February 12th – 18th marks Sexual Reproductive Health Week. What is Sexual Reproductive Health Week? It’s a week to bring to light issues that people and healthcare providers face when accessing and/or providing sexual health services. Last year’s theme was “What’s Your Relationship Status?” which centered on the importance of developing good relationships with healthcare providers, […]
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Please not that the application deadline has been extended to 24 May 2013
My apologies, the blog I hope you’re about to read, is more formal than usual because I really need to drive home that fact that anonymity has very little, if anything to do with the transmission of HIV. In other words, anonymity is not a mode of transmission of HIV. This week New Brunswick media […]
A few weeks ago (why are my blogs always centred around nostalgia?) I attended a conference that was focused around developing a strategy to engage youth in the prevention of HIV and STI’s. The conference was exceptionally well organized; a great mix of front-line workers, academic researchers, policy makers, and most importantly youth. Two days […]
When I tell people who have never struggled with drug or alcohol addiction that sobering up ‘sucks’ I get a “look”. The look that suggests not trying hard enough, or not meeting societal expectations that are put upon people who are trying to quit their addiction. A look that places judgment on something that is […]