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Celebrating Outstanding Leadership: The Policy and Practice Leadership Awards

This month, OHTN has launched a new award that recognizes the contributions of people who we call Policy and Practice Leaders. Our first two Policy and Practice Leadership Awards go to Dr. Colin Kovacs and Dr. Alan Li.

Open Research Call: Indigenous Learning Pathways to Prevention

Indigenous Learning Pathways to Prevention is a new OHTN pilot project inviting applications from Indigenous post-secondary students working with an Indigenous health or community agency. Read More…

Positive Spaces, Healthy Places report now available

Positive Spaces, Healthy Places: HIV, Housing and Health Research in Action is the culmination of ten years of research and the first initiative in Canada to examine the relationship between housing and health for people living with HIV. Results from Positive Spaces, Healthy Places demonstrate that people living with HIV in unstable and unsafe housing…

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HIV and Housing Forum: Toronto, March 5th, 2015

Positive Spaces, Healthy Places is pleased to invite you to a community forum discussing HIV, Housing and Health Research in Action. The forum will be held at the 519 Community Centre in Toronto on March 5, 1:30 – 4:30.

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St. Michael’s HIV Rounds — March 2015

Announcing the St. Michael’s HIV Rounds for March! Please click through to view the full schedule.

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Dr. Saara Greene — HIV and Mothering

The OHTN is pleased to present a new video with Dr. Saara Greene, Associate Professor at McMaster University. In the video, Dr. Greene discusses some of the qualitative findings from the Mothering and HIV study that focus on pre- and post-natal experiences. The video was produced in collaboration with the Casey House Mental Health series.

First Results from the Food Security Study

In cooperation with partners across Canada, the OHTN has been investigating the impact of food security (i.e., reliable access to healthy, safe food) on the health outcomes of people living with HIV. Data from 650 Ontario participants reveals that people living with HIV who have secure access to food experience 30% fewer HIV symptoms, as…

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New EBPU Web Presence

The Evidence-Based Practice Unit’s role is to support all Ontario-based agencies and programs funded by the AIDS Bureau (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care), the federal AIDS Community Action Program (Public Health Agency of Canada), and the Hepatitis C Secretariat (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care). We provide assistance with data collection and data management, and with…

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Project Remember

This month in HIV/AIDS history: The AIDS Committee of Toronto is officially established at 66 Wellesley Street East. The first board members are elected and six full-time staff are hired.

Did you know?

More than 600 people registered for the 2012 OHTN Research Conference: "Research with Real-Life Impact." Distinguished researchers from Canada, the US, the UK, New Zealand and Australia all delivered presentations.