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    CIHRRC Research Activities

    CIHRRC is currently pursuing a variety of research activities that address research priorities in HIV and rehabilitation identified by Realize (formerly CWGHR).

    What's New at CIHRRC

    The CIHRRC Spring/Summer 2017 E-Update (June 2017)

    CIHRRC is pleased to release the CIHRRC Spring/Summer 2017 E-Update. The purpose of this E-Update is to highlight updates from CIHRRC members including publications or knowledge translation activities related to HIV, Rehabilitation and Research. Click here to read the E-Update.

    Posted by Melanie Bisnauth Posted on 2018-01-23

    CIHRRC 2017 Membership Meeting

    A CUHRRC Membership Meeting was held on Thursday September 14, 2017.The purpose of this meeting was to welcome new CUHRRC members and exchange knowledge and updates on HIV and rehabilitation research. Click here to access Kyle Vaders’ webinar slides on developing and evaluating a 12-week chronic pain self-management intervention at the Chronic Pain Clinic located at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, in Ontario.

    Posted by Melanie Bisnauth Posted on 2018-01-23

    HIV, Aging and Rehabilitation Focus at CAHR 2017

    CIHRRC was pleased to collaborate with the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) and Realize (formerly the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation) on two HIV and rehabilitation endeavours at the 26th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research in Montreal, Quebec, in April 2017. 

    • Self-Management Interventions in HIV Rehabilitation – Addressing Research Priorities in HIV, Aging and Rehabilitation (Ancillary Meeting - Thursday April 6, 2017).

    CIHRRC in collaboration with CAHR, Realize and the Living with HIV (LHIV) Team hosted a one day participatory working meeting with the aim to translate knowledge and advance an intervention-based research agenda focused on self-management (SM) in the context of HIV, aging and rehabilitation. The meeting was attended by 32 clinicians, researchers, community members, people living with HIV, and trainees from Canada, Ireland and the United States with expertise in HIV, aging, rehabilitation and chronic disease self-management research. Speakers included Claire Liddy (University of Ottawa), Cliona Ni Cheallaigh (Mercer’s Institute for Successful Aging, Trinity College Dublin) and Richard Harding (King’s College London), who spoke about:

     

    • Advancing HIV, Aging and Rehabilitation: Where Does Rehabilitation Fit in the HIV Care Cascade? (Plenary Session - Friday April 7th, 2017).

    This session featured the role and emerging evidence for rehabilitation in the context of HIV, aging, and multi-morbidity across both the life course and the HIV care cascade. To view the presentation click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uFbH5j6tXQ 

    For more information on the above HIV and rehabilitation sessions at CAHR 2017, the final report can be accessed at the following link: http://cihrrc.hivandrehab.ca/docs/HIV-Aging-and-Rehabilitation-Final-Report-June-29-17.pdf 

    Acknowledgements

    This meeting was supported by a Planning Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Institute of Aging.  This meeting was a collaboration between the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR), Canada-International HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative (CIHRRC), Realize (formerly the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation), and the Living with HIV (LHIV) Innovation Team who partnered for the Ancillary Meeting focused on self-management in the context of HIV and rehabilitation.

    Special thanks to the Ancillary Meeting Rapporteur Team: Andrew Eaton (AIDS Committee of Toronto), Lisa Boucher (Bruyère Research Institute), Eugene Nam (Ontario HIV Treatment Network), and Alex Terpstra (Ontario HIV Treatment Network)

    Posted by Sundus Haji-Jama Posted on 2017-06-29