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Kink awareness for health care professionals – Part 1

Introduction

Many people practice kink as part of their sex life, yet health care practitioners are rarely given specific training or information about this often misunderstood aspect of sexuality.

This is the first of...

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Update on sexually transmitted infections in BC: June 2016

Please circulate these key STI updates to your networks.

Benzathine penicillin (Bicillin L-A) is once again available in Canada

Several months ago, Pfizer Canada – the sole Canadian manufacturer of...

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New cervical cancer screening recommendations for BC

The BC Cancer Agency has released new recommendations for cervical cancer screening. Some highlights of the new recommendations are:

  • First age for Pap testing is 25 years old (regardless of sexual debut)
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Aboriginal program “Around The Kitchen Table” recognized as Leading Practice

What’s Around The Kitchen Table?

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HIV prevalence and incidence estimates for British Columbia and Canada in 2014

Background

Prevalence and incidence are measures of disease frequency that are used to inform our response to the HIV epidemic. Prevalence is the total number of people living with HIV in an area in a...

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