Telemedicine and HIV health care

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What is the state of the art in telemedicine today? What is the state of the art in HIV health care provision through media and distant medical technologies? Telemedicine models range from simple telephone consultations (1;2) to complete “virtual hospitals” offering a full range of home care for people living with HIV. Telemedicine has been well received…

Back to Basic Resources Online Now

OHTNNews

If you are registered to attend the Back to Basic Conference, or simply curious about what we’ve got planned, we invite you to peruse the new resources site, which includes the video below – Sandra Gardner’s presentation “How researchers can …

Four new additions to the OHTN Board of Directors

OHTNNews

The OHTN is proud to introduce the four newest members of our Board of Directors, each of whom brings to the table unique and important experiences and competencies.

colinkovacsColin Kovacs: Colin is a family physician living in Toronto and …

Register for the OHTN’s Back to Basic Conference Now

OHTNNews

Instead of our usual annual research conference, this year, the OHTN is holding a series of themed satellite conferences. The first of these is Back to Basic, the OHTN’s basic science conference.

Back to Basic is a different kind of …

Four young Ontario HIV researchers receive UWW senior fellowship

OHTNNews

This fall, Universities Without Walls is proud to welcome its first cohort to consist entirely of senior research fellows– 10 remarkable students who each completed a junior UWW fellowship during one of the past five years, and are returning to strengthen their research skills and enhance their networks as part of cohort 6.0. Among their ranks are four Ontario researchers who will be…

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Read “The Current State of the HIV Epidemic among Indigenous People in Ontario”

OHTNIndigenous Peoples, News

The OHTN, along with its collaborators, are proud to announce the release of “The Current State of the HIV Epidemic among Indigenous People in Ontario.” All of us who work with Indigenous people in Ontario to prevent and manage HIV, hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections (STBBIs) have long been frustrated by the lack of data on HIV…

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OHTN-funded researchers in final round of CIHR Team Grant competition

OHTNNews

Four HIV research teams—each led by a scholar actively supported by the OHTN — have made it to the final round of a CIHR (Canadian Institutes for Health Research) Team Grant competition focused on boys’ and men’s health: The team led by Dr. Josephine Wong (CIHR/OHTN new investigator) – co-led by Dr. Winston…

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Read a new article on housing and health by the PSHP team

OHTNNews

Although the Positive Spaces Healthy Places (PSHP) study is over, its effects continue to ripple through the health and housing systems. A new article by the PSHP team — Not Just “A Roof over Your Head”: The Meaning of Healthy Housing for People -- has been published in Housing, Theory and Society. A qualitative analysis...

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Learn about the EBPU’s Housing Common Measures data collection tool

OHTNNews

Housing is the greatest unmet need of people living with HIV. One of the critical pieces in this puzzle is identifying what services people living with HIV who are also experiencing housing instability really need. The OHTN’s Evidence-Based Practice Unit is helping six agencies that provide supportive housing to people living with HIV in Ontario collect health and service utilization information...