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2611, 2018

For 30 years ARCH has offered HIV/AIDS services in Guelph – yet the stigma remains

The stigma is real. The stigma is quite real in Guelph, say activists Stock image ********************** In 1986 a group of community activists and leaders came together to recognize the [...]

2611, 2018

Province funding homes specifically for Indigenous British Columbians for the first time

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck The B.C. government is planning on building more than 1,100 affordable homes for Indigenous peoples in 26 communities across the province. Housing Minister Selina Robinson unveiled [...]

2311, 2018

Philanthropy has a role to play in combatting Canada’s opioid crisis

Downtown Eastside residents have saved many lives by intervening to help their neighbours who've overdosed.TRAVIS LUPICK   The obituary for Dan Sealey was heartbreaking. Described as a “brilliant, hilarious, happy [...]

2311, 2018

‘We’ve made huge strides’: AIDS Vancouver celebrates its 35th anniversary

'People are not literally dying around us as they were in early years,' says executive director AIDS Vancouver Ececutive Director Dr. Brian Chittock (right), pictured here with former mayor Gregor [...]

2311, 2018

Guidelines aimed at improving HIV-prevention access too narrow: report

National guidelines meant to improve access to HIV prevention medication are too restrictive, overlooking the needs of women and people of colour, a new report says. A year ago CMAJ, [...]

2311, 2018

Multiple vials of naloxone now required to resuscitate Metro Vancouver opioid users

On the worst days, ambulances have been dispatched to as many as 135 overdoses across B.C. in a 24-hour period. Public health experts are expecting between 1,400 and 1,500 deaths [...]

2311, 2018

Know your status: World AIDS Day 2018

The theme of World AIDS Day 2018 is “know your status.” To mark the occasion, we at ISRCTN have compiled some of the most exciting clinical trials aiming to improve HIV testing [...]

2211, 2018

Only 50% of people with HIV seek treatment and here’s why, says AIDS council

KUALA LUMPUR: Approximately 100,000 Malaysians are affected by HIV/AIDS but almost half of them fail to seek treatment due to shame and fear of social stigma despite government initiatives to [...]

2211, 2018

Advocacy fashion show for HIV-Aids awareness

CAGAYAN DE ORO. The Night of Advocates in the Red Carpet Runway Advocacy Fashion Show is an event participated by 130 people who are doctors, midwives, nurses, counselors and volunteers [...]

2011, 2018

Push to test for hepatitis C in Richmond

London Drugs joins other community organizations offering testing for the curable liver-targeting virus Jane Xia, manager of special pharmacy projects with London Drugs, demonstrates how to use a finger-prick hepatitis [...]