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This year's Walk is being held on Sunday, September 13. Visit the Walk's new website to get started and help us make this the most successful Walk yet!
If finalized by the FDA, the new policy would put the U.S. in line with other countries that enforce a one-year deferral period on donations from sexually active gay men, including Australia, Japan and the U.K. Canada currently has a five-year deferral period
Vangardist, aimed at young urban men, prints using ink laced with HIV-positive blood to challenge stigma of HIV — and it’s safe.
Gay men’s health and HIV prevention organizations are calling on the manufacturer of a drug that can significantly reduce the risk of HIV infection to file an application with Health Canada so that HIV-negative people in Canada can more easily access Truvada.
The BC Centre for Disease Control and Health Initiative for Men have joined forces to make it even easier for gay, bisexual, and all other men who have sex with men (MSM) to get tested through Canada's first web-based program.
World Health Day marks a time to reflect on the many public health challenges to be addressed around the globe, such as the 35 million people living with HIV and AIDS. It's also a call to address such issues closer to home. In Canada, we can lead the way forward towards ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, but a federal level commitment is sorely lacking.