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Summary of NACI Recommendations for HPV Immunization

A summary of the recommendations from the four National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) Statements on HPV vaccination.

Published: 2017

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Project No. 365

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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IQ2: Sexual transmission of Zika Virus

APRIL 2016: apx. 9 min. | The second episode of our Infectious Questions podcast continues its focus on Zika virus with our guest expert addressing questions around the sexual transmission of Zika.

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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Effectiveness of interventions for syphilis prevention and control in MSM

A brief summary of grey literature and published research on the effectiveness of interventions for syphilis epidemics among men who have sex with men.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 208

Forward Thinking on Syphilis: An Information Exchange on Innovative Approaches to Syphilis, Focused on MSM

Information exchange event focused on urban syphilis and men who have sex with men (MSM), hosted by the NCCID in September 2014. The purpose was to share information across sectors and jurisdictions about outbreaks of syphilis affecting MSM in several cities across Canada.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 221

Internet Partner Notification for Sexually-Transmitted Infections: Information Sheet

Overview of internet partner notification (i.e., through websites, internet forums, blogs, social media, email and texts), as a means for patients and public health practitioners to reach out to anonymous partners. Discusses reported effectiveness of IPN, which populations may be more open to IPN, and quantity and quality of evidence about effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, and where further study is needed.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 169

Anonymous Partner Notification for Sexually-transmitted Infections: Information Sheet

Information sheet discussing challenges facing partner notification when intimate partners are unknown to one another, and the degree to which new technologies (internet, email, texts) may improve the chances of notifying anonymous partners of STI exposure.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 170

HPV Infections and Head and Neck Cancers

There is a need for increased public-health messaging about HPV transmission and the prevention of and screening for head and neck cancers, especially in younger men.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 168

A Review of Evidence on Partner Notification Practices for Chlamydia

The objectives of this review are to describe the structure of PN (partner notification) for Chlamydia and provide an analysis of key findings concerning effective practice, including the definition and measurement of outcome indicators, results of comparative studies and reviews of PN practice for Chlamydia, factors associated with improved outcomes, challenges in PN and strategies to address them, and key knowledge gaps.

Published: 2014

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Project No. 159