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Laurie Edmiston

Directrice générale de CATIE

Laurie Edmiston est directrice générale de CATIE, la source canadienne d’information sur le VIH et l’hépatite C. Depuis 30 ans qu’elle travaille dans le domaine du VIH/sida, Mme Edmiston a développé des programmes de prévention du VIH et de soutien à l’intention de diverses populations, notamment les jeunes de la rue, les travailleuse(-eur)s du sexe et les personnes qui consomment des drogues. CATIE renforce la réponse du Canada face au VIH et à l’hépatite C en faisant le pont entre la recherche et la pratique.
Canada Needs a New Game Plan to Eradicate

Canada Needs a New Game Plan to Eradicate HIV

<img alt="2014-12-01-worldaids.gif" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2014-12-01-worldaids.gif" width="300" height="50" />Canada has an extensive network of healthcare professionals, community-based organizations and AIDS service organizations contributing greatly to reducing the incidence of HIV. But a new report on HIV infections from the Public Health Agency of Canada illustrates the need to expand the reach and impact of HIV prevention and treatment efforts.
12/07/2014 09:04 EST
How Far is Canada From Being

How Far is Canada From Being AIDS-Free?

<img alt="banner" src="http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1490430/original.jpg" /> Adhering to medications has the potential to bring about very positive results in the overall population. The thinking is that if you increase the number of HIV-positive people on treatment, you lower the total amount of virus circulating in a community and, ultimately, reduce the number of new HIV infections.
12/09/2013 12:36 EST
Could We Have an AIDS-Free

Could We Have an AIDS-Free Generation?

Recent advances in our understanding of HIV transmission, treatment, prevention and testing are changing the landscape of our response to HIV and generating a significant amount of optimism. The buzz at the International AIDS Conference this past July in Washington D.C. was that we may now be able to achieve an "AIDS-free generation."
11/28/2012 12:35 EST