Researchers who lead the School of Pharmacy’s APPROACH Study are supporting the AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador (ACNL) in offering pharmacy-based, rapid-result HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day, June 27. The goal of the day is to promote rapid HIV testing by pharmacists as a low barrier way for people to find out their HIV status and get linked to care. Although the testing day is not part of the APPROACH study (which concluded in Fall 2017), it is made possible by the outcomes from this research.
The AIDS Committee of Newfoundland & Labrador will be holding the organizational Annual General Meeting on September 30, 2017 beginning at 1:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Tommy Sexton Center, 47 Janeway Place, St. John’s, NL.
Andrea Doyle, Communicable Disease Control Nurse, Eastern Health will be speaking on the work and results of the Syphilis Outbreak Control Team. ACNL was a primary community partner in this amazing partnership project. Refreshments will be served prior to the meeting and you will have...
Please visit the following link to view which locations provide take home Naloxone kits! Naloxone is a medication that reverses the effects of an overdose from opioids (e.g. heroin, methadone, fentanyl, morphine). Get a kit, save a life!
A research study of relationships where one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative
As HIV rates have stabilized, HIV-positive individuals are living longer lives. More and more people today are in relationships where only one of the two people has HIV (an HIV-serodiscordant relationship). While there has been research on living with HIV, far less is known about the issues faced by HIV-serodiscordant couples. Researchers from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, in collaboration with physicians and AIDS Service organizations from across the country, are therefore...
GROWING INTO RESILIENCE: A Survey for Sexual and Gender Minority (LGBTTIQQ2SA) Youth
This survey is for Canadian sexual and gender minority (LGBTTIQQ2SA) youth and young adults between 12 and 29 years old. Dr. André P. Grace, Director of Research at the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS) is conducting this research, which the Research Ethics Board at the University of Alberta has approved. You are invited to participate.
While we have made progress in achieving sexual and gender minority rights in Canada, many young people still experience discrimination and other...
1. Approval of the Agenda 2. Introduction of the Current Board 3. Approval of Minutes – AGM June 2015 4. By-Law Amendments 5. Approval of Audited Financial Statements (2015-2016) 6. Appointment of Auditors for the 2016-17 Fiscal Year 7. Election of 2016-17 Board of Directors
ACNL By-Law Amendment
6.04 Board Seats
There are a total of twelve (12) seats on the Board. Three (3) of the Board seats are designated for persons living with HIV/AIDS (“PHAs”), with...
Thank you to everyone who came out for a night of Cod & Codco! We were overwhelmed with the amount of support you showed and hope you had a great time filled with laughs and fantastic food. Once again, thank you to everyone who helped make this event a great success!
Tired after the walk? Want a chance to kick your feet up? Come on out for a cod dinner and a showing of Codco! Tickets can be purchased through the AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador, you can reach us by phone at 579-8656 or email