Welcome to our new
Executive Director,
Shannon Ryan!

The Board of Directors of the Ontario AIDS Network (OAN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shannon Thomas Ryan as the organization’s Executive Director. He succeeds Wendy Pinder who has been Acting Executive Director since March 2018.




“It’s very, very clear that the risk is zero. If you are on suppressive antiretroviral treatment, you are sexually non-infectious.”

– Dr Alison Rodger

lead author of PARTNER 2, presenting at the 22nd International AIDS
Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam, July 25, 2018.

OAN News

Remembering Ruthann

Remembering Ruthann

It is with great sadness that we share the recent passing of Ruthann Tucker. Ruthann was a strong and present Director, visionary and champion of the HIV/AIDS Sector in Ontario for many many years. She dedicated her life to the HIV/AIDS community, working at ACT, Fife...

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PLDI Core Training 2019: Coming Soon!

PLDI Core Training 2019: Coming Soon!

The Positive Leadership Development Institute is accepting applications for an upcoming Level 1 (Core Training) session, taking place in London, Ontario April 25-28, 2019! This course is intended for newcomers to the PLDI Program, so please share this information...

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Harm Reduction in Gay Men’s Health

Harm Reduction in Gay Men’s Health

Dane Griffiths, Associate Director of the Gay Men's Sexual Health Alliance (GMSH) penned a recent article for CATIE's Blog calling out the urgent need for a widespread scale-up of harm reduction efforts in gay men's health in Canada. The article, found here, also...

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For over 20 years, the OAN has evolved and grown to a membership of 32 agencies and 7 affiliates, creating one of the strongest health movements in Ontario.

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