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Journal Club: Acceptability and behavioural effects of antibiotic prophylaxis for syphilis prevention

Article reviewed

Farley TA, Cohen DA, Kahn RH et al. The acceptability and behavioural effects of antibiotic prophylaxis for syphilis prevention. Sex Transm Dis. 2003 Nov;30(11):844-9.

Pubmed link to abstract:...

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Special Feature Series: Trauma Informed Care

Setting the context

In November 2012, the BCCDC Outreach Nursing Program hosted two workshops on Trauma Informed Care. The workshops explored the topics of trauma and its relationship to addiction, HIV and STIs. Thanks to our...

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Categories: Current practice

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"Until the lion learns to speak, the tales of hunting will be weak”: A study update from the Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study (CHIWOS)

I’m a big fan of the Somali-Canadian singer-songwriter, K’Naan. As I wrote this post about our community-based research study, the Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study (...

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Categories: Program updates

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Concerning but rare: “False Positives” with Point-of-Care (POC) HIV rapid testing

Clinical Question:

One of my clients had a false positive POC HIV test result. What can I tell my clients to help them deal with this possibility?

Response:

Sometimes called “rapid” HIV tests, POC HIV tests are...

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Upcoming Workshop: Transgenderism and Gender Identity Diversity for Mental Health Practitioners

This workshop is presented by Gender Diversity Consultant, Lukas Walther.  It is intended for all mental health practitioners interested in working with this extraordinarily diverse and complex population, and in developing...

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