Programming Connection

Program Models 

Each of the programs profiled in the Programming Connection is a model of frontline practice: a program that advances HIV and hepatitis C prevention, testing, treatment, care or support efforts in Canadian communities. Descriptions of Canadian programs included in the Programming Connection are developed in collaboration with service providers:

  • Case studies are in-depth descriptions of programs
  • Program elements provide a snapshot of one element of a program, or an overview of an adaptation of an existing program
  • Bright Ideas! are brief descriptions of programs

Visit our home page to browse program model categories or see below for our complete list of case studies, program elements and bright ideas.

Case study

A city-wide social marketing campaign that used the latest science to spark a public conversation about the new reality of HIV in Vancouver.

Case study

A supervised consumption service where people can use drugs in a hygienic environment under the supervision of trained staff.

Case study

A service that provides harm reduction information and materials to rural and remote communities through the mail.

Case study

The program seeks to improve the health of gbMSM by addressing internal and external barriers to wellness through short-term supportive counselling and service navigation.

Case study

A workshop to build community and enhance self-esteem related to racial and sexual identity among young Black gay men.

Case study

An intensive HIV treatment access and adherence support program designed to be a one-stop health resource for people living with HIV experiencing significant and concurrent barriers to care.

Case study

A program to train and support family physicians to routinely offer HIV testing to all their patients.

Case study

A multidisciplinary team that reduces barriers to hepatitis C prevention, treatment and support services in rural and remote areas.

Case study

A multidisciplinary team that provides a one-stop shop for hepatitis C prevention, testing, treatment and support

Case study

A multidisciplinary team that reduces barriers to hepatitis C care through community liaison and telemedicine programs.