Archive for May, 2014

Money Matters!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Money matters a lot and influences all areas of our lives. While there are many people living with HIV (PHAs) who have financial stability, numerous PHAs experience financial insecurity. In an informal survey of PHAs who access HIV Community Link’s HIV support services programs, 64% reported that they have financial needs. There are many reasons […]

Coral’s Guide to Food Safety!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Food safety is important, especially for people living with HIV. Every year, over 4 million Canadians get food poisoning also known as foodborne illness.

Research indicates individuals who are HIV positive but undiagnosed may be the source of a majority of new infections, driving the epidemic in those populations most at risk. At HIV Community Link, we believe HIV testing is essential in reducing potential for forward transmissions and new infections. Early diagnosis is also a primary factor in health and wellness for people living with HIV. Enhanced access to HIV testing has a profound impact on both individual and community health outcomes.