Understanding HIV transmission among persons from Africa and the Caribbean following their arrival in Canada

Lori LyonsAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Current Studies, OHTN, Prevention, Research Pages

Research Team:  Liviana Calzavara (principal applicant), Wangari Tharao (co-principal investigator), Amrita Daftary (co-principal investigator), Rupert Kaul, Ann Burchell, Lynne Leonard, Mona Loutfy, Tola Mbulaheni, Shannon Ryan

What is this research about?

People born in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean face …

weSpeak: Reducing HIV vulnerabilities and promoting resilience among self-identified heterosexual African, Caribbean and Black Men in Ontario

Lori LyonsAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Community Engagement in Research, Current Studies, OHTN, Prevention, Research Pages

Research Team: Josephine P. Wong (nominated principal investigator), Winston Husband (principal investigator), Josephine Etowa (principal investigator), Isaac Luginaah (principal investigator), Francisca Omorodion (principal investigator), Alexander Asamoah, Kenneth Fung, Carl James, Jelani Kerr, Erica Lawson, Hugues Loemba, Henry Luyombya, Lance McCready, …

Alan Li

OHTNAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Community Engagement in Research, Engagement, Men who Have Sex with Men, Mental Health, OHTN, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Research Pages, Stigma

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OHTN Policy and Practice Leader

Racialized and newcomer communities exhibit incredible ability to cope with adversities and lead healthy and successful lives despite facing disproportionate HIV burden and complex service barriers. Alan Li works with community members to support and …

Effective HIV prevention, education and outreach activities in African, Caribbean and Black communities

OHTNAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Co-infections, People who use Drugs, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Women*

Rapid Response Service

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Questions

  • What HIV prevention, education and outreach activities have been shown to be effective in African, Caribbean and Black communities?

 Key take-home messages

  • African, Caribbean and Black populations represent 14% of the HIV epidemic in Canada. To reduce