OHESI releases new report on HIV testing trends in Ontario

Lori LyonsNews, Slider

Image from the HIV testing report over a photograph of a man being tested

OHESI is a group of  agencies that work together to provide timely, relevant, and comprehensive information about the epidemiology of HIV in Ontario. OHESI includes the OHTN, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, Public Health Ontario and the …

See an Overdose: Call 911

Lori LyonsNews, People who use Drugs, Slider

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Canada is experiencing a fatal overdose crisis; more than a thousand Ontarians died last year from opioid overdose. Many of these deaths are preventable if medical attention is received quickly, but evidence shows that witnesses to an overdose often do …

HIV eConsult Service for Family Doctors and their Patients

Lori LyonsCare, News, Slider

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

Lori LyonsNews

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 …