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Nov 28, 2012 by Richard Lester, Medical Head, STI/HIV Services (Clinical Prevention Services), BCCDC
The global threat of multi-drug resistant Neisseria gonorrhea has led to recent changes in treatment recommendations.
Intramuscular ceftriaxone (250mg single dose IM) is now preferred over oral cefixime to treat all...
Categories: Clinical tips
Transforming clinical knowledge and practices to better serve trans and gender diverse populations in British Columbia: sexuality and sexual health
Nov 21, 2012 by Janine Farrell, BA, MPH Candidate and Lauren Goldman, RN(c), BScN
In British Columbia, trans* and gender diverse** folks face multiple barriers when accessing health care, especially related to sexuality and sexual health. There remains a pervasive lack of understanding and knowledge on transgender...
Categories: Program updates
Nov 15, 2012 by Jessica Wilford, UBC Dermatology PGY2
Gillison ML, Broutian T, Pickard RK, et al. ...
Categories: Journal club
Nov 13, 2012 by BCCDC
On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 12pm to 1pm, Dr. Mark Tyndall will present "Public Health and the Supreme Court of Canada: The Good, the Bad and the Smudgy" at the...
Categories: Events and announcements
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