HIV/AIDS

Rapid HIV Tests Offered to UBC Students for World AIDS Day

Vancouver, November 30, 2011 — As part of the recently launched “It’s Different Now” HIV/AIDS social marketing campaign, Providence Health Care and Vancouver Coastal Health are joining with the University of British Columbia (UBC) to offer students HIV tests to mark World AIDS Day.

Rapid HIV Tests Offered to UBC Students for World AIDS Day

Providence Health Care and Vancouver Coastal Health are joining with the University of British Columbia (UBC) to offer students HIV tests to mark World AIDS Day

St. Paul's Hospital Clinic Helps HIV/AIDS Patients Live Well and Long

Thanks to the miracle workers at St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH), the treatment and care for HIV/AIDS is now about living, not dying.

HIV Awareness Boosted by "Different" Social Marketing Campaign

Every adult who has not had an HIV test in the past year should have one the next time they have a blood test for any reason.

BC Hospitals Begin Routine Testing for HIV to Help Curb Global Epidemic

VCH and PHC are taking the fight against HIV/AIDS to a new level by launching a pilot project in which most hospital patients who consent will be routinely offered a test for the infection

HIV Therapies Provide Near Normal Lifespan in Africa

A landmark study by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) shows that patients in Africa receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV can expect to live a near normal lifespan

Roll Out Treatment as Prevention Now to Stop HIV and AIDS

The Lancet, a leading global medical journal, published an editorial comment today that emphasizes the critical role of expanding access to HIV treatment under a “Treatment as Prevention” strategy to stop the HIV pandemic

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