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Pushing Canadian HIV/AIDS research furtherOver the next five years, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) will inject $2.7 million into the Canadian Observational Cohort (CANOC). It is the country’s only longitudinal study of more than 10,000 HIV-positive individuals receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Canada.
Canada’s blood services stuck in the 90s on HIV/AIDS policiesHIV is no longer a death sentence. It’s a manageable chronic condition – one that we can test for, and take precautions against. And yet, Canadian Blood Services and Héma-Québec still maintain an inexplicable ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men.
Thousands of Dedicated Walkers Showed Support for the HIV/AIDS Community During the 19th Annual Scotiabank AIDS Walk for LifeThousands upon thousands of collective footsteps treaded along the diverse streets of Canada from September 13 to 21 to show support for the 71,300 Canadians living with HIV/AIDS.