This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post Canada here.
By Dr. Julio Montaner, OC, OBC, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Picture this scenario: An individual living with HIV in British Columbia, “Doug” (whose name has been changed for privacy), was being “shuffled around” through care. As a result, he had grown tired and had mostly given up on treating his HIV. Sadly, he had begun telling family and friends that he wouldn’t be around much longer. Can you see a solution to a situation like this?
There was an answer for Doug . An outreach worker, with the province of B.C.’s STOP® … Read more