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OHTN Investigators are Leaders in Canadian Implementation Science

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OHTN investigators have been remarkably successful in a recent national competition for HIV implementation science research. This form of research aims to translate research knowledge into programs and services that improve the lives of people living with HIV. It is…
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Release of data on new HIV diagnoses

OHESI has released a video and presentation on New HIV Diagnoses in Ontario, 2014. Information on new diagnoses is reported by ethnicity, population, sex, region and age in clear, accessible ways. Sign up here to get additional OHESI reports as…
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Rapid Response #102: The role of nurse practitioners in HIV care

Key Take-Home Messages Nurses are playing an increasing important role as people diagnosed with HIV live longer. HIV care provided by nurse practitioners is equal to or better than care provided by physicians, including infectious disease specialists. HIV care provided…
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Rapid Response #101: Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection among men who have sex with men

Photo credit: Duncan Rawlinson (modified) Key Take-Home Messages HCV prevalence and incidence are low among HIV-negative men who have sex with men without a history of injection drug use and insufficient evidence exists to warrant routine screening in this population.…
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Housing promotes health for people living with HIV

Working with colleagues in the U.S. and Canada, researchers from the OHTN have shown a conclusive link between housing and health outcomes for people living with HIV. The review canvassed 152 studies containing information on nearly 140,000 people living with…
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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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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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