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Scotiabank Bright Future logo Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation Launches New Business Case for Recruiting and Retaining People With Episodic Disabilities TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 26, 2014) - The Canadian Working Group on HIV and... 26 February
Northern Health bus Northern Health announces 2014 Imagine grants Northern Health has announced there are sixteen northeast recipients of 2014 Imagine ... 26 February
Uganda tabloid prints list of 'top' homosexuals KAMPALA, Uganda - A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country's "200... 26 February
Red ribbon Regional countries strengthen HIV programmes through human rights PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – UNAIDS Caribbean said Monday that eight regional countries have... 26 February
Dr. Julio Montaner Canada’s largest HIV treatment centre taps SAP, PHEMI for big data project The British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV /AIDS at St. Paul’s Hospital in BC, Canada is... 25 February
Bruce House AIDS shelter's 25th anniversary a 'bittersweet' milestone for some When Richard Naster started working at Bruce House more than 20 years ago, he expected there would... 25 February
Government of Canada Officially Opens World Class Infectious Disease Research Hub WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Feb. 21, 2014) Today, the Public Health Agency of Canada... 25 February
Woman sitting on couch Thousands of HIV patients go hungry as benefit cuts hit Thousands of people with HIV have been left struggling in poverty by the Government's welfare... 25 February
Red ribbon HIV treatment as prevention: the Ugandan experience Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with a substantial and sustained reduction in the risk... 21 February
Group of young people with red ribbon Early HIV Treatment is the Best HIV Treatment One thing is certain for those infected with HIV; beginning treatment as soon as possible sustains... 21 February
Man with vial Vancouver drug users applaud judge’s ruling on mandatory minimums A representative for drug users in Vancouver is applauding a court ruling that the mandatory one-... 21 February
Person holding blue pill HIV-prevention pill put to the test in Canadian trial A clinical trial to test a controversial pill for HIV prevention is set to begin in Toronto to... 21 February
HIV patients aging prematurely For a long, dark time in the 1980s and '90s, the Shanti Project and other agencies like it provided... 20 February
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS logo Panama adopts made-in-B.C. HIV Treatment as Prevention strategy VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Panama has become the latest country to adopt British Columbia's... 20 February
Information Update: New Safety Information for Antiviral Drug Used in the Treatment of HIV Health Canada is informing health professionals and patients of new safety information regarding... 20 February
Man and son Why This Man Was Refused a New Lung Last December, Lamont Valentin died on a New York City bus, because doctors refused to give him a... 19 February
CATIE logo Longer life expectancy for HIV-positive people in North America Large studies, primarily from Western Europe, the U.S. and Australia, have found that potent... 19 February
Person looking at computer screen Obamacare insurers in Louisiana to cut off thousands from HIV/AIDS assistance Low-income HIV patients in Louisiana are finding themselves left in the dark after all three... 19 February
French scientist Françoise Barré-Sinoussi Françoise Barré-Sinoussi: 'Ruling out a cure for Aids would not be French'   For Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, San Francisco holds poignant memories. The Nobel prize-winning... 19 February
Deborah Kelly Research reconsiders HIV testing When Deborah Kelly was a student at Memorial University’s school of pharmacy in the 1990s, she was... 18 February
Dr. Robert Stewart at microphone Suppressing interpregnancy HIV prevents infant transmission NEW ORLEANS – There were no cases of HIV transmission to infants born of a second pregnancy to... 18 February
Red ribbon Higher HIV Infection Rates Seen in Mental Health Patients: Study HealthDay News -- Americans seeking treatment for mental health disorders may be four to 16 times... 18 February
Annalee Yassi South African healthcare workers face greater risk for TB, HIV A large-scale survey of South African healthcare workers has revealed major gaps in workplace... 14 February
CATIE logo Lymph nodes reveal HIV’s hiding place—scientists call for new drugs Potent combination HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) can significantly prolong life. In... 14 February
Poor feeding failing HIV treatment A new study has found that poor response to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people living with HIV... 14 February