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Practice Guidelines for Peer Health Navigation for People Living With HIV: A New Program Development Resource for Community-Based Organizations (Part 1)
This new resource for community-based organizations that want to strengthen existing HIV peer health navigation programs or establish new ones provides evidence-based and practice-based recommendations for program planners.
A proposed new HIV prevention continuum identifies the steps necessary to ensure that HIV-negative people receive the health and support services they need to remain negative.
Research Update: Youth Who Use Drugs Who Cannot Access Addiction Treatment Are Twice as Likely to Start Injecting
Researchers found that youth who used cocaine, crack, heroin or methamphetamines, but who had never injected, were twice as likely to start injecting after being unable to access addiction treatment.
What Is the Prevalence of Hepatitis C Among HIV-Positive Gay, Bi, Two-Spirit and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men?
There has been an increase in the sexual transmission of hepatitis C among gay, bi and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in high-income countries, particularly among HIV-positive men. A systematic review and meta-analysis estimated how high the p...
Research Update: Ontario Study Shows Online Outreach Services Beneficial for Gay, Bi, Two-Spirit and Other MSM
A survey of men who use the internet to seek sex with other men in Ontario assessed if gay and other MSM use online outreach services. The study found that a minority of men have used online outreach but most report a positive change to their HIV and...
Enhancing HIV Prevention: The Need to Better Link and Integrate Services for Individuals at Highest Risk of HIV Infection
A more holistic and comprehensive approach to HIV prevention is needed, but a major barrier to such an approach is the fragmentation of the diverse range of services needed to address risk for individuals.
Creating comprehensive programs and services, based on clients' needs, is one way to ensure that programs offer the best combination of interventions to most effectively improve health outcomes and reduce new infections.
Researchers in British Columbia took a closer look at their HIV treatment cascade and found differences among people living with HIV depending on their age, gender, location and risk category.
The Cadillac of HIV Care: The International Association of Providers in AIDS Care Guidelines for Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum
The aims of the new guidelines are to increase HIV testing, linkage to care, treatment, engagement and retention in care and viral suppression.
Intensive HIV Partner Notification in Edmonton, Alberta Identifies People Who Don't Know They Are Living With HIV
New partner notification guidelines were introduced in Edmonton in April 2010. Before 2010, no systematic process for partner notification existed. Since 2010, a dedicated partner notification nurse has provided partner notification services to all ...