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

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

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%

Strategies to link people with undiagnosed HIV infection to HIV testing, care, and prevention services

Danielle GiliauskasInterventions Across the Cascade, News, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider

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Questions

  • What strategies have been successful at linking people with undiagnosed HIV infection to HIV testing, care, and prevention services?

 Key take-home messages

  • A variety of strategies have shown promise for identifying individuals with undiagnosed HIV and engaging

Sexualized drug use (chemsex and methamphetamine) and men who have sex with men

Danielle GiliauskasMen who Have Sex with Men, Mental Health, News, People Living with HIV, People who use Drugs, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Stigma, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What is the impact of sexualized drug use (specifically of chemsex and methamphetamine) on the health of men who have sex with men?
  • What are effective interventions and/or services that address chemsex and methamphetamine use among men