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Research

CHAMP Research Report: Reducing HIV stigma and advancing equity through committed action

Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT) launched our signature CIHR –funded Community HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project (CHAMP) Report in Toronto. The CHAMP study engaged both people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) and non-PLHIV leaders from different sectors (faith, media, social justice, settlement, health etc.) within 3 communities (Asian, Black and Latino) to pilot and test the...

Supporting the Supporter Research Think Tank

Supporting the supporter research think tank March 2014 Through collaborative partnerships with the CIHR Centre for REACH, Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment and Ontario HIV Treatment Network organized a national research think tank with a goal to share knowledge and regional priorities for addressing the needs of PHA service providers. Held in Toronto on March...

The Power Of Grassroots Innovations: CAAT’s Pioneering Study In Stigma Reduction Is Setting New Trends In CBR And Mental Health Research

CHAMP: Community Champions HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project’s innovative design and groundbreaking method of engaging both the affected individuals/communities and community leaders from faith, media, social justice, and arts sectors have contributed to the development of important research addressing stigma of mental illness in Canada. This summer, Josephine Wong and Kenneth Fung of the CHAMP research...

“CAAT CHAMP team at the 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion (Aug 25 to 29, 2013) in Pattaya, Thailand: Drs. Alan Li, Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, and Josephine Wong facilitated a 90-minute workshop on CHAMP interventions (SJCB-Social Justice Capacity Building, and ACT-Acceptance Commitment Training); Dr. Maticka-Tyndale also delivered an oral presentation on social and economic factors that contributed to CHAMP participants staying in or dropping out of the study.”

Research/Presentations

CAHR: Montreal, Quebec: April 2012 The 21st Annual Canadian Association of HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR) Conference was held on April 19 – 22, 2012 at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal, Quebec. The theme of this year’s Conference was “”A Turning Point in the Fight against HIV: Meeting New Challenges”. After 30 years of...

Research/Presentations

CAAT presents at CCPH Conference in Houston, Texas, USA In the Spring of 2012, CAAT had opportunities to show-case its work to national and international audiences at different conferences. On April 18-21, 2012, CAAT was invited to present at the 15th anniversary conference for Community –Campus Partnership for Health (CCPH) in Houston, Texas, USA. The...