Despite sea changes in treatment and prevention opportunities, Canada’s response to HIV is mired in the status quo, says Bob Leahy. And with no National AIDS Strategy, Canada is falling behind other poorer nations climbing their way out of the epidemic
What do we know about long term side effects? Michael Yoder is switching up HIV treatment and says people with HIV have been guinea pigs since the bad old days of AZT monotherapy and we continue to be lab rats today
From aidsmap, a report on research that suggests many people living with HIV intentionally miss doses of their HIV treatment when they use recreational drugs or drink alcohol because of concerns about interactions
CATIE says “most HIV transmissions – particularly among men who have sex with men (MSM) – may originate from people living with HIV who don’t know that they are HIV positive: and “There is a clear need to develop new HIV prevention messages”
New research from the OHTN suggests that from 1987 to 2011, Ontario’s publicly funded community programming has prevented 16,672 new HIV infections and saved the health-care system $6.5 billion. Bob Leahy reports.
Find out from CATIE why Canada lags behind other countries in diagnosing and treating HIV and what's new on the need for early treatment, on the future of PrEP in Canada, on the need for more testing and on a roadmap for the future
A UK view from FS Magazine: more than two-thirds of the 850 men who responded to an FS survey from the Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds had personally experienced racism on the gay scene