Category: Research

CAHR 2019: Key Dates to Note

  Mark your calendars for the Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research Saskatoon, May 9-12th, 2019 Join us for the 28th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2019), from May 9 – 12, 2019 in Saskatoon. Organized annually by the Canadian Association for HIV Research, the Conference is the premier gathering in Canada for those associated in… Read more »

Webinar: HIV Estimates and Progress on 90-90-90 HIV Targets

This is a repeat of the webinar that was presented on September 6th.  In this webinar, national estimates of the number of new HIV infections, the number of people estimated to be living with HIV and Canada’s progress towards global HIV elimination targets will be presented. Nashira Khalil, the Manager of the HIV Estimates Unit… Read more »

LHIVE Healthy Study is Still Looking for Recruits

Submitted by LHIVE Healthy  The LHIVE Healthy Study is still looking to recruit participants until March 2019. We wish to recruit a total of 375 participants across Canada. Would you like to  … Exercise more? Eat better? Smoke less?   A web-based study is currently looking for someone like you!   LHIVE Healthy is a… Read more »

Part 3* This is the third part of a three-part blog where I’m sharing what I have learned from the 9th North American Housing and HIV Research Summit held in Washington DC on August 1st and 2nd. You can still have a read of part 1 and part 2 if you missed them. An interesting… Read more »

  Part 2* This is the second part of a three-part blog where I am sharing what I learned from the 9th North American Housing and HIV Research Summit held in Washington DC on August 1st and 2nd. Missed the first part? Click here for a read! All throughout the Summit, there were some great… Read more »

PAN’s Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) research study is giving us much to think about in relation to housing and people living with HIV (PLHIV). In-depth interviews with PLHIV, service providers and policy makers took place in 2015-17, and deep analyses of rich information from these interviews are ongoing. We continue to learn about how… Read more »

Part 1* I had the privilege of attending and presenting at the 9th North American Housing and HIV Research Summit in Washington, DC, on August 1st and 2nd. Launched in 2005, the Summit is a collaboration between the U.S. National AIDS Housing Coalition (NAHC), the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Ontario… Read more »

Exciting news from the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (excerpt):  The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) announced Dr. Zabrina Brumme has been appointed Director of Canada’s leading HIV laboratory program. Dr. Brumme will be on secondment from her position as Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University… Read more »

AIDS 2018: Summaries and Impressions

The 22nd International AIDS Conference took place July 23-27, 2018 in Amsterdam. Now that the conference is over and people are making their way back to their home countries, the second wave of information is swelling across the internet: summaries, reflections, and calls to action are being published. There are many worth reading; here are… Read more »