Pages tagged with "HIV 101"

What do youth have to say about the London Patient?

At YouthCO, we’ve been getting a lot of excitement and questions about the media coverage of the "London patient," a man who  who has recently been cured of HIV as a result of treatment for lymphoma (a type of cancer). This person was given a bone marrow transplant from a donor who has an HIV resistant gene mutation, which meant HIV could no longer survive in his body. While articles...

Read more

Whatever our status, let's resist stigma!

Whatever our HIV status or viral load, there are plenty of ways for us to resist the stigma around HIV. Together with Resist Stigma, we are proud to present these posters showing different ways that we can resist stigma, whatever our HIV status or viral load.

Read more

Our Peer-Led HIV Education Programs

We had the chance to share the successes of our approach to HIV education at the 2016 Pacific AIDS Network conference. This was a great opportunity to connect with organizations that do HIV work across British Columbia and talk about our youth-driven, values-led approach to HIV programming at YouthCO!

Read more