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1708, 2017

Why decriminalizing all drugs makes sense

In this file photo, a man prepares heroin he bought on the street to be injected at the Insite safe injection clinic in Vancouver. DARRYL DYCK / AP Last week, Ottawa’s medical officer [...]

1708, 2017

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

A few years ago, large randomized controlled research studies of serodiscordant couples started to offer definitive evidence that effective HIV treatment prevents HIV transmission. The HIV community learned that people who [...]

1708, 2017

Cuts for the cure to fight HIV

Daniel Villarreal, hairstylist at Salon Salon, and activist for the fight against HIV, has partnered with the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation in spreading  education and awareness for HIV/AIDS. Tomorrow, Monday [...]

1708, 2017

Researchers launch injectable HIV treatment trials

  Study will involve 250 female participants from different parts of the country Kampala, Uganda |FLAVIA NASSAKA| Makerere University scientists working on finding effective treatment for HIV/AIDS are marking another [...]

1608, 2017

Ottawa’s only Transition House for people with HIV to close

Joanne Schnurr, CTV Ottawa 417 Ottawa's only transition house for people living with HIV will close September 1st. Bruce House says the high cost of running the facility and the [...]

1608, 2017

HIV positive gay man’s inspiring tweet on 50th birthday goes viral

When first diagnosed in the 1990s, Matthew Hodson wasn’t sure he would live this long by David Hudson A London-based HIV campaigner’s tweet about reaching his 50th birthday has prompted [...]

1608, 2017

Doctors call on new BC premier to pay for PrEP

John Horgan supported free HIV-prevention drugs in pre-election interview By Niko Bell Doctors and public health groups say the new BC government, led by Premier John Horgan (seen above at [...]

1608, 2017

MSMGF is proud to announce that three members of The Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks – Carolyn Gomes, Simon Cazal, and Berry Nibogora – have been accepted to serve on the developing country NGO delegation to the Global Fund board.

Three Members of The Consortium Appointed to the Global Fund Board MSMGF is proud to announce that three members of The Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks – Carolyn Gomes, [...]

1508, 2017

Richmond firm’s HIV home test launches overseas

The self-help kit tests HIV within 60 seconds and has over 99% accuracy rate Livleen Veslemes, of Biolytical Laboratories, shows off the company’s new HIV self-testing kit, which was recently [...]

1508, 2017

No change in CDC’s HIV screening recommendation for MSM

The CDC said it would not change its long-standing recommendation on how frequently to test men who have sex with men for HIV. The agency has recommended since 2006 that [...]