Tag: MSM

Rapid Response from the OHTN: Seeking Sex Online

Curious about apps like Grindr and sexual health behaviours? The OHTN’s new Rapid Response provides an overview of the impact of mobile apps and hook-up sites on risk behaviour and HIV/STI transmission among men who have sex with men. It also looks at ways to work with these platforms to promote sexual health. Key Take-Home… Read more »

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has partnered with a number of key provincial stakeholders — including PAN and the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS — and has contracted the Centre for Global Public Health (CGPH) at the University of Manitoba to develop population size estimates for key populations: men who have sex… Read more »

Sex Now Survey: The Next Generation

Most of you will be familiar with the Sex Now Survey. This year, Sex Now: The Next Generation is probing the range of experiences that end up affecting our health through several generations of gay and bisexual men. As you already know, health status is rooted in our personal slice of history. We want to… Read more »

CBR Musings: Possibilities for Protection: HPV, HIV and MSM

By: Joanna Mendell You’ve likely heard that HPV (the Human Papilloma Virus) is able to cause cervical cancer… you’ve probably heard that vaccines are available to protect against HPV… and you may even know that HPV is also linked with penile, anal, and oral and head and/or neck cancers… But are you aware that biological… Read more »

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can infect the liver, causing inflammation that injures this organ. If HCV is left untreated, injury can spread throughout the liver and this organ consequently becomes increasingly dysfunctional. As a result, the eventual appearance of serious symptoms related to liver damage occurs and a person’s quality of life degrades. HCV infection… Read more »

If you live in the Fraser Health region and are a gay or bi man you have a few consultation opportunities that will help Fraser Health learn how to better support the health and well-being of gay and bi men in the region. HIM (Health Initiative For Men) and Fraser Health are teaming up to gather… Read more »

Momentum Health Study: Looking for Participants

        The Momentum Health Study is looking to increase its number of HIV-positive participants. We are a  sexual health study of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Greater Vancouver. Momentum aims to report new estimates of HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men (MSM) in… Read more »

New Population Specific HIV/AIDS Status Reports have recently been published by the Public Health Agency of Canada. These reports provide a detailed synthesis of what is currently known about HIV/AIDS among key populations in Canada.   In this webinar, we will highlight key findings from each of our two most recent reports on Gay, Two-Spirit,… Read more »

Would you like to improve the global response to HIV among gay men and other men who have sex with men?       The MSMGF is looking for new, highly motivated members to serve on our global Steering Committee. Applicants should have: Strong links with the their communities at the country and/or regional levels;… Read more »

Global Men’s Health and Rights Survey 2012!

The 2012 Global Men’s Health and Rights Survey has just been launched. The survey is designed to support knowledge production, policy development, program implementation and advocacy linked to the issues that matter most to our communities, including homophobia, human rights, and access to health services. We are stepping up recruitment this year in hopes of… Read more »

RESEARCH PROJECT COORDINATOR POSITION (5 YEARS) Deadline for applications: 14 February 2011 We are looking for a dynamic individual to help us field two large studies of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Vancouver to investigate HIV prevalence, sexual risk behaviours, drug use, and cultural and individual norms and beliefs. The studies will… Read more »