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Blog: October 2012
Oct 31, 2012 by Darlene Taylor, by Monica Durigon, by Melanie Achen, by Gina Ogilvie (Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC)
Delivery of HIV test results has traditionally been done in person to allow for post-test counselling. Over the past 4 years, the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has been offering notification of HIV results over the phone,...
Categories: New knowledge
Oct 22, 2012 by Devon Haag
The STI Outreach and Chee Mamuk programs at the BC Centre for Disease Control, along with Providence Health and Canadian Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC), are sponsoring two Trauma workshops this November.
Categories: Events and announcements
Journal Club: HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: Explaining the discrepancy in findings between two African studies
Oct 18, 2012 by Mike Fazio, Medical Student, University of British Columbia
Partners PrEP Study:
Baeten JM et al. Antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV prevention in heterosexual men and...
Categories: Journal club
Oct 11, 2012 by Dr. Mark Gilbert, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
The provincial annual surveillance report describing trends in HIV and AIDS for 2011 is now available online. In comparison to previous annual...
Categories: Trend watch