Research-to-Action

GSHI presentations at CAHR 2017

A number of oral and poster presentations on research conducted by the Gender and Sexual Health Initiative will take place at this year’s CAHR conference, held in Montreal from April 6 to 9, 2017. They include findings from our SHAWNA, AESHA, and Gulu Projects. If you’re at the conference, check out these presentations!

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Friday, April 7

"Peer-Support Efforts Promote Health Access for Indigenous Sex Workers: Critical Need for Self-Determination in Indigenous Sex Worker-Led HIV Prevention and Care"
Authors: Brittany Bingham, Putu Duff, Jill Chettiar, Melissa Braschel, Laura MacKinnon, Kate Shannon, Sex Workers United Against Violence (SWUAV)
Time: 11:30
Room: Mont-Royal, Hampstead, Côte St-Luc
(Part of Track D: Social Sciences: New Approaches in Indigenous Health Research, 11:00–12:30)

"Incarceration Associated With Reduced Odds of Viral Suppression Amongst Women Living With HIV: Critical Need to Address Gaps in HIV Cascade"
Authors: Margaret M. Erickson, Neora Pick, Patience Chamboko, Florence Ranville, Melissa Braschel, Mary Kestler, Karen Friesen, Andrea Krüsi, Julio Montaner, Kate Shannon, SHAWNA Team
Time: 15:30
Room: Marie
(Part of Track E: Multidisciplinary: Community-based Research and Participative Approaches, 15:00-17:00)

Saturday, April 8

"‘Through our own eyes’ – Photo-elicitation of Gender, Stigma, Disclosure and the Impact of Criminalization of HIV"
Authors: Andrea Krüsi, Patience Chamboko, Flo Ranville, Patience Nyoni, Karina Czyzewski, Heidi Safford, Lulu Gurney, Sarah Moreheart, Kate Shannon, SHAWNA Team
Time: 11:15
Room: Mont-Royal, Hampstead, Côte St-Luc
(Part of Track D: Social Sciences: Impacts of HIV Criminalization, 11:00–12:30)

"Honouring Indigenous Women’s Resilience and Indigeneity in the provision of HIV Care"
Authors: Karina Czyzewski, Flo Ranville, Sherri Pooyak, Charlotte Loppie, Andrea Krüsi, Kate Shannon, SHAWNA Team
Time: 15:30
Room: Mont-Royal, Hampstead, Côte St-Luc
(Part of Track E: Multidisciplinary: Women’s Health, Maternity and Paediatrics, 15:00-17:00)

"HIV Disclosure Without Consent Linked to Increased Risk of Violence Against Women Living with HIV in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia"
Authors: Daniella Barreto, Andrea Krüsi, Flo Ranville, Heidi Safford, Sherri Pooyak, Melissa Braschel, Mary Kestler, Jeannie Shoveller, Kate Shannon
Time: 16:15
Room: Bonaventure
(Part of Track C: Epidemiology and Public Health: Interdisciplinary Epidemiology, 15:00-17:00)

POSTERS

"Structural factors increase inconsistent condom use by sex workers’ one-time and regular clients in Northern Uganda"
Authors: Putu Duff, Josephine Birungi, Monika Akello, Sabina Dobrer, Godfrey Muzaaya, Kate Shannon
EPHP4.09

"Gender-based violence impacts food insecurity amongst marginalized women living with or affected by HIV in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia"
Authors: Daniella Barreto, Jeannie Shoveller, Putu Duff, Melissa Braschel, Kate Shannon
EPHP10.01

"Realizing women’s reproductive rights in the era of ART: The negative impact of having one’s HIV status ‘outed’ on pregnancy decisions"
Authors: Putu Duff, Eugenia Socias, Patience Chamboko, Melissa Braschel, Mary Kestler, Deborah Money, Gina Ogilvie, Andrea Krüsi, Kate Shannon
SSP12.04