Unmet needs of Indigenous peoples living with HIV

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Engagement, Indigenous Peoples, Interventions Across the Cascade, News, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Priority Populations, Rapid Responses, Slider

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Questions

  • What are the unmet needs of Indigenous peoples living with HIV?
  • What interventions, strategies, and programs have been used to address these needs?

 Key take-home messages

  • In 2016, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples accounted for 4.9%

A cross-jurisdictional review of HIV testing intervals for population groups at high risk of HIV infection

Danielle GiliauskasAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Care, Engagement, Indigenous Peoples, Men who Have Sex with Men, Prevention, Priority Populations, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized, Women*

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Question

  • At what intervals do high-income jurisdictions encourage population groups at high risk of HIV infection to come forward for routine testing?

 Key take-home messages

  • Most guidelines recommend at least annual HIV testing of population groups at high

Nutrition and HIV

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Rapid Responses, Slider

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Questions

  • Do people living with symptomatic HIV infection or AIDS require a therapeutic diet?

 Key take-home messages

  • Nutrition is an important component of care for people living with HIV (1–5).
  • Nutritional needs for people living with HIV can

HIV eConsult Service for Family Doctors and their Patients

Lori LyonsCare, News, Slider

Young female physician using laptop to access eConsult

Ontario is expanding an eConsult service that allows primary care physicians to ask for advice and receive support from specialists in many fields through a secure electronic system. It was first piloted in the Champlain LHIN around Ottawa. With funding …