Research Funding Policies and Guidelines

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OHTN funds research that will lead to tangible return-on-investments that reduce transmission of HIV and improve the health and well-being of people living with HIV. The OHTN has a responsibility to the people of Ontario to ensure that the public funds put in its trust are well managed. To this end, and in accordance with our values, OHTN has established policies and guidelines that outline what and how we fund research and that provide guidance to researchers in reporting their work.

OHTN priorities and objectives for funding outlines direct support to the populations most affected by HIV

Use of Research Funds Policy – 0utlines the requirements for the effective, economical and efficient use of OHTN funds and for reporting on their use.
Conflict of Interest Policy – these policies allow researchers to engage in the work of the OHTN while being transparent about real and perceived conflicts of interest.

Plain Language Summary Guidelines – guidance for researchers in preparing this portion of their reporting requirements.

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