Prevention in Focus

Fall 2010 

Current research

Here you will find a list of selected Canadian 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.

Strengthening HIV Programming

  1. Community-based knowledge transfer and exchange: Helping community-based organizations link research to action.
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  2. Panel: emerging issues in Canada's drug policy – implications for HIV prevention and health promotion for people who use drugs.
    Click here for abstract.
  3. A cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis of Vancouver’s supervised injection facility.
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  4. Interventions for the prevention of the sexual transmission of HIV among female sex workers and their clients and non-paying partners in Canada.
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  5. Contraception methods for HIV-positive women and women at risk of HIV.
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  6. Interventions to prevent HIV transmission in serodiscordant couples.
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  7. Enhancing capacity to provide services for people who use substances: A needs and assets assessment.
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Understanding Vulnerability to HIV

  1. Criminalization of HIV transmission: poor public health policy.
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  2. Racial sexual mixing and factors associated with condom use among Middle-Eastern Canadians.
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  3. Association between neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics and high-risk injection behaviour amongst injection drug users living in inner and other city areas in Montreal, Canada.
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  4. South Asian migrant women and HIV/STIs: Knowledge, attitudes and practices and the role of sexual power.
    Click here for abstract.
  5. HIV and housing: toward a national housing strategy.
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  6. The prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C (HCV) infection and HCV-HIV co-infection in a community sample of gay and bisexual men.
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  7. Seroprevalence and correlates of HIV and HCV among injecting drug users in Edmonton, Alberta.
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  8. Technical Report Lambda survey: M-Track Ontario second generation surveillance.
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  9. Making communities stronger: Engaging African communities in a community response to HIV/AIDS in Calgary.
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  10. Our search for safe spaces: A qualitative study of the role of sexual violence in the lives of Aboriginal women living with HIV/AIDS.
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  11. Addressing housing challenges faced by people with HIV in Ontario.
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Testing, Counselling and Diagnosis

  1. Limitations of opt-out HIV screening and mother-child transmission.
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Biomedical Interventions

  1. PrEP: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Community Mobilization Kit.
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  2. VAX: AIDS Vaccine Bulletin (March 2010).
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  3. VAX: AIDS Vaccine Bulletin (January 2010).
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  4. New Prevention Technologies and Vaccine Development.
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  5. Questions and Answers on the Use of HIV Medications to Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV.
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  6. From Promise to Product: Advancing Rectal Microbicide Research and Advocacy.
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  7. Communications Handbook for Clinical Trials.
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