Most chlamydia and gonorrhea infections in Ontario are being missed during sexual health screenings because of swabbing errors. There are two major culprits: healthcare providers not prompting patients to get rectal and pharyngeal swabs and errors when patients collect their own swab samples. As we know, bacterial infections can be localized, which can lead to […]
Finding a healthcare provider is difficult for many cis and trans, Two-Spirit, gay, and bisexual men who have sex with men (2SGBMSM). This tip sheet provides vital steps to finding a healthcare provider to provide optimal care for you. It is essential to understand and know the knowledge, skills, and experience of healthcare providers as you find a healthcare provider. The tip sheet explores some tips on the interview with the healthcare provider and a sample list of questions to discuss. Take your time to make a decision in your health’s best interest and gradually build your relationship with the healthcare provider.