Acknowledgements: Population-specific HIV/AIDS status report: HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted and blood borne infections among youth in Canada


The Public Health Agency of Canada (the Agency) would like to acknowledge the individuals, population and community representatives, researchers and government officials who contributed their time, expertise and experience to the development of this report. In particular, the Agency extends its gratitude to the members of a technical working group for their exceptional commitment, invaluable advice and guidance:

  • Stephen Alexander, Canadian AIDS Society (Ottawa, ON)
  • Martin Blais, Département de sexologie, Université du Québec à Montréal (Montreal, QC)
  • Philippe-Benoît Côté, Département de sexologie, Université du Québec à Montréal (Montreal, QC)
  • Michel Dorais, École de service social, Université Laval (Quebec, QC)
  • Danya Fast, BC Centre of Excellence in HIV/AIDS/ARYS Study (Vancouver, BC)
  • Jennifer Gratrix, Alberta Health Services/Communicable Disease Control (Edmonton, AB)
  • June Larkin, GAAP Project/University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)
  • Alisa McClain, Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)
  • Ken Monteith, COCQ-SIDA (Montreal, QC)
  • Hazelle Palmer, AIDS Committee of Toronto (Positive Youth Outreach Services) (Toronto, ON)
  • Andrea Poncia, Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)
  • José Pruden, Battlefords Family Health Centre (North Battleford, SK)
  • Kim Thomas, Canadian AIDS Society (Ottawa, ON)
  • Elliott Youden, Youth representative (Ottawa and Toronto, ON)

In addition, the Agency would like to acknowledge individuals from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and individuals from within its own organization for their contribution and dedicated efforts, including those from its Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control and Regional Operations.

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