Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic

Danielle GiliauskasNews, People who use Drugs, Rapid Responses, Slider, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What are possible benefits of providing a safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic?

 Key take-home messages

  • Safe supply is an approach that focuses on saving

OHTN Staff Working Remotely Beginning Monday, March 16th

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As a precaution against the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network will be working remotely until further notice.

The OHTN will continue to perform all its usual functions and will remain responsive to ASOs, clinics and …

The risk of HIV among women after acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and considerations for their use of PrEP

Danielle GiliauskasCo-infections, News, PrEP, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Women*

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Questions

  • What is the current evidence among women in high-income countries regarding HIV risk after acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI)?
  • What does the evidence state regarding the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis

HIV self-testing in high-income settings: Acceptability, potential benefits and harms, issues related to linkage to care, interventions to increase HIV self-testing

Danielle GiliauskasEngagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, News, Rapid Responses, Testing, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What is the current evidence in high-income settings on HIV self-testing related to acceptability, potential benefits and harms, issues related to the linkage to care after a positive test, and interventions to