ACNL welcomes long-overdue changes to blood donation eligibility criteria specific to men who have sex with men, trans women

St. John’s, NL – On Thursday, April 28, 2022 Canadian Blood Services (CBS) announced that Health Canada had approved its request to remove eligibility criteria specific to Two-Spirit, gay, bi, queer men, other men who have sex with men, and trans women by September 30, 2022. Changes in blood donor policies will see all donors, regardless of their gender or

December 1st is World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day. Since 1988, World AIDS Day has been celebrated each year on December 1st to commemorate those we have lost to AIDS-related illnesses and to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS. It is also an opportunity to remind government and the public that HIV still affects millions of people around the world. Globally, approximately 32 million lives have