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  • APAA participates in research projects, conducted by or with other organizations, which enhances the lives of Africans infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • APAA and the Clear Unit of McMaster University carried out a research - “Determining the most appropriate methods of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Accessing Service Among Africans Living in Toronto”
  • APAA and the committee for accessible AIDS treatment carried out various research such as: “ Involving Target communities of research to be the leaders in effecting changes; immigration/ refugee PHAs as research knowledge transfer exchange ambassador”,  “Knowledge and attitudes of health and social services providers about immigrant, refugee and non-status people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada”,  “Mental health service access barriers for immigrant, refugee and non-status people with HIV/AIDS in Canada, contrasting perspectives between service users and service providers”.
  • APAA and ACCHO carried out a research. “In our own Words: systemic and institutional responses to HIV stigma affecting African and Caribbean communities in Ontario”.
    APAA and Mount Sinai hospital carried out a research.” PHA ACCESS – Introducing Mental Health Therapies in AIDS Services organization: A CBR study of knowledge exchange, Mindfulness –based stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Practice adopting MBSR to PHA Access Project, Narrative competence Psychotherapy (NCP) Art Therapy.
  • Currently APAA is undertaking a new research project titled “iSpeak: Exploring the Views & Perspectives of African men about HIV/AIDS in Toronto”. The overall goal of the study is to engage African immigrant and refugee men to address the HIV epidemic, and to assist APAA and other stakeholders to develop effective evidence based and informed HIV/AIDS prevention messages and strategies for African immigrant and refugee men living in Toronto