A review of structural, process, and outcome measures for supervised consumption services

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Co-infections, Comorbidities, Engagement, News, People who use Drugs, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Substance Use, Testing, Uncategorized

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What structural, process, and outcome measures are used to monitor and evaluate the impact of supervised consumption services (SCS)?

 Key take-home messages

  • A 2019 systematic review identified several types of outcomes from scientific literature that guide assessment

Laboratory (non-rapid) HIV testing in the emergency department: Methods, outcomes, and effectiveness

Danielle GiliauskasEngagement, News, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Testing, Uncategorized

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  • What does the literature state regarding the methodology, outcome measures, and effectiveness of interventions that provide blood-based laboratory (non-rapid) HIV testing in emergency departments?

 Key take-home messages

  • There is a large body of evidence examining best practices,

Best practices of using online and geosocial network applications to provide HIV and sexual health information to young newcomer men who have sex with men

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What are examples of online interventions providing HIV and sexual health information to young newcomer men who have sex with men originating from the top countries of citizenship among international students in Canada (such as China, India, …

Case management and patient navigation models for people living with or at risk of HIV

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Engagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, News, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What case management and patient navigation models exist for people living with or at risk of HIV?
  • How do these models determine client care?
  • How has the effectiveness of these models been measured?

 Key take-home messages

  • Common

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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  • 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

Interventions for immigrant Latino men who have sex with men along the HIV prevention and treatment cascade

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Engagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, Men who Have Sex with Men, Non classifié(e), Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized

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  • What is the latest evidence regarding interventions for immigrant Latino men who have sex with men along the HIV prevention and treatment cascade?

 Key take-home messages

  • Among reported HIV cases with a known race/ethnicity in Canada in

Interventions to reduce social isolation and loneliness among men who have sex with men

Danielle GiliauskasMen who Have Sex with Men, Mental Health, News, People Living with HIV, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized

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Questions

  •  What interventions have been helpful to reduce social isolation and loneliness among men who have sex with men?

 Key take-home messages

  • Social isolation and loneliness are significantly associated with all-cause mortality in the general population (1).
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Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic

Danielle GiliauskasNews, People who use Drugs, Rapid Responses, Slider, Substance Use, Uncategorized

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  • What are possible benefits of providing a safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic?

 Key take-home messages

  • Safe supply is an approach that focuses on saving