Hiv Testing

Why Did The Gates Foundation Give Big Bucks To An Edmonton Company?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON -- An Edmonton company has been given half a million dollars in funding from the National Research Council and the Bill and Melinda Gates Fou...

Is Education Enough to Fight AIDS?

Donald D'Haene | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada
Donald D'Haene

World AIDS Day is Saturday. How will you remember and commemorate? Last year alone, 1.7 million people worldwide died as a result of AIDS-related causes. Their deaths must not be in vain. In their memory let us take a more proactive stance in observing this special day this year. End HIV stigma now is a good message. But how? Complacency about AIDS is a major problem and education is still our only vaccine. But sometimes, somewhat surprisingly, even the educated need educating.

B.C. Gives Big Funds To Eliminate AIDS

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Walter Hiebert was living in British Columbia in 1988 when he was diagnosed with HIV in the midst of the AIDS epidemic.He remembers being ...

Health Canada Warns Against Fake Home Testing Kits For HIV And STDs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Health Canada is warning consumers about an Internet-based company that is trying to sell home testing kits for HIV and a number of other se...

Why B.C. Wants To Test Everyone Who's Had Sex

CBC | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Living

Medical experts in B.C. are seeking to have every person in the province who has ever been sexually active tested for HIV/AIDS, saying the initiative ...

Students Tested For HIV After Professor's Error

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Living

WINNIPEG - Dozens of students and staff at a First Nations high school are being tested for HIV and hepatitis after undergoing a faulty diabetes scree...

HIV Testing Urged For Newfoundlanders

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are urging people to get tested for HIV following a number of new cases in the provin...