Launch of OHESI website for World AIDS Day

Kohila KurunathanNews

Colourful spray paint image of an Ontario map (teal) on a yellow and orange background, with the words World AIDS Day December 1 and the OHESI logo

The Ontario HIV Epidemiology and Surveillance Initiative (OHESI) has launched a new website to commemorate World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day provides an opportunity to remember those who lost their lives to HIV/AIDS, to educate people about the impacts and …

Challenges faced by HIV-positive youth transitioning to adult care

Lori LyonsNews

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A new OHTN Rapid Response reviews evidence-based practices and resources which can facilitate successful transition to adult HIV care for youth diagnosed with HIV as children. These young people face a variety of barriers when transiting to adult HIV care …

Rapid Response on barriers to accessing health care among transgender individuals

Lori LyonsNews

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Transgender individuals require health care that addresses their unique health concerns, including transition-related medical procedures and mental health. Poor health outcomes are disproportionately experienced by transgender individuals; these outcomes are associated with the barriers that transgender people experience when seeking …

New HIV Endgame Content Available

Katherine MurrayNews, Slider

The HIV Endgame conference logo on a black and white background.

We’re excited to share new resources from the 2016 HIV Endgame conferences. Resources are being added as they become available, and so far include a suite of featured presentations from HIV Endgame: Stopping the Syndemics that Drive HIV as well …

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day

Katherine MurrayAnnouncements, Indigenous Peoples, News, Slider

The silhouette of Ontario rests on the patterned background used to designate the OHTN Indigenous Situation Report

Today marks National Aboriginal Day, a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.

National Aboriginal Day was announced in 1996 by then …