HIV/AIDS

Vatican adopts HIV/AIDS treatment model developed in B.C. (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Julio Montaner has garnered a slew of awards and honorary degrees from around the world as his quest to destroy HIV/AIDS gains traction with more political leaders. 

What’s driving a surge in government-funded gay studies? (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A surge of government-funded studies into HIV and the health of gay and bisexual men marks a new recognition among public health officials of the community’s needs, say some researchers.

We can beat AIDS in Canada. Here’s how. (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Canadians are rightly proud of the universal coverage provided by our national health care system. Sadly, there are gaps in our access that have very grave consequences. In regions across the country, care and treatment is failing to reach those living with HIV.

B.C. researcher gets Vatican’s blessing on life-saving HIV treatment (Dr. Julio Montaner)

The Pope has endorsed a Canadian researcher’s pioneering use of antiretroviral drugs as a way to treat and prevent millions of HIV infections.

Pope Francis endorses pioneering work of HIV-AIDS researcher (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Pope Francis has given the ‘thumbs up’ to the ground-breaking work of a leading Argentinian-Canadian doctor who pioneered the use of Antiretroviral drugs to treat and prevent HIV infections.

Dealing with Saskatchewan’s high HIV rates (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Saskatchewan continues to lead the country in new cases HIV, with rates twice the national average.

HIV treatment drug could be effective preventative tool: study (Canadian HIV Trials Network)

A drug used here as part of treatment for people infected with HIV could be used as an effective preventative tool, claim the authors of a new study by the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network.

Toolkit for Change: How Surprising Coalitions Trigger Social Shifts (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Like many at my local video shop, I spent too much of last year watching Borgen, the Danish political drama not available on Netflix.

Island Health expands blood collection program (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

Island Health plans to expand services to those living with blood-borne diseases such as HIV and AIDS, as well as preventive measures for those at-risk.

B.C. treatment as prevention strategy gains ground on HIV/AIDS (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

The number of people becoming newly infected with HIV and those dying of AIDS-related causes have both plummeted in British Columbia, thanks largely to the widespread use of antiretrovirals.

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