Program Science: Innovations and Pragmatic Approaches to End HIV Epidemics in Canada

Dr. Sean Rourke introducing guest speakers at the Program Science Symposium

The 2015 Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) conference, in Toronto, was a huge success with a number of engaging presentations. Friday May 1st, REACH held a Program Science session whose aim was to introduce Program/Implementation Science, as well as explore its pragmatics with real world examples and describe how these approaches can create more effective health interventions and solutions.

Click here to watch a video of the event and learn more about:

  • Nancy Edwards’ thoughts on the importance of context with respect to intervention implementations,
  • Kenneth Mayer’s findings in his clinical trials that allow a glimpse into people’s motivations to use (or not use) PrEP,
  • James Blanchard’s views on how an academic institution can contribute to HIV prevention programs on a global scale.


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