Julio Montaner

Canada's Offer to the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS Falls Short

Dr. Julio Montaner | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dr. Julio Montaner

There is an ongoing trend by our federal government to marginalize people living with HIV and AIDS. Ottawa will rightly pride itself about their investments in research aimed to develop a cure or possibly a vaccine. However, what good would it make to support research if we are not going to implement their results? InSite and HIV "Treatment as Prevention" are just two examples of Canadian successes that are simply not palatable to the federal government. And now globally, Canada has failed to match the contributions of key donors in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

An HIV/AIDS-Free Generation Is Within Reach

Hedy Fry | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Impact
Hedy Fry

Development of an HIV/AIDS vaccine is still a dream for the future. We have a Canadian strategy that's proven that it can act now to decrease transmission and lower the number of new cases -- a strategy that provides a real opportunity to end the HIV pandemic in our lifetime.

B.C., China Partner To Combat AIDS

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The discovery of HIV in a Chinese sect whose members refuse to wear condoms and believe that sex is a fundamental, God-given privilege was...

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 ...

How B.C. Is Beating AIDS

CBC | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Offering free treatment for HIV may help reduce the rate of new diagnoses, say B.C. researchers who are calling for the strategy to be used across Can...

Where Canada Stands In Fight Against AIDS

CP | Jeremy Nuttall, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada Impact

VANCOUVER - A prominent AIDS expert in British Columbia is calling on the federal and provincial governments to sign a commitment to help end the epid...