HIV/AIDS

Business in Vancouver Recognizes Two Providence Health Care Medical Staff

VANCOUVER, DECEMBER 14, 2012 – Business in Vancouver (BIV) has named two Providence Health Care (PHC) medical staff among its 2012 “Forty under 40” winners.

Each year, BIV highlights the achievements of BC's outstanding entrepreneurs, executives, managers and professionals in public or private business and non-profit sectors under the age of 40.  The magazine recognized Drs. Carl Brown and Evan Wood this year.

Vancouver can CHANGE HIVSTORY:The beginning of the end of HIV

Vancouver has reached a tipping point in the battle against HIV.  It has the treatments, the expertise and the testing available to spur “the beginning of the end of HIV,” according to a new campaign launched this summer.

Results of aggressive 'seek and treat' program earn funding

An AIDS-free generation is “now in our sights,” BC Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid said Friday, as she announced a $19.9-million expansion of the province’s landmark “seek and treat” pilot project to combat spread of the once-deadly disease.

B.C. rolls out provincial program to combat HIV/AIDS

On the eve of World AIDS Day, Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid announced $19.9 million in annual funding for the provincial expansion of a successful pilot program that reduces HIV transmission by ensuring those living with HIV have access to the best care and treatment.

Vancouver Coastal Health & Providence Health Care Aim to Change the Course of "HIVstory"

Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care unveiled a bold new campaign today to stop HIV in Vancouver. CHANGE HIVSTORY makes Vancouver the epicentre of a movement that will change history: the beginning of the end of HIV

Canadian Political Leaders Urged to Sign the Washington D.C. Declaration to End the AIDS Epidemic

Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and Past-President of the International AIDS Society, is calling government to join him in signing a declaration to end the AIDS epidemic

B.C.'s Treatment as Prevention Strategy Expands with Pilot Project for Non-Occupational High-Risk Exposure to HIV

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) announced the launch of an 18-month pilot program to prevent infection in people who have had high-risk exposures to HIV through sex or sharing needles.

BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

A born in B.C. centre dedicated to eradicating a deadly disease is marking its 20th anniversary on Friday, March 16, 2012

Providence Health Care Nurses Come to Saskatchewan’s Aid in Battle Against HIV Infection

A group of Providence Health Care (PHC) nurses experienced in working with HIV patients in marginalized populations have responded to the huge rise in HIV infections in Saskatchewan and are sharing best practices with their provincial counterparts

Delaying HIV Diagnosis and Treatment may Steal Years and Quality of Life from those Infected by the Virus

By delaying HIV testing, diagnosis and treatment, can unnecessarily shorten lifespans and increase complications.

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