HIV/AIDS

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.

Global Recognitions Cap Breakthrough Year for Treatment as Prevention

The made-in-BC Treatment as Prevention strategy received breakthrough scientific recognition and political support in 2011, creating further momentum to implement this proven approach to combating HIV and AIDS in Canada and around the world.

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

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