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PrEP 4 Sex, Drugs & Rock’n’Roll
Jun 7, 2018
The BC Center for Disease Control's Chee Mamuk Aboriginal Health Program and the First Nations Health Authority invite you to a community dialogue for Indigenous gay and other men who have sex with men (gMSM) and/or male-assigned Two-Spirit community members in the Lower Mainland, who are disproportionately impacted by HIV. The conversation will examine the full complement of current HIV interventions that are available and how to access these interventions: PEP, PrEP and Treatment as Prevention (TasP), with an emphasis on PrEP.
PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and is a pill taken once-a-day to inhibit the transmission of HIV if someone is exposed to HIV - like if a condom breaks while having sex, someone has sex without a condom or someone shares a needle with someone who has HIV. If that person is on PrEP and is exposed to HIV, their chances of getting HIV are extremely low.
WHEN: Monday, June 18, 2018
TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
WHERE: Room 1430, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
This event is co-sponsored by: BC Centre for Disease Control, First Nations Health Authority, Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men's Health, Musqueam Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council, YouthCO, PHSA Indigenous Health and the Two Spirit Journal