Canada: Vancouver Ups War on HIV -- Wants to Expand Testing in Bid to End the Disease
July 24, 2012
Vancouver public health officials want to expand HIV/AIDS testing to every sexually active person who visits a family physician or is admitted to a hospital emergency department. Vancouver is the first Canadian city to advocate routine HIV testing in these settings; the push for it comes in the final year of a four-year program.
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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