Current Canadian HIV Prevention Research

Below is a list of selected Canadian HIV research that has been published in 2010. This includes information available in peer-reviewed publications and grey literature (such as research reports). The list includes links that will take you to either the full text of the publication or, when unavailable, to the abstract.

Specific Populations

  1. ManCount sizes up the gaps. A sexual health survey of gay men in Vancouver.
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  2. What Works for Women & Girls (website).
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  3. Drug and HIV-related risk behaviors after geographic migration among a cohort of injection drug users.
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  4. Public injecting and HIV risk behaviour among street-involved youth.
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  5. Characteristics and response to treatment among Aboriginal people receiving heroin-assisted treatment.
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  6. Factors associated with employment among a cohort of injection drug users.
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  7. Expanded highly active antiretroviral therapy coverage among HIV-positive drug users to improve individual and public health outcomes.
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  8. Toward a comprehensive approach to HIV prevention for people who use drugs.
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  9. Family violence and the need for prevention research in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Communities.
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  10. Violence, condom negotiation, and HIV/STI risk among sex workers.
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  11. Syringe sharing and HIV incidence among injection drug users and increased access to sterile syringes.
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  12. Stress and increased HIV infection risk among gay and bisexual men.
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  13. Population-Specific HIV/AIDS Status Report: Aboriginal Peoples.
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Testing and Counselling

  1. HIV Counseling and Testing in Nova Scotia: Implications for Policy and Practice.
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  2. Patterns of HIV testing among Ontario physicians.
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  3. HIV counselling and testing in Nova Scotia: the provincial strategy in the context of an international debate.
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  4. HIV testing experiences of Aboriginal youth in Canada: service implications.
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  5. Factors behind HIV testing practices among Canadian Aboriginal peoples living off-reserve.
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Legal Issues or HIV and the Law

  1. Vancouver's supervised injection facility challenges Canada's drug laws.
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  2. HIV-related criminal cases based on fear, not science, say advocates.
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  3. Reconsidering the lifetime deferral of blood donation by men who have sex with men.
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  4. HIV Non-Disclosure and the Criminal Law: Establishing Policy Options for Ontario.
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Epidemiology

  1. UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic 2010.
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  2. HIV and AIDS in Canada: Surveillance Report to December 31, 2009.
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  3. HIV/AIDS Epi Updates July 2010.
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  4. Regional patterns of risk for sexually transmitted infections in British Columbia.
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Prevention Approaches

  1. Harm Reduction Training Manual: A Manual for Frontline Staff Involved with Harm Reduction Strategies and Services.
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  2. Condom Distribution as a Structural Level Intervention.
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  3. Safety of lubes for rectal use.
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  4. Population risk of syringe reuse: estimating the probability of transmitting bloodborne disease.
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  5. Remedicalizing an epidemic: from HIV treatment as prevention to HIV treatment is prevention.
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  6. HIV vaccine acceptability: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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  7. Expanding access to HAART: a cost-effective approach for treating and preventing HIV.
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  8. HIV non-occupational postexposure prophylaxis in a Canadian province: treatment completion and follow-up testing.
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  9. An external evaluation of a peer-run outreach-based syringe exchange in Vancouver, Canada.
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  10. HIV prevention in an aboriginal community in Canada.
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  11. Evaluation of the confidential unit exclusion form: the Canadian Blood Services experience.
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  12. Association of highly active antiretroviral therapy coverage, population viral load, and yearly new HIV diagnoses in British Columbia, Canada: a population-based study.
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  13. Longitudinal phylogenetic surveillance identifies distinct patterns of cluster dynamics.
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  14. Stop HIV/AIDS Update -- Fall 2010.
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  15. Shake Newsletter.
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  16. Position Paper: Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Consensual Sexual Activity in British Columbia.
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  17. Saskatchewan's HIV Strategy 2010-2014.
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  18. Combination prevention: a deeper understanding of effective HIV prevention.
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