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Engage Findings Presented at May 2019 Canadian Association of HIV Research (CAHR) Conference

Ricky Rodrigues
April 16th, 2019

For the 28th Annual Canadian Association of HIV Research (CAHR) Conference, the Engage research team submitted a number of abstracts summarizing preliminary findings from the Engage study. The abstracts are listed briefly below, and full abstracts are available in the conference Abstract Book...

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Engage Intervention Fund

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 22nd, 2019

Over the past few months the recipients of the Engage Intervention Fund have been working on their respective projects. Here are some updates. PrEP SQUAD TO - By Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP)In partnership with local AIDS Service Organizations, community...

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Staffing Updates

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 20th, 2019

There have been some recent changes to the Engage team: Farewell Heather The Vancouver team bids farewell to our Post-Doctoral Fellow Heather Armstrong. Heather has been with us since June 2016, was instrumental in the launch of Engage and offer immense support with the data-analysis...

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Grant Application Success

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 19th, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that we received news of the success of our cohort funding application to CIHR. We have received funding that will help support the Engage cohort over the next four years. Many thanks to the team who worked on this application especially the Montreal team for...

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Engage Updates

Gbolahan Olarewaju
February 18th, 2019

Recruitment In Vancouver, at 584 participants, we are nearing the final stretch in our baseline recruitment. However we still have 150 participants to go. Managing both Momentum and Engage cohort participants has created a capacity challenge that we are seeking a solution to. We...

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Feb 12: Engage Toronto Office Closed Due to Weather Conditions

Ricky Rodrigues
February 12th, 2019

Due to unexpected weather conditions, Ryerson University is closed today, Tuesday February 12th, 2019. As a result, Engage study visits scheduled for this day have been cancelled. Participants can reschedule at www.engage-men.ca/booktoronto. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Engage...

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Engage Toronto Office Closed Due to Weather Conditions

Ricky Rodrigues
February 06th, 2019

Please note that, as of 1 pm on Wednesday February 6th, 2019, Ryerson University will be closed due to severe weather conditions. For this reason, Engage study visits scheduled for this day have been cancelled. We apologize for any...

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Engage Toronto Holiday Closures

Ricky Rodrigues
December 08th, 2018

In accordance with the Ryerson University winter holiday schedule, the Engage Toronto Office will be closed from Friday December 21, 2018, to Sunday January 6, 2019 (inclusive). An Engage nurse will come in during this time to let participants know of their test results. However, no appointments...

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We’re halfway there!

Ricky Rodrigues
December 03rd, 2018

We have recruited half of our sample for Engage! Thank you to our participants, staff, and funders! You’ve contributed in such significant ways to research that can improve the health and well-being of guys across Canada. At this point, if every participant recruits just one more person, we...

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Engage Toronto Third Best Buy Draw Winner

Ricky Rodrigues
September 18th, 2018

On September 18, 2018, at the Engage Toronto Office, the Engage Toronto Research Coordinator and HIV Prevention Lab Manager drew the winning ticket for the third $250 Best Buy gift card draw. The winning ticket was ticket #24 and was drawn using Google’s random number generator (see image below)....

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