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    Welcome to CUHRRC

    The Canada-United Kingdom (UK) HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative (CUHRRC) is an international research collaborative that includes people living with HIV, researchers, clinicians, representatives from AIDS service organizations, and policy stakeholders in Canada and the United Kingdom (UK), Ireland and the United States of America (USA) with an interest in HIV and rehabilitation research.

    Recent News and Updates

    Scoping Studies: Overview and Summary of Resources

    Members of a Canada-United Kingdom (UK) partnership hosted an international two-day meeting titled Advancing the Field of Scoping Study Methodology on June 8-9th, 2015 at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Forty-eight researchers, clinicians and knowledge users from Canada, the UK and USA attended this CIHR-funded meeting with the goal to advance the development of methodological quality criteria for conducting and reporting scoping studies in order to enhance knowledge synthesis and translation of health and rehabilitation research. Click here to access the Overview and Summary of Resources and click here to access the Meeting Report.

    Posted by Ayesha Nayar Posted on 2016-04-29

    CUHRRC at EACS 2015

    CUHRRC is pleased to release 'A Rapporteur Summary of the HIV and Rehabilitation Content presented at the 15th European AIDS Conference hosted by the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS).' The 15th European AIDS Conference occurred in Barcelona from October 21st-24th, 2015. CUHRRC developed this rapporteur summary to summarize HIV and rehabilitation content presented at EACS 2015 to increase awareness of research in the field. The Rapporteur Summary is organized according to six research priorities in the Framework of Research Priorities in HIV, Disability and Rehabilitation: 1) episodic health and disability; 2) aging with HIV across the lifespan; 3) concurrent health conditions; 4) access to rehabilitation and models of rehabilitation service provision; 5) effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions; and 6) enhancing outcome measurement in HIV and rehabilitation research. The priorities are in no particular order of importance. Specific abstracts are referenced throughout, with a reference list at the end of the summary. To access the Rapporteur Summary on HIV and Rehabilitation Research, please click here.

    Posted by Ayesha Nayar Posted on 2016-04-06

    Readiness to Engage in Exercise

    'Alya Simonik, Kyle Vader, Denine Ellis, Dirouhi Kesbian and Priscilla Leung recently published 'Are you ready? Exploring readiness to engage in exercise among people living with HIV and multimorbidity in Toronto, Canada: a qualitative study' in BMJ Open (March 2016).  The students completed this work under the supervision of Kelly O'Brien (University of Toronto), Soo Chan Carusone (Casey House) and Patrick Jachyra (University of Toronto) in partial fulfillment of their Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree at the University of Toronto.

    Click here to access the full publication and click here to access the factsheet.'

    Posted by Ayeshar Nayar Posted on 2016-03-24