Provincial government eyes Treatment as Prevention to fight viral hepatitis; Late initiation of treatment underlines need for expanded HIV testing; Gender inequity in quality of care, access to HIV treatment; Incarceration significantly increases risk of HIV transmission.
Thai drug user study calls for greater investment in evidence-based healthcare; Harrigan wins Innovation and Achievement Award; Cascade of care blazes the trail for Treatment as Prevention at CROI; New tool for managing HIV patients;
The time is now to invest in Treatment as Prevention; Lecture highlights promising development in HIV drug resistance; Founding director awarded Queen Diamond Jubilee Medal; STOP HIV/AIDS: Quality Improvement Network inspires collaboration
Homelessness and childhood sexual abuse lead youth to experiment with injection drug use; HIV Primary Care Guidelines go mobile; Cannabis market could generate billions in tax revenue for province; Evidence and opinion grow in support of Treatment as Prevention.
B.C. government announces provincial expansion of landmark STOP HIV/AIDS pilot program; Next-generation sequencing provides new insights into HIV; CMAJ editorial calls for routine HIV testing for all sexually-active Canadians.
Landmark study reinforces benefits of antiretroviral treatment; Increasing majority of British Columbians support regulating adult cannabis use; WHO calls on Western Pacific Region to invest in HIV strategies; Researchers investigate factors associated with difficulty accessing crack cocaine pipes.
HIV leaders unveil Declaration to End HIV/AIDS in America; Dr. Evan Wood named Canadian Research Chair in Inner City Medicine at UBC; Dr. Julio Montaner awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal; Michael Smith Foundation receives $48 million for health research
BC-CfE, St. Paul’s and UBC to lead new addiction medicine fellowship program; BC-CfE researchers recognized with Scholar Awards; Illicit drugs obtained in minutes in Vancouver; Brazilian government to expand free anti-AIDS program.
AIDS 2012 highlights Treatment as Prevention; Vienna Declaration closes with call to end the war on drugs; Addiction treatments need to be expanded for at-risk youth; Pilot project aims to reduce HIV infections.
STOP HIV/AIDS project links high-risk populations to HIV testing and care; Q&A: Dr. Harrigan discusses BC-CfE’s Laboratory Program; Immediate HIV treatment delays long-term therapy, cuts costs