CRICH researchers worked with community partners to improve cancer screening rates for South Asian communities in Peel Region, Ontario.
A unique tool to help researchers, community agencies and policy-makers find out more about the relationship between our neighbourhoods and our health.
In our first year, our CATCH program linked almost 200 people who were homeless and recovering from illness to services like family medicine, psychiatry, case management, transitional housing and peer support.
St. Michael’s Hospital is using CRICH findings, along with Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario protocols, to inform its intimate partner violence screening program.
CRICH collaborated with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care AIDS Bureau, Ontario HIV test practitioners and the Ontario Central Public Health Laboratory to evaluate HIV testing and counselling activities across Ontario.
Based on research including a CRICH study, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote new HIV testing guidelines for health care providers to test all adult patients for HIV.