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Blog: June 2013
Jun 27, 2013 by Darlene Taylor, Research Program Manager, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
The Canadian Association of HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR) hosted their annual conference in Vancouver on April 11-14, 2013. The CAHR conference is a great opportunity for scientists and community members from across Canada to get together...
Categories: New knowledge
Jun 19, 2013 by Sarah Callahan, Interim Lead, Chee Mamuk Aboriginal Program, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
"Statistics are human beings with the tears wiped away" - author unknown
It is important to remember that behind every number is a person who has a family and is part of a community. Every HIV positive...
Categories: Program updates
Jun 14, 2013 by BCCDC
October 25th - 26th, 2013
This two day conference will take place on October 25-26th 2013, at St. Paul's Hospital (1081 Burrard Street) in Vancouver, BC. The event will...
Categories: Events and announcements
Jun 12, 2013 by Theodora B. Consolacion, Epidemiologist, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
In this update, we present the final number of new HIV diagnoses in BC for 2012, and describe recent trends by gender, region, and exposure category.
We used provincial HIV surveillance data to describe the...
Categories: Trend watch
Jun 7, 2013 by Fiona Gold, Outreach Nurse, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
"Experiencing trauma is an essential part of being human" (van der Kolk and McFarlane 1996)
Traumatic events affect people very differently.
Elizabeth Vermilyea points out that one of the best documented research...
Categories: Current practice