HIV eConsult Service for Family Doctors and their Patients

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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 …

OHTN Launches Anita Rachlis HIV Specialty Award

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Anita

In Ontario, the population of people living with HIV is getting older – and so are their doctors. Some care providers are starting to retire and new care providers must be recruited. OHTN is working with our network to address …

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 …

Launch of OHESI website for World AIDS Day

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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 …

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 …