Our Marc-André LeBlanc says recent good news about transmission risk and treatment benefits points to how little Canada is taking advantage of this knowledge and points to inertia, resistance to change and even outright hostility as the culprits
Alex Sparrowhaw’s activism streak, two years after he came out, is stronger than ever. “I feel I’m now at the point where I can help others not just from afar but face to face, becoming directly involved in helping other people who were once like me.”
We post an ACT webinar exploring the experiences of older adults living with or vulnerable to HIV that includes two case studies and a discussion of programs and policies affecting this population in Canada.
Participants needed for research who identify as non-white or of colour and who've faced criminal charges relating to their HIV status, and who might or might not be in Canada – and people who work with them.( Honoraria available.)
Aidsmap reports “As HIV treatment has improved, it’s been shown that smoking doubles the risk of death for people living with HIV and actually causes more early deaths of HIV-positive people than HIV itself."