Testing interventions for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young men who have sex with men

Danielle GiliauskasAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Engagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, Men who Have Sex with Men, News, News, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Testing, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What are effective interventions to increase uptake of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) testing among young men who have sex with men?

 Key take-home messages

  • In Canada in 2018, 63% of all HIV diagnoses among youth

A cross-jurisdictional review of HIV testing intervals for population groups at high risk of HIV infection

Danielle GiliauskasAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Care, Engagement, Indigenous Peoples, Men who Have Sex with Men, Prevention, Priority Populations, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized, Women*

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Question

  • At what intervals do high-income jurisdictions encourage population groups at high risk of HIV infection to come forward for routine testing?

 Key take-home messages

  • Most guidelines recommend at least annual HIV testing of population groups at high

The Black PRAISE Study

Lori LyonsAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Current Studies, Stigma

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Research Team: Winston Husbands (principal investigator), Marvelous Muchenje-Marisa, Nicole Greenspan, Valérie Pierre-Pierre, Jelani Kerr, Liviana Calzavara (co-PI), Wangari Tharao (co-PI), Orville A. Browne, Henry Luyombya (coordinator)

What is this research about?

Black PRAISE* is evaluating an intervention to reduce HIV-related …