaders to create the Indigenous Research Initiative – an OHTN program that works in a good way – building Indigenous research capacity on wellness and sexual health…
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Rapid Response #97: Impact of Community-Based Organizations for People Living with HIV

Since the beginning of the epidemic, CBOs have displayed cultural competency and have gained the trust of community members, allowing them to target their services to people living with HIV who are less likely to use mainstream health care services.
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Register Now for Fall Research Conferences in Northern Ontario

Northern Exposures: Health and Resilience in the Face of HIV, HCV and Other Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections will be held on Manitoulin Island from October 28-30, and in Dryden from November 3-5, 2015.
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Project Remember

This month in HIV/AIDS history: The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) receives reports of unusually high rates of rare diseases in young gay men in Los Angeles and New York City.

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