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Mainpro-C Routine HIV Testing in Family Practice (Victoria BC)

http://ubccpd.ca/course/hiv-testing-workshop-june-vancouver-island Target audience: Family physicians (free to attend) & MOAs ($60 honorarium provided). We also welcome specialists, allied health professionals, residents & students. Up to 4.0 Mainpro-C/ MOC Section 1 credits   Part 1 (Required): Jun 15 | 1800-2100 | Grand Pacific Hotel, Victoria or by videoconference Videoconference available at Duncan, Tofino, Nanaimo, Comox, Campbell… Read More »

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Transmission Control: HIV non-disclosure laws do more harm than good

[From The Walrus, June 2015]  Testing HIV positive is no longer a death sentence—a fact that stands as one of the great medical achievements of the twentieth century. The United Nations aims to diagnose 90 percent of all HIV infections worldwide by 2020, deliver antiretroviral therapy to 90 percent of those who test positive, and suppress the virus… Read More »

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CATIE’s national form, “Making it Work: From Planning to Practice” – Oct 15-16, 2015, Toronto

CATIE is hosting its national, bilingual forum October 15 and 16, 2015. Our theme of Making it Work: From Planning to Practice is in response to a pressing need for dialogue and learning regarding the frontline implications of new knowledge and approaches in HIV and hepatitis C prevention, testing, treatment, care and support. For more… Read More »

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Study finds high rates of cancer among older people living with HIV

[From AIDSMap, Mar 3, 2015] Older people living with HIV (over the age of 65) are at greatly increased risk of HIV-associated cancers, although many of the most commonly diagnosed cancers may be related more to ageing than to HIV, according to a study reported last week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections… Read More »

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