Resources and links

 

OHESI technical reports

These in-depth reports contain key findings, definitions, figures and data tables and are intended to support public health professionals, clinicians, health system planners, policy makers and the leadership of front-line organizations, as well as other engaged stakeholders.

HIV testing in Ontario, 2016

This document describes trends in HIV testing over the past decade (2007 to 2016). The data are broken down by sex, age, test type (i.e. nominal, anonymous, coded), exposure category, health region and location health integration network. The report is based on HIV diagnostic tests from public health laboratory systems.

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HIV care cascade in Ontario by sex, age and health region: Linkage to care, in care, on antiretroviral treatment and virally suppressed, 2015

This document describes trends in HIV cascade indicators by sex, age and health region. It builds upon the previously released OHESI cascade report describing overall trends in cascade indicators for the province. The report has been compiled using a cohort of people diagnosed with HIV in Ontario, created using linked HIV diagnostic and viral load tests from public health laboratory systems.

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New HIV diagnoses in Ontario: Preliminary report, 2016

This document describes trends in new diagnoses by sex, age, priority population, race/ethnicity and health region. The report is based on HIV-positive diagnostic tests from public health laboratory systems.

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HIV care cascade in Ontario: Linkage to care, in care, on antiretroviral treatment and virally suppressed, 2015

This document describes overall trends in HIV cascade indicators between 2000 and 2015. The report has been compiled using a cohort of people diagnosed with HIV in Ontario, created using linked HIV diagnostic and viral load tests from public health laboratory systems.

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** The above documents can be made available in alternate formats upon request. Please email OHESI (at) ohtn.on.ca for more information.

OHESI factsheets

These products are intended to provide easy to understand summaries and key messages for front-line service providers and community members.

The HIV care cascade in Ontario

This factsheet describes trends in the HIV care cascade in Ontario between 2000 and 2015.

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Historical epidemiology reports

Remis RS, Liu J. HIV/AIDS in Ontario: Preliminary Report, 2011. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Aug 2013.

This preliminary report is the last produced by Ontario HIV Epidemiologic Monitoring Unit (OHEMU) and contains information on new HIV diagnoses in Ontario up to 2011.

Remis RS, Swantee C, Liu J. Report on HIV/AIDS in Ontario, 2009. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, June 2012.

This full report contains the most recent HIV incidence and prevalence estimates for Ontario. OHESI is currently working to produce updated estimates.

Other links

OHESI Partners

Public Health Agency of Canada
AIDS Bureau, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care
Public Health Ontario
Ontario HIV Treatment Network

Additional Ontario HIV surveillance information

Ontario HIV Epidemiologic Monitoring Unit (unit no longer active – contains historical data)
Public Health Ontario – Surveillance reports

HIV/AIDS information and services

CATIE (Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange)
HIV411.ca – a list of HIV/AIDS service providers across Canada
Sexual Health Ontario – HIV and AIDS
HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)