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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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Rapid Response #59: Smoking Cessation Interventions in People with HIV/AIDS (UPDATED)

What research has been conducted regarding smoking cessation programs/interventions geared specifically towards people with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) who smoke?
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Positive Quitting: New resource on HIV and smoking

Quitting smoking is one of the best things that people living with HIV can do to protect their health. Our new website,, is full of information for HIV clinics, AIDS service organizations and people living with HIV.
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Health literacy, sexual health and gay men

Working with partners in British Columbia, the OHTN's Applied Epidemiology Unit has released a new report on health literacy, sexual health and gay men.
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Recruiting Clinical-Research Leaders in HIV Care

Ontario’s HIV/AIDS Strategy to 2025 challenges all of us involved in HIV prevention, engagement and care to develop more integrated and effective programs and systems. It aims to make the most effective use of resources, strengthen and improve services, and…
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Project Remember

This month in HIV/AIDS history: The Canadian AIDS Society is officially formed.

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