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BC trends in sexually transmitted infections (STI) for 2014

Genital Chlamydia

In 2014, the rate of genital chlamydia increased to 288.4 per 100,000 population, continuing the overall provincial trend of a steady increase since 1998.

  • The highest rates were...

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Introducing Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) for Trichomonas vaginalis

The Public Health Microbiology Reference Laboratory at the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC PHMRL) has implemented nucleic acid testing (NAT) for Trichomonas vaginalis using the FDA-approved Aptima Trichomonas...

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Delivering safe and sensitive care to sex workers

Background

Sex workers face many barriers when it comes to accessing primary health care, and sexual and reproductive health services.  Being informed about the diversity of sex workers’ experiences can enable providers to...

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Upcoming conference: Gay Men’s Health Summit

The Gay Men’s Health Summit is an annual 2-day conference organized by the Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health, in...

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Options for Sexual Health is hiring!

Options for Sexual Health in BC is looking for a registered nurse or sexual health educator to work as Coordinator for the OPT Sex Sense line.

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