The Blueprint

5. Research/evidence

To get ahead of the epidemic, we need research. Canada's investments in basic science, evaluation and research (epidemiological, clinical, psychosocial, community-based and health services):

  • enable us to track and monitor the spread of HIV
  • contribute to worldwide efforts to understand and stop HIV disease
  • help us understand the needs of people living with HIV and of communities at risk
  • lead to stronger care and treatment programs
  • inform policy
  • help us make more effective use of limited resources