Prevention in Focus

Spring 2010 

A rapid approach to community-based HIV testing

Across Canada, community-based organizations and health service providers are increasingly looking to rapid point-of-care (POC) HIV testing as a critical tool in the effort to increase HIV testing rates in their communities.

By Len Tooley

Reaching out in cyberspace

The Internet offers a powerful new way to deliver outreach directly to individuals online. This article reviews the current state of gay and bisexual online outreach in Canada and suggests a framework for those considering its introduction.

By Ian Woodruff


CATIE would like to thank the following people for their contribution to this issue of Prevention in Focus: Barry Adam, Michael Bailey, Larry Baxter, Barb Bowditch, Suzy Coulter, Melisa Dickie, Laurie Edmiston, Heidi Exner, Sean Hosein, Terry Howard, Ed Jackson, Paul Kerston, Anna Kohn, Lily Mac, Carol Major, Albert Martin, John Maxwell, Julio Montaner, James Murray, Carrie Pockett, Daniel Pugh, Robert Remis, Tim Rogers, Don Short, Lynn Sutankayo, Darien Taylor.

Editorial team: Laurel Challacombe, Christine Johnston, Zak Knowles

Production of Prevention in Focus has been made possible through financial contributions from the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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