Impact of food insecurity on survival among HIV-positive injection drug users receiving antiretroviral therapy in a Canadian cohort
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Define food insecurity; Discuss prevalence and correlates of food insecurity among illicit drug users; Describe potential mechanisms linking food insecurity to adverse HIV clinical outcomes; Explain relationship between food insecurity and mortality; Formulate further research questions; Discuss potential public health implications
Keyword(s): Drug Injectors, Food Security
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I held a federal doctoral trainee award on the topic of food insecurity, drug use and HIV/AIDS. I am a co-investigators on several federally funded grants focusing on social determinants of health and HIV. I have published extensively on the topic of food insecurity and am a designated Academic Focal Point for a United Nations Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV, Nutrition and Food Insecurity.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.