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Upcoming webinar: The other "H" virus: HPV among gay, bi and other MSM with HIV in Canada

CATIE presents this webinar on human papillomavirus (HPV) and how it affects gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV.

November 1, 2017,...

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Estimating the size of the population of men who have sex with men in Metro Vancouver

Background

Men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately affected by HIV across Canada, provincially in British Columbia (BC) and locally in Vancouver.

In BC, MSM make up about half of new HIV infections as well...

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Categories: New knowledge

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Update on syphilis testing via Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Syphilis testing

The primary method for diagnosing syphilis is through serologic testing. However, in certain situations, it may be appropriate and clinically-indicated to perform one of the direct tests (i.e. swab of a lesion...

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Categories: Current practice

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Dashboard update: HIV and STIs in BC in Q2 of 2017

This is the dashboard report on HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) trends in for the second quarter of 2017 (Apr – June 2017). These reports are posted quarterly to provide a snapshot of HIV and STIs in British Columbia....

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Categories: Trend watch

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Help build a suicide-safer queer community!

"We know that as many as 1 in 5 LGBT people have attempted suicide," says Dr. Travis Salway, a post-doctoral fellow with the BC Centre for Disease Control/UBC School of Population and Public Health. “Thus it is essential to...

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