Seeing red about Canada’s inadequate AIDS policy

We need more courageous policy action at all levels of government to address the structural drivers of HIV/AIDS

Seeing red about Canada’s inadequate AIDS policyBy Suzanne Hindmarch University of New Brunswick and Michael Orsini University of Ottawa We’re seeing red. This month, as World AIDS Day came around, we found ourselves getting angry. The red ribbon has long been a potent symbol of HIV/AIDS activism, signifying anger at the bureaucratic red tape that, in the 1980s, delayed release of…

Imagine a day without responsible journalism

As we observe World AIDS Day, a key tool in the ongoing fight against intolerance, bigotry and oppression is under threat

Imagine a day without responsible journalismCALGARY, Alta. Nov. 29, 2016/ Troy Media - Queen singer Freddie Mercury. Tennis great Arthur Ashe. Gunsmoke’s Amanda Blake (Miss Kitty), and Brady Bunch dad Robert Reed. As we pause on World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) to remember these and others lost to the insidious disease that was once thought to affect only gay men and IV…

Universal HIV testing could help end HIV

World AIDS Day is on December 1

Universal HIV testing could help end HIVDownload this column on HIV testing and World AIDS Day Terms and Conditions of use VANCOUVER, B.C. Nov 23, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Have you received your regular health checkup, and did it include an HIV test? Scientists are telling us we need to change how we think about HIV. If we don’t, thousands of cases…

How a made-in-BC strategy could end AIDS in Canada

Here’s how BC decreased the number of AIDS cases in the province by 88%

How a made-in-BC strategy could end AIDS in CanadaDownload How a made-in-BC strategy could end AIDS in Canada By Julio Montaner Director British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Ryan Meili Expert Advisor EvidenceNetwork.ca VANCOUVER, BC, and SASKATOON, SK, Mar 16, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Canadians are rightly proud of the universal coverage provided by our national healthcare system. Sadly, there are…