HIV/AIDS

This is Vancouver's most awesome doctor in 2014 (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, and Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Montaner has been a tireless advocate for improving the efficacy and accessibility of HIV treatment and care.

Pushing Canadian HIV/AIDS research further (B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A one-of-a-kind national HIV/AIDS study, led by Simon Fraser University health scientist Robert Hogg, is getting new funding to expand its mandate.

Dr. Julio Montaner nominated to Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Prestigious honour recognizes significant contributions and achievements by
Dr. Montaner in the field of HIV/AIDS

BC HIV/AIDS researcher up for hall of fame (Dr. Julio Montaner)

A Vancouver doctor and world-renowned HIV/AIDS researcher has been selected for induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

Why the United Nations is adopting Canadian scientist’s HIV strategy (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Make sure 90 per cent of people infected with HIV are tested, get 90 per cent of that group on regular treatment and have 90 per cent stay on the therapy to keep their viral loads undetectable.

United Nations embraces BC—HIV/AIDS control strategy (Dr. Julio Montaner)

On Thursday, UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson announced 90-90-90, a new strategy to end AIDS.

Vancouver doctor endorses plan as chief architect of new UN global strategy to fight AIDS (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Vancouver doctor and world-renowned AIDS researcher Dr. Julio Montaner sat in United Nations general assembly in New York on Thursday as the UN endorsed an ambitious new plan to fight the AIDS epidemic globally, and end the epidemic by 2030.

In Surrey, "harm reduction" drug approaches a hard sell (Dr. M-J Milloy, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

On May 22, Ann Livingston signed the lease for a bubble tea cafe in the heart of Surrey's illicit drug market.

The end of AIDS? (Dr. Julio Montaner)

It sounds like very good news. The United Nations announced triumphantly this summer, in the run up to yet another global conference on the disease, that it will be possible to see “the end of AIDS” by 2030.

Services for HIV patients still needed, despite victories against AIDS (St. Paul’s Hosptial)

Bill McGuire says he would be dead today had staff at the Dr. Peter Centre not fought to get him admitted there.

McGuire, 56, has both HIV and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severe enough that he has to travel with an oxygen tank. A former drug addict with no family and few friends in Vancouver, McGuire had little ability to care for himself and manage his health conditions and ended up in hospital multiple times as a result.

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