Unmet needs of Indigenous peoples living with HIV

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Engagement, Indigenous Peoples, Interventions Across the Cascade, News, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Priority Populations, Rapid Responses, Slider

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Questions

  • What are the unmet needs of Indigenous peoples living with HIV?
  • What interventions, strategies, and programs have been used to address these needs?

 Key take-home messages

  • In 2016, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples accounted for 4.9%

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

Understanding Intertwining Epidemics (Syndemics)

OHTNIndigenous Peoples, NX Conference Report

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The OHTN’s Mark Gilbert presented an overview of “syndemics.” The term syndemic recognizes that social and medical conditions interact, and that multiple conditions can be epidemics, particularly in marginalized communities. Together, these overlapping epidemics create a “perfect storm” that increases …