HIV/AIDS

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.

Dr. Julio Montaner: Vancouver AIDS researcher takes a global perspective

When Dr. Julio Montaner came to Vancouver in the 1980s, HIV was a death sentence for those who contracted it and AIDS was becoming a devastating global disease.

Canada's safe injection center brings drug addicts 'out of the alleys' (Dr. Julio Montaner)

“People need to feel comfortable using.”

 

90-90-90 Endorsed by Canadian Government (Part Two: Julio Montaner Speaks Out)

On December 1, the Canadian government endorsed 90-90-90 but the long awaited announcement went virtually unnoticed until reported by positicelite.com. Thoday Bob Leahy interviews B.C.'s Julio Montaner about what this announcement means for Canada.

Dr. Peter Centre helping Vancouver lead global fight against HIV/AIDS (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Neil Self found out he was HIV-positive 25 years ago following a routine test. He learned of his diagnosis in the morning and continued on to work, as a grocery store cashier, in a state of disbelief.

Aging with HIV: Long, healthy lives are possible with treatment (Dr. Julio Montaner)

FOR healthcare practitioners working in the field of HIV, the past three decades have been a rollercoaster, says Dr. Julio Montaner, Head of UBC’s Division of AIDS and Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE). Once a death sentence, HIV is now regarded as a chronic, manageable condition. So much so that on Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, the B.C.-CfE will unveil Healthy Aging With HIV, an initiative to better understand how to maximize the longevity of people living with HIV. 

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