Articles tagged with: seek and treat

HIV It's Different Now

published: November, 15, 2011 Written by // John McCullagh - Publisher emeritus Categories // Activism, As Prevention , Features and Interviews, Health, Living with HIV, John McCullagh

John McCullagh talks to HIV positive activist Denise Becker about a new, innovative “seek and treat” campaign in Vancouver that aims to identify and treat the estimated one in four people who are infected with HIV but don’t know it.

HIV It's Different Now

If you live in Vancouver and you’re an adult who’s ever had sex, the chances are you’ll be offered an HIV test with your next routine medical examination. This four-year, $48 million pilot project funded by the BC government, is a “seek and treat” program whose objective is to identify and treat the estimated one in four people who are infected with HIV but don’t know it. The project, supported by an advertising campaign though social and more conventional media, is purposely cast

Where is Treatment as Prevention Heading: Treatment Refusal = Criminal Behaviour?

published: June, 16, 2011 Categories // Health, Legal, Treatment, Guest Authors

An excerpt from the blog of Sean Strub, POZ Magazine founder, June 11, 2011.

Where is Treatment as Prevention Heading: Treatment Refusal = Criminal Behaviour?

PositiveLite says: the following is an excerpt from a recent blog post from long-time activist and POZ magazine founder/publisher Sean Strub.  The full text oif the post is here. Sean's welcome focus on the human rights issues raised by the seeming gallop towards treatment as prevention/"seek and treat", at least in Western Canada, is echoed by recent PositiveLite interviewee Michael Vonn, whose interview begins here. Here is what Sean Strub said . . A continuing disr