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A big thank you to all of our supporters!  It was a beautiful day for a walk and we certainly made the most of it.
We'd also like to express our thanks to everyone who came out to help us put off this event, Spectrum choir, Pretzelmaker, St. John Ambulance, the Regatta Committee, and all of our volunteers, we couldn't do it without you and we truly appreciate all of your hard work.

This year we raised almost $5000!  On behalf of all of us at the AIDS Committee, thank you.

You can view some pictures of this years walk here


The Scotiabank AIDS Walk is an annual event held in September in over...

The ACNL provides various services to people living with and/or affected by HIV/AIDS or Hepititis C, we also provide services to the general population of the province.
For information about the services we provide please click the links below.

HIV Services
Safe Works Access Program (SWAP)
Supportive Housing
The Tommy Sexton Emergency Shelter

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  1. What is HIV/AIDS
  2. Stages of HIV infection
  3. Treatment
  4. PEP
  5. HIV Transmission
  6. HIV Prevention
  7. HIV antibody tests
  8. Test sites
     


What is HIV/AIDS?

HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Once in the body, HIV attacks the immune system, gradually weakening it until it can no longer defend the body against certain illnesses, infections and diseases.
AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. AIDS is the advanced stage of HIV infection.
There is no cure or vaccine for HIV or AIDS.

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Stages of HIV Infection
There are four stages of...

To arrange an HIV, Hep C or STBBI education session or training workshop, contact Angelina Butt, Provincial Coordinator HIV services by phone at 579-8656/1-800-563-1575, by email, or through the contact form.

ACNL’s provincial HIV Program is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) under their AIDS Community Action Program (ACAP). PHAC has moved to a more holistic approach with respect to HIV, HCV and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI’s) and related health factors, such as chronic disease, mental health, aging and the determinants of health in contributing to a pan-Canadian response.  This approach builds upon the historical and collective efforts of governments, civil society and the private sector in addressing the challenges of HIV and HCV over...

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