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Commentary on POCT for HIV/STBBI : an analysis of contextual factors impeding implementation in Canada

  As part of the national efforts to diversify innovative STBBIs testing options for more equitable testing in Canada, NCCID has embarked on a knowledge translation program for public health professionals that aims to synthesize the best available evidence, identify the most adapted service delivery models to reaching underserved populations and highlights next steps to […]

Published: 2018

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Project No. 387

Reflections on the Development of the HIV 90-90-90 Cascade Measures: Meeting Proceedings

NCCID and the Surveillance and Epidemiology Division of PHAC, co-hosted a knowledge exchange forum to provide an opportunity to debrief and share lessons learned from the development of the first national cascade estimates.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 335

What’s the buzz on PrEP? Why public health is listening

What are gay men hearing and saying about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)? How are they making sense of this information? Is it changing their sexual behaviours? What are the implications for public health practice? This webinar, hosted by CATIE in partnership with NCCID, presented key findings from ‘Resonance,’ a community-based research project that asked gay men and their service providers what they understood about this new HIV prevention technology and whether it had an impact on their attitudes or behaviours.

Published: 2016

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NCCID at CATIE 2015: Jordan Feld

At the CATIE 2015 Forum in Toronto, NCCID’s Harpa Isfeld-Kiely speaks with Jordan Feld, MD MPH, about his keynote address, “Improving the Continuum of Care in the New Era of Hepatitis C.”

Published: 2015

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NCCID at CATIE 2015: Darrell Tan

At the CATIE 2015 Forum in Toronto, NCCID’s Harpa Isfeld-Kiely speaks with Darrell Tan, MD, PhD, FRCPC, about his keynote address, “A New HIV Prevention Strategy: Moving PrEP into Practice.”

Published: 2015

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NCCID at CATIE 2015: Nitika Pant Pai

At the CATIE 2015 Forum in Toronto, NCCID’s Harpa Isfeld-Kiely spoke with Nitika Pant Pai, MD MPH PhD, about her keynote address, “Pushing the Boundaries of HIV, Hepatitis C and STI Testing.”

Published: 2015

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Outreach Planning Checklist

A checklist for public health practitioners involved in HIV/STBBI-related outreach work with priority populations, it mirrors the four stages of the outreach program planning process: research, design, delivery and measurement.

Published: 2014

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Lessons learned from the Edmonton Learning Site

An overview of the Edmonton Learning Site — a partnership with Alberta Health Services — and its implications for public health program planning; specifically, outreach to vulnerable populations for the prevention of HIV and other STBBI.

Published: 2013

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Project No. 131

HIV Partner Notification: A review of the evidence with recommendations to move the field forward

An analysis of peer-reviewed published evidence on HIV Partner Notification (PN) with special consideration for its application to the current Canadian context.

Published: 2013

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Project No. 146

Syphilis and HIV Point‐Of‐Care Testing Pilot Project: Alberta Health Services’ Edmonton STI Clinic Public Health Outreach Team

This publication summarizes the experiences of a Public Health Outreach Team (PHOT) in delivering HIV and syphilis POCT from February 2011 until December 2012, in Alberta. It provides an overview of the training required to accommodate and initiate this POCT project, quality assurance details, challenges experienced throughout the study, and the implications for the future of offering HIV POCT in practice, outside of a research project setting.

Published: 2013

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HIV/AIDS and Food Security in Resource Rich Settings

Key Points: Food security is a key determinant of health, and is achieved when all people have the physical and economic means to access, at all times, sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. Good nutritional status is critically important for immune function […]

Published: 2012

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Project No. 107