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Journal Club: Acceptability and behavioural effects of antibiotic prophylaxis for syphilis prevention
Feb 20, 2013 by Cindy Huang, UBC Family Practice, PGY2
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:...
Categories: Journal club
Feb 14, 2013 by Fiona Gold, Outreach Street Nurse, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
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...
Categories: Current practice
"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)
Feb 7, 2013 by Angela Kaida, Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
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 (...
Categories: Program updates
Jan 31, 2013 by Dr. Sarah Fielden, Manager, BCCDC Point-of-care HIV Testing Program, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
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?
Sometimes called “rapid” HIV tests, POC HIV tests are...
Categories: Clinical tips
Jan 25, 2013 by BCCDC
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...
Categories: Events and announcements