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Canada: In Nova Scotia, Glimmers of Hope for Science in the Prosecution of HIV Non-Disclosure

Despite very few prosecutions, Nova Scotia has become an interesting place in Canada with respect to the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure.

By Cécile Kazatchkine for HIV Justice Network

Gender Inequality and HIV in South Africa: Learning From Dr. Wendee Wechsberg of RTI's Global Gender Center -- A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

Just back from a conference on gender inequality, HIV, drug use and violence, Lynda Arnold senses that real change is in the air, thanks to people like Wendee Wechsberg, Ph.D., of RTI International.

By Lynda Arnold

South Africa Takes Bold Step to Provide HIV Treatment for All

In a major policy shift, the South African government has announced that the country will implement a new evidence-based policy of offering HIV treatment to all people living with HIV by September 2016.

By UNAIDS

We'll Always Have Cuba, Part 2

A delegation of fifteen gay men (mostly) of color spent fifteen days in Cuba collecting and sharing information on innovations in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, sexual and gender identity, and the differences in responses to the AIDS crisis betwe...

By Larry Buhl for The Black AIDS Institute

We'll Always Have Cuba, Part 1

A delegation of fifteen gay men (mostly) of color spent fifteen days in Cuba collecting and sharing information on innovations in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, sexual and gender identity, and the differences in responses to the AIDS crisis betwe...

By Larry Buhl for The Black AIDS Institute

Fewer Deaths, Longer Lives

CATIE charts the journey in Canada from a high prevalence of HIV-related deaths in the early days of the HIV epidemic to today's much higher life expectancy.

By Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Treatment Milestones

1981The first reports of what will become known as AIDS among gay men and people who use injection drugs.1984French scientists, led by Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, identify the virus responsible for causing AIDS: HIV.1987The US Food and Drug Administrat...

By Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch insurance for HIV+ expat

Hello, I just moved to Netherlands from Ukraine, to work here. I used to get my medications at the local hiv center in Ukraine. Now i need to get an insurance here, and some way of receiving medications, since i can't travel back and fourth to Ukrain...

By Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Working in India While HIV Positive: An Expat's Concerns (Editor's Pick)

Good Day. I've received suggestions to work in India and need to apply employment visa. Could you let me know is it possible to work HIV+ people in India (more than 2 years)? Is non-cost ART treatment available for expatriates? Can expatriates with H...

By Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Smoke Signals: Medical Marijuana in Canada

Thousands of people living with HIV in Canada find cannabis critical for managing their illness -- for appetite stimulation, weight gain and relief from nausea, pain, anxiety and depression. Rosa Colavito-Palao, a therapist at Nine Circles Community ...

By Peter Carlyle-Gordge for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange