Premier Christy Clark brings greetings to the Canadian Association of HIV Research held in Vancouver April 11, 2013. At the time, she acknowledged the success of the Made-in-BC Treatment as Prevention strategy and her commitment to expanding this to other diseases, including viral hepatitis.
The International HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP) Workshop brings academic, policy, industry, and community representatives together to review and discuss research and policy progress in the field of HIV “Treatment as Prevention”.
At the recent Public Health Association of BC conference, the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS was invited to share successes and lessons from the ongoing HIV Quality Improvement Network; an initiative led by the BC-CfE.
The field of addiction medicine in B.C. is set to make huge advances after resource firm Goldcorp Inc. announced it is making a $5-million donation to two unique addiction and mental health programs serving Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.