HIV/AIDS

PrEP is now approved in Canada. What happens now? (Dr. Julio Montaner)

With an anticlimactic shuffle of paperwork, Health Canada quietly added a paragraph to the online documentation for Truvada on Feb 28, 2016, opening the door to a new era of HIV prevention in Canada.

Fashion and theatrical show raises awareness for people living with HIV/AIDS

Dean Thullner was a young man when he was diagnosed with HIV. 

 

Fashion, drama, and fun in support of HIV at RED A Positive Day (St. Paul's Hospital)

Fashion, drama, music, and HIV collide at “RED A Positive Day!” and it’s all for a great cause.

Politics of Blood (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

“I don’t remember much of that day when I got my test back, but what I do remember is being in a tiny white room with a complete stranger, 18 years old and frightened,” recounted Kecia Larkin.

Here’s How Canadian Doctors Helped Solve Rural America’s Worst HIV Outbreak (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

In December 2014, an Indiana physician performed a routine HIV test on a pregnant woman that showed she had the virus. The expecting mother was one of the first in a cluster of new HIV cases in southern Indiana that would quickly grow in a tight-knit community of drug users who shared needles.

B.C. and Indiana doctors team up to confront HIV outbreak (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

Doctors in British Columbia who pioneered an HIV prevention strategy are now helping to curb what an Indiana doctor calls the largest HIV outbreak in a rural setting in the U.S.

Vancouver HIV/Aids expert in high demand out of province (Dr. Julio Montaner)

HIV/AIDS outbreaks in the United States and elsewhere in Canada have a renowned B.C. expert heading to the airport to help out.

Indiana University and B.C. experts team up to control rural HIV crisis (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

World-renowned HIV experts from British Columbia are stepping in to help control a massive outbreak of the disease in rural Indiana.

Indiana town adopts B.C.’s HIV-treatment model after outbreak (Dr. Julio Montaner)

A small Indiana community where two out of every five residents are considered at high risk of HIV infection is reaching out to B.C. experts for help.

Vancouver AIDS experts respond to HIV outbreak in rural Indiana (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

The B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) is taking its expertise to rural U.S.A.

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