HIV/AIDS

A call for World AIDS day (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Other global findings As of June 2015, 15.8 million people living with HIV were accessing antiretroviral therapy, up from 13.6 million in June 2014.

 

General HIV testing only solution to stop epidemic: Vancouver doctor (Dr. Julio Montaner)

A doctor in Vancouver is urging the Canadian government to test everyone across the country for HIV as a way to eliminate the epidemic.

It's time to test everyone in Canada for HIV/AIDS, says Dr. Julio Montaner

The best way to eliminate HIV and AIDS in Canada is to test everyone for the virus, regardless of whether they are at risk or not, according to one of the world's leading experts on the disease.

Getting To Zero: A Call For World AIDS Day (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Ending AIDS as a pandemic is very possible and can be done using our made-in-Canada Treatment as Prevention (TasP) strategy, a disease elimination strategy pioneered by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE). UNAIDS has embraced the ambitious goal of ending the AIDS by 2030, and this has now been formally endorsed within the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals agenda. On World AIDS Day, UNAIDS will be calling for the world to achieve: “Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.”

Universal HIV testing could help end HIV (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Have you received your regular health checkup, and did it include an HIV test?

Experts in HIV/AIDS and harm reduction look forward to a constructive relationship with the new federal government (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

Experts in HIV/AIDS and harm reduction look forward to a constructive relationship with the new federal government.

B.C AIDS group wants federal action (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

The director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS finds the Conservative government’s lack of support for a national strategy this election disturbing.

B.C. HIV/AIDS doctor gains political support (Dr. Julio Montaner)

A Vancouver-based HIV/AIDS pioneer could soon see Canada back his internationally recognized HIV treatment – but only with the ouster of the Conservative government, which for nearly a decade has rebuffed his calls.

Women with HIV at greater risk for cancer (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A new study published by SFU researchers suggests that women who are living with HIV may be more likely to develop cancer.

Made-in-Canada HIV/AIDS treatment embraced by everyone but Canada (Dr. Julio Montaner)

A made-in-Canada approach to tackling the HIV/AIDS epidemic has been endorsed by the United Nations for use around the world but has yet to gain the support of the Canadian government.

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