A service provided by the BC Centre for Disease Control

For health providers

You are here

Archives

2018

July (2)
June (3)
May (3)
April (3)
March (1)
February (3)
January (3)

2017

December (2)
November (4)
October (2)
September (3)
August (2)
July (1)
June (3)
May (1)
April (4)
March (4)
February (7)
January (2)

2016

December (3)
November (1)
October (2)
September (1)
August (4)
July (2)
June (5)
May (2)
April (2)
March (3)
February (3)

2015

December (3)
November (1)
October (2)
September (3)
August (3)
July (2)
June (6)
May (3)
April (3)
March (1)
February (2)
January (3)

2014

December (2)
November (2)
October (3)
September (3)
August (2)
July (4)
June (4)
May (5)
April (6)
March (4)
February (4)
January (5)

2013

December (3)
November (5)
October (6)
September (3)
August (5)
July (5)
June (5)
May (6)
April (5)
March (6)
February (5)
January (5)

2012

December (3)
November (4)
October (4)
September (2)
August (5)

4th Annual CANAC Western Canadian HIV Nursing Symposium: Aboriginal Communities and HIV

This full-day event on Friday, March 15th is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC), Bristol-Myers-Squibb and...

Comments: 0

Categories: Events and announcements

Don’t forget to test for syphilis!

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused the bacterium Treponema pallidum.  Although easily treated with antibiotics, it can cause severe long term complications and death if not treated early.

There...

Comments: 0

Categories: Clinical tips

Search related content: syphilis, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Recent increase of infectious syphilis cases among gay and bisexual men in BC

After declining to historic lows in the mid-1990s, rates of infectious syphilis in BC increased, at first predominantly among street-involved populations in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, then more recently among gay, bisexual,...

Comments: 0

Categories: Trend watch

Search related content: syphilis, trends

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:...

Comments: 0

Categories: Journal club

Search related content: prophylaxis, treatment, syphilis

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...

Comments: 0

Categories: Current practice

Search related content: trauma informed care

Pages

Subscribe to SmartSexResource Updates