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OHTN Quarterly Report: Q1 April 1 – June 30, 2018 STRATEGIC DIRECTION ONE:

27 August 2018


The increase in testing likely reflects the success of recent The success of HIV testing initiatives testing campaigns and other promotion efforts, improved The sub-populations at highest risk availability of testing, and implementation of the Ontario HIV Regional testing success and areas of Testing Frequency Guidelines created in 2012. [...] The MOU provides a formal structure to regularly bring OHT N and OAHAS together to set specific deliverables and desired outcomes aligned with the provincial strategy on HIV/AIDS, as well as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 19 to “establish measurable goals to identify and close the gaps in health outcomes between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities.” Follow-up from P. [...] 2 STRATEGIC DIRECTION THREE: Support the Use of the Best Available Data and Research Evidence Establishing an HIV Mental Health Network Community of Short-term outcome: Practice Create a community of practice The OHTN is supporting the Toronto HIV Mental Health Network to to address learning needs understand and serve the knowledge needs of its membership. [...] The This is consistent with goal 1.d of group is also exploring the possibility of holding monthly meetings the HIV/AIDS Strategy for Ontario to strengthen existing HIV and other (instead of the current quarterly schedule) to support the group”s health, community and social learning and peer support objectives. [...] based practices in clinical care Working with the Ontario Clinic Network and the pharmacist’s group, This is consistent with goal 51.d of the event will combine structured CME-credit plenary and the HIV/AIDS Strategy for Ontario to educational sessions, with discussions of innovations in care and establish clinical care guidelines for support.


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