Pan-Canadian sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections framework for action: infographic


  • Reduce the incidence of STBBI in Canada
  • Improve access to testing, treatment, and ongoing care and support
  • Reduce stigma and discrimination that create vulnerabilities to STBBI

Core pillars

  • Prevention
  • Testing
  • Initiation of care and treatment
  • Ongoing care and support

Central to the four core pillars is an enabling environment

Guiding Principles

  • Meaningful engagement of people living with HIV and viral hepatitis and key populations
  • Moving towards truth and reconciliation
  • Integrated approach
  • Cultural relevance
  • Human rights
  • Health equity
  • Multi-sectoral approach
  • Evidence-based policy and programs

For more information: Visit SEARCH “STBBI Framework”
*STBBI = Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections, including HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Health, 2018 | Cat.: HP40-215/2018E-PDF | ISBN: 978-0-660-26883-5 | Pub.: 180105

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