Une communauté de partage des ressources pour les fournisseurs de services canadiens dans le domaine du VIH et de l’hépatite C

HIVStudiesUnit

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The HIV Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit (HIV Studies Unit) was established in 1994 under the University of Toronto’s Academic Priorities Program, with joint funding from the AIDS Bureau, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care and the Faculty of Medicine. The HIV Studies Unit was established as an extra-departmental unit in the Faculty of Medicine sponsored by the Department of Public Health Sciences (now the Dalla Lana School of Public Health) and the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation (now the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation). Within the University and in Canada, the Unit provides a unique focus on community and public health issues, bringing together social and behavioural scientists and epidemiologists.

Ressources

Ontario Men's Survey

The Ontario Men’s Survey was undertaken through the HIV Social, Behavioural andEpidemiological Studies Unit (HIV Studies Unit) of the Faculty of Medicine at theUniversity of Toronto by a research team composed of university and community investigatorsworking with a provincial community advisory committee. The study wasdeveloped through extensive consultation with service providers and AIDS ServiceOrganisations in Ontario cities. The study was based in venues (bars and bathhouses)and community groups in 13 regions of the province.

Male Call Canada

Male Call Canada was a national, university-community collaboration that used a 1-800 toll free telephone number to survey men who have had sex with other men. The Male Call Canada study was undertaken across Canada by a team of university and community-based investigators and a National Advisory Group.

M is for Mutual A is for Acts: Male Sex Work and AIDS in Canada

This is a 20th century review of male sex work in Canada, with an emphasis on HIV and AIDS. It gathers and summarizes past and present writings on male sex work in Canada. The objective was to make a resource document available to focus health discussions about male sex work in relation to HIV and AIDS. One goal was to help the reader better understand some of the existing realities of sex work in Canada. Another was to inform the legal, ethical and policy debates on the roles and rights of sex workers in Canadian society.

Concepts, definitions and models for community-based HIV prevention research in Canada

An early report documenting the inception and evolution of community-based HIV prevention research in Canada. This report provides an early history of CBR research in Canada, defines the term community and describes the role of community in HIV prevention research. It examines different types and forms of research, and explores some traditions of community involvement in research, particularly action research, participatory research and participatory action research.