HIV Screening in the Health Care Setting: Status, Barriers, and Potential Solutions

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Dr. Stacey Rizza, an Infectious Diseases physician and Chair of the HIV Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the September 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings where she illuminates the details, benefits and barriers to the CDC’s HIV testing recommendations.
Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00682-9/fulltext

Bring'in it Back

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A knowledge translation project by youth for youth

Youth Experiences as Researchers

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A BCCDC led project called Youth Injection Prevention

By Dan

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The division of STI/HIV Prevention and Control collaborated with the Public Health Agency of Canada on a research study aimed at exploring issues in the life of street youth that contribute to the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections including AIDS. Once the study was over, the research team engaged the youth to develop video clips that help tell the youth’s stories around sexual risk while living on the street and some of the research findings. The script and artwork were...

Making a Difference

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Like Sign In or Sign Up now! making a difference1.mp4 From: thebccdc | July 12, 2010 | 6 views Loading...Active since 2004, the Vietnam HIV/AIDS/STI Community Clinics Network (HCCN) Project has been a leader in public health development innovation in Vietnam by introducing a etiologic approach to the management of sexually transmitted infections and developing a network of clinics in three Mekong provinces and Hi Chi Minh City. The project has made an impact targeting vulnerable...

Dr. Greg Poland, Director of Mayo Vaccine Research Group, discusses H1N1 updates (Part 2)

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In this video recorded November 19, 2009, Dr. Gregory Poland, Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases and Director of the Mayo Vaccine Research group, discusses his review article to be published in the January 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings ( www.mayoclinicproceedings.com ) review and to be published ahead of print in early December 2009 and provides updates on H1N1. In this segment of the interview, Dr. Poland addresses primarily a health care professional audience and...

The One Health Initiative MWV18

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Ronald Atlas, former President for the American Society for Microbiology, discusses the new One Health Initiative that recognizes the inter-relationships among human, animal, and environmental health and seeks to enhance communication, cooperation, and collaboration in integrating these areas for the health and well-being of all species. Development of the One Health Initiative began in 2007 with the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) efforts to strengthen communications and...

Return to Zambia MWV 17

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The American Society for Microbiology is helping African nations foster a scientific community that is better able to address the current and future problems that threaten not only the local population, but the world at large. Like many African countries, Zambia and South Africa are deeply affected by HIV and tuberculosis, as well as a number of other infectious diseases. In March of 2008, ASM President Cliff Houston, Ph.D., traveled to Zambia and South Africa to gauge and assess the...