Archive for January, 2013

The New HIV Era

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The following is a personal perspective from a community member. ACAA acknowledges this is not the experience or opinion of all PLWH or those affected by HIV. Despite medical and scientific advances in recent years there are many people in our communities who continue to face significant struggles with an HIV diagnoses, long-term survival, and […]

Alberta Positive Voices Conference

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Alberta Positive Voices Conference (APVC) is a bi-annual event that brings together people living with HIV/AIDS from across the province to learn about better health management and new advances in the pandemic while providing opportunities to form networks of friendship and support. Current estimates show that over 71,000 Canadians have HIV/AIDS, including more than […]

The following is takenĀ from CBC News Calgary Canadian Blood Services wants to change a long-standing policy that would allow gay men to donate blood if they haven’t had sex with a man in the last five years. It’s a change from a total ban on donations from any man who had ever had sex with […]