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New funding opportunity for Indigenous post-secondary students

Published 13, Sep, 2017
Author // Ontario HIV Treatment Network - Research

The OHTN's Indigenous Learning Pathways to Prevention Award (ILPP) will fund two The OHTN's Indigenous Learning Pathways to Prevention Award (ILPP) will fund two students conducting community-based projects in Ontario.

New funding opportunity for Indigenous post-secondary students

The OHTN's Indigenous Learning Pathways to Prevention Award (ILPP) aims to engage Indigenous post-secondary students in community-based research to improve prevention, treatment, and care programs offered to their communities around sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections, including HIV.

The ILPP will fund two Indigenous students conducting community-based projects with an Indigenous health or community-based agency in Ontario. The award provides $30,000 over a one-year period to support both the research activities and the student’s salary. More details about projects eligible for funding through this award are available in the Call for Expressions of Interest.

Interested students and their community partner agencies are encouraged to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., the OHTN’s Indigenous Research Initiatives Coordinator, by October 20, 2017.

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Ontario HIV Treatment Network - Research

Ontario HIV Treatment Network - Research

The Ontario HIV Treatment Network is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.  We are a network composed of:

  • People with HIV
  • Academic and community-based researchers
  • Members of AIDS service organizations and other community groups
  • Decision makers from all levels of government and various community groups
  • Health care providers

We promote excellence and innovation in HIV treatment, research, education and prevention in Ontario to:

  • Improve the health and well being of people with HIV
  • Contribute to HIV prevention efforts
  • Promote knowledge exchange among all HIV stakeholders
  • Ensure value for resources

For more information the OHTN please visit their website.

 


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