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06/18/2013 New Analysis of World’s Premier AIDS Conference Finds Poor Coverage of Populations Most-at-Risk for HIV .
Hundreds of organizations worldwide call on Conference organizers to increase meaningful coverage of gay men, transgender people, people who inject drugs, and sex workers.
The Canadian Medical Association says it’s “deeply concerned” about new legislation proposed by the Conservative government that aims to tighten rules around the establishment of safe injection sites.
The work of the international fund established to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria is starting to show significant results, and one of this country’s leading figures in humanitarian aid says Canada should move quickly to extend and enhance the country’s monetary support.
06/03/2013 HIV and aging: "To many, AIDS seems like a relic of a past age, as treatable as diabetes."
Drugs may have allowed people living with HIV to reach the once-unthinkable age of 50, but their lives continue to be affected by the virus.
Province has no plans to conduct consultations with HIV/AIDS groups before the document is released
With many still unclear about what being "undetectable" truly constitutes, how do we get to a place where we can discuss what it means?
Health Canada has approved lifting a ban on gay men donating blood, as long as their last sexual contact with another man was more than five years earlier.
A new B.C.-led study says the early use of a special drug program to combat HIV can help reduce the death rate from the disease, and the program should be rolled out across Canada. It found that the death rate among patients decreases along with the rate of HIV transmission when the drug mix is prescribed early.