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July 16, 2018

Canadian HIV Stigma Index - Call For Participants

The HIV Stigma Index is a research and community-building tool used in more than 90 countries worldwide. It is now being implemented in Ontario by a diverse team comprised of community-based representatives, service providers, and academics through St. Michael’s hospital.

Purpose of the Study

The aim of the HIV Stigma Index is to collect information about the experiences of people living with HIV related to stigma, discrimination, and human rights.

Research Process

The HIV Stigma Index is a peer-driven project: It has been developed and implemented by people living with HIV, which means that the Index questions will be asked by another person living with HIV. The Index is carried out in person, and takes between 1 and 2 hours to complete. All participants will be provided with a $50 honorarium.

Benefits of Participating

In addition to helping inform the wider community about experiences of stigma for people living with HIV, the process of implementing the Stigma Index is empowering.

To participate contact Colt Burrows at 1-877-392-7389 or burrowsco@smh.ca

July 5, 2018

RHAC will be at Sunfest from July 5th to July 8th!

Knowledge is power, and RHAC couldn’t be more excited to share the powerful theme of ‘knowledge’ at this year’s Sunfest festival. This year’s theme will recognize and promote important advances in the prevention and treatment of HIV, from PrEP to U=U. Come visit our booth during Sunfest to learn more and celebrate health and wellness in our community. We can’t wait to see you!

 

July 2, 2018

We will be closed on Monday, July 2nd.

June 1, 2018

Location: RHAC Boardroom #30-186 King St, London ON

RHAC is launching a new clinic at 186 King Street to prescribe PrEP: the HIV prevention drug! PrEP is a medication that one can take daily to prevent HIV. PrEP is highly effective when used consistently and correctly. We are happy to announce a partnership with SpecialtyRx to be able to offer this to the community, with a nurse practitioner who will be accepting clients twice a month as of June. 

This event is a FREE presentation that will go over the ins and outs of PrEP, and provide an overview of the services we will offer. If you or someone you know is interested in PrEP, or if you’re a service provider, this is a perfect opportunity to learn about our new service! 

Please RSVP via the EventBrite link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/prep-clinic-launch-tickets-46323755600

PrEP Clinic Launch Facebook Event

Contact Kody, our Gay Men’s HIV Prevention Worker at kcarlson@hivaidsconnection.ca for more information.


April 27, 2018

 

A Heartfelt Evening, hosted by and in support of John Gordon Home, is on Tuesday, May 29th. Funds raised through this event will contribute to providing essential items and services for residents transitioning out of JGH, and back into the community, based on need. These items may include linens, beds, small appliances, other common household itemsand related moving costs.

For more information, visit the event for details

December 1, 2017

Join us for the World AIDS Day Vigil in London at Trinity United Church on December 1 (7-8 PM). The event (not including the audience) will also be live-streamed on RHAC's official Facebook.

November 30, 2017

Join us for the World AIDS Day Vigil in Stratford at Community of Christ on November 30 (7-8:30 PM). The event (not including the audience) will also be live-streamed on RHAC's official Facebook.


September 13, 2017

March 14, 2017

February 8, 2017

Please see links below to the Ontario Supervised Injection Services survey results announcement.

Media Release

OISIS Report

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