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ACT's Community Health Forums fall and winter series has returned. Held monthly from September through March, our forums feature expert presentations and panel discussions about health issues relevant to people living with HIV and to those at risk for HIV. 

You can also watch the forums you've missed on our Youtube channel.

October 2023 Forum

Date: Tuesday, October 17 at 6:00pm Online

Topic: Findings from PRIMP - Barriers and Facilitators to Broader PrEP Implementation

Brief overview: Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a groundbreaking strategy for preventing HIV that is safe, effective and approved by Health Canada. This forum will explore findings from PRIMP, a multi-component study about expanding use of PrEP among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in urban Ontario and British Columbia.

Who: Darrell H. S. Tan, MD FRCPC PhD (he/him) + panel

Bio: Darrell H. S. Tan is an infectious diseases physician and Clinical-Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital where he leads the Options Collaboratory in HIV/STI Treatment and Prevention Science ( His research focuses on clinical trials and implementation science in the areas of HIV prevention and treatment, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and COVID-19.