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802, 2019

Sex ed in Alberta is not just an LGBTQ issue

Before going to the polls later this year, the current NDP government in Alberta should consider changes to a controversial law on sex education. Disclosure statement Jordan Long does not [...]

802, 2019

Toronto facility wins AIA honour award Designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects, the Casey House in Toronto has won the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture.Photo [...]

802, 2019

China says tests on plasma products negative for HIV

T BEIJING — Chinese investigators said Thursday tests on a batch of a plasma product feared to have been contaminated with HIV have turned up negative for the virus that [...]

802, 2019

Reaching the 90-90-90 target: lessons from HIV self-testing

to your librarianReaching the UNAIDS goal of viral suppression among at least 73% of people who are living with HIV through lifesaving antiretroviral therapy (ART) hinges on reaching the key [...]

802, 2019

Robert Hogg: Creeker receives Order of Canada  Robert Hogg of Roberts Creek poses for an official photograph with Gov. Gen. Julie Payette after his investiture into the Order of [...]

702, 2019

Groups want provinces to have consistent policies on limiting HIV prosecutions

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and other organizations are currently pushing Attorney General David Eby to limit HIV prosecution in British Columbia. The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and other organizations [...]

702, 2019

Two events mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

DOH-Leon Health Officer Claudia Blackburn said it's important to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS risks. (Photo: Michael Schwarz Michael Schwarz/Special to the D) The Florida Department of Health in Leon County and [...]

702, 2019

Commentary: Public attitudes of HIV have not moved beyond narratives of fear, prejudice from early years of global epidemic

Singapore’s social acceptance of HIV still lags behind scientific progress, says Mr Rayner Tan and Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang from the National University of Singapore’s Saw Swee Hock School [...]

702, 2019

World aids day is over but here are some great reads from hiv+ authors.

HIV POSITIVE AUTHORS TO READ FOR WORLD AIDS DAY World AIDS Day is held annually on December 1st. It’s a day for all to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS, support those living [...]

602, 2019

Rutgers professor combats AIDS with development of efficient sensors

Photo by Wikimedia |Umer Hassan, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Chemical Engineering, has developed a biosensor that is embedded with a chip that detects and quantifies the number [...]