Prevention in Focus

Spring 2014 

HIV prevention and trans people: What the Trans PULSE Project can tell us

The Trans PULSE Project is studying the health and HIV vulnerability of trans people in Ontario.

By Scott Anderson

New best practice guidelines for harm reduction programs promote needle distribution

Key recommendations for Canadian harm reduction programs that provide services to people who inject drugs.

By Carol Strike and Tara Marie Watson

Unknown, negative or positive? Using knowledge of HIV status as an HIV prevention strategy

Serosorting is an HIV prevention strategy used by some gay men. What is serosorting, how well does it work, and what can be done to make it work better?

By James Wilton and Tim Rogers

Using e-mail services to keep up-to-date with HIV and hepatitis C

How electronic bulletins and alerts can keep you up-to-date with the latest news and research.

By Erica Lee

Acknowledgements

CATIE would like to thank the following people for their contribution to this issue of Prevention in Focus: Scott Anderson, Michael Bailey, Greta Bauer, Michelle Bilan, Logan Broeckaert, Carla Densmore, Julie Dingwell, Laurie Edmiston, Riyas Fadel, Brittany Howlett, Ed Jackson, Christine Johnston, Erica Lee, Carol Major, Alexandra Martin-Roche, Nitika Pant Pai, Jim Pollock, Tim Rogers, Carol Strike, Darrell Tan, Matt Watson, Tara Marie Watson, James Wilton.

Editorial team: Laurel Challacombe, Logan Broeckaert, Zak Knowles.

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