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412, 2018

ON-SITE HIV, AIDS TESTING EVENT COMING TO GRANDE PRAIRIE

 The Grande Prairie Friendship Centre on 98 Avenue, Erica Fisher   Know your status. That’s the theme of this year’s Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week in Grande Prairie. As part of [...]

412, 2018

World Aids Day: Eradicating the stigma of HIV in Uzbekistan

In May 2017, Azima became the first person in Uzbekistan's history to publicly come out as HIV-positive. by Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska Azima found out she was HIV-positive at the age of [...]

412, 2018

How a Canadian doctor is fighting HIV-AIDS in one of the hardest-hit countries

CTV National News: Helping to treat AIDS A Canadian doctor is helping to treat people infected with HIV-AIDS in Africa. Avis Favaro with more on her mission. A Canadian doctor [...]

312, 2018

What you need to know about HIV/AIDS today

People living with HIV/AIDS all over the world are still struggling with stigma due to perceptions of the virus as dark and shameful. Here a Filipino man lights candles at [...]

312, 2018

What’s happened in Vancouver since the city approved safe injection sites in 2003

The only other city in North America that has safe injection sites is Vancouver, Canada, which has had at least one site since 2003. A lot of the Denver ordinance [...]

312, 2018

‘We need a real response to HIV’: NDP urge coverage for drug treatment

Matt Numer, right, assistant professor of health promotion at Dalhousie University, calls on the provincial government to provide universal access to PrEP, a medication that can prevent transmission of HIV, [...]

312, 2018

Red Scarf Campaign used as AIDS awareness initiative

Ron Proudfoot, volunteer at AIDS Vancouver Island, shows off the many red scarves available at the Courtenay office. Photo submitted December 1, 2018, will be the 30th anniversary of World [...]

3011, 2018

Keshia Chanté Helps Casey House Open the Doors to Healing House, The World’s First HIV+ Spa

TORONTO, November 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 95 million North Americans Believe HIV/AIDS is Contracted through Skin-to-Skin Touch Juno Award winner and activist Keshia Chanté receives first-ever healing touch massage from one of [...]

3011, 2018

Save us from the rented sex dolls, Interior Health

Image Credit: Wisconsinart / Dreamstime.com   YOU WOULDN'T USE a second hand condom, would you? Even if it had been cleaned for hours with top-of-the-line germ-killers and disinfectants? Of course [...]

3011, 2018

Government of Canada announces support to help reduce HIV and hepatitis C in gay, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit and queer men in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - While Canada has made progress in addressing HIV and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) in the last three decades, rates of these preventable infections [...]