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HIV Peer Support Programs Across Canada

After an HIV diagnosis, the words of someone who has been there, done that are often the ones that help the most. It is with this in mind that we highlight peer-to-peer programs across the country.

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Death & Mourning

Gone but Not Forgotten: A Tour of AIDS Memorials in Canada From Coast to Coast

Vancouver AIDS Memorial

Location: Sunset Beach West, Vancouver Artist: Bruce Wilson

Nestled into the side of the hill at the base of Broughton Street in the city's West End, the Vancouver AIDS Memorial pays homage to residents of British Columbia w...

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From the Front Lines: Adherence Support in Canada

Sticking to your HIV medication schedule -- a.k.a. adherence -- is crucial to fight the virus and prevent drug resistance. But "take as directed" isn't always as straightforward as it sounds. Side effects, drug interactions, depression, an irregular ...

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Family Matters: Programs for HIV-Positive Families

There are more than 1,500 children and youth living with HIV in Canada. Yet, in many parts of the country, finding supports for them is still very challenging. Though a lack of funds limits what many AIDS service organizations (ASOs) can provide, thr...