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Effect of opioid-substitution therapy and mental health counseling on HIV risk among hepatitis C-infected individuals

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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV infection commonly co-occur because of shared transmission routes and risk behaviors. HIV infection among individuals living with HCV is a major predictor of morbidity and mortality....

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Survey: Harm Reduction

The Harm Reduction team at the BC Centre for Disease Control would like to invite you to participate in a short survey.

The purpose of this survey, as it pertains to Mental Wellness and Substance Use, is to...

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In the news! Commonly asked questions about STIs

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is often asked to comment on infectious diseases in the province. Questions about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are common, and often get attention from both the public...

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Upcoming webinar: Clinical Prevention Services and the client perspective

The BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Clinical Prevention Services (CPS) is hosting an all-day webinar series on September 17th 2018.

Topics will span each of CPS’s respective program areas including:

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HPV testing detects cervical pre-cancer earlier than the Pap smear

Background

Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by high-risk HPV types. In most cases, HPV is transient and spontaneously regresses without any implications. In a small percentage of the population, an HPV...

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Search related content: HPV, testing, Pap testing, cervical cancer, pre-cancer, research

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