News

Celebrating the Launch of Engage!

Gbolahan Olarewaju
May 12th, 2017

Shortly after the new year began, all three sites began an intensive process of piloting different components of the Engage study. On January 14th, the Engage Toronto team conducted its first pilot, inviting three diverse gbMSM to Ryerson University to test the Engage questionnaire and walk through...

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Promoting Engage

Jody Jollimore
January 03rd, 2017

We want lots of people to know about Engage. That includes public health and policy makers, community organizations and health advocates and most importantly, our gbMSM communities. Since we are using Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS), it means these tools cannot be used for recruitment, rather they...

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Engage’s second annual pre-CAHR session

Engage
July 27th, 2016

The Engage team held their second annual pre-CAHR session on May 12, 2016 in Winnipeg. Over 40 researchers, community members and decision makers participated in the day-long session. The morning was spent updating the team on progress, including the set-up of Community Engagement Committees, the...

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Community Engagement Committees Launched

Engage
July 27th, 2016

The Engage team worked with our community partners in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver to launch three Community Engagement Committees. Here’s a brief update from our committees. Montreal Montreal’s Community Engagement Committee (CEC) convened once again on January 26th, 2016. This meeting...

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Questionnaire Development

Engage
July 27th, 2016

Throughout 2015 the Engage team worked with our community, public health, and research partners to create the first draft of the questionnaire. We began this iterative process by identifying priorities for the questionnaire that reflected the experiences of gay and bisexual men regarding HIV and...

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