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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

    CUHRRC at EACS 2015

    CUHRRC is pleased to release 'A Rapporteur Summary of the HIV and Rehabilitation Content presented at the 15th European AIDS Conference hosted by the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS).' The 15th European AIDS Conference occurred in Barcelona from October 21st-24th, 2015. CUHRRC developed this rapporteur summary to summarize HIV and rehabilitation content presented at EACS 2015 to increase awareness of research in the field. The Rapporteur Summary is organized according to six research priorities in the Framework of Research Priorities in HIV, Disability and Rehabilitation: 1) episodic health and disability; 2) aging with HIV across the lifespan; 3) concurrent health conditions; 4) access to rehabilitation and models of rehabilitation service provision; 5) effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions; and 6) enhancing outcome measurement in HIV and rehabilitation research. The priorities are in no particular order of importance. Specific abstracts are referenced throughout, with a reference list at the end of the summary. To access the Rapporteur Summary on HIV and Rehabilitation Research, please click here.

    Posted by Ayesha Nayar Posted on 2016-04-06

    Readiness to Engage in Exercise

    'Alya Simonik, Kyle Vader, Denine Ellis, Dirouhi Kesbian and Priscilla Leung recently published 'Are you ready? Exploring readiness to engage in exercise among people living with HIV and multimorbidity in Toronto, Canada: a qualitative study' in BMJ Open (March 2016).  The students completed this work under the supervision of Kelly O'Brien (University of Toronto), Soo Chan Carusone (Casey House) and Patrick Jachyra (University of Toronto) in partial fulfillment of their Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree at the University of Toronto.

    Click here to access the full publication and click here to access the factsheet.'

    Posted by Ayeshar Nayar Posted on 2016-03-24

    Registration for the 3rd International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research is Now Open!

    Registration is now open for the 3rd International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research – HIV and Aging to be held in Winnipeg, Canada on Thursday May 12th, 2016 at the RBC Convention Centre from 8:00am-4:00pm. The Forum is open to all conference attendees. There is no cost for registration however registration is limited. If you would like to attend, please visit http://3rd-international-forum-hiv-rehab-research.eventbrite.ca to register. Join us on Twitter @CUHRRC for updates!

    For more information, please contact Ayesha Nayar (CUHRRC Coordinator) at cuhrrc@utoronto.ca.

    Acknowledgements: The 3rd International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research is funded by a Meeting, Planning and Dissemination Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Aging Institute. We also acknowledge support from Three Flying Piglets (filming).
    CUHRRC gratefully acknowledges the financial support by the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR).

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    Posted by Ayesha Nayar Posted on 2016-02-16