Articles tagged with: Glenn Betteridge

Free public legal education workshops at HALCO, April and May 2017.

published: March, 23, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Social Media, Activism, Upcoming Events, Events, Legal, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

Everyone is welcome to attend these general interest workshops but space is limited so Registration is required.

Free public legal education workshops at HALCO, April and May 2017.

Our free public legal education workshops are held in person at the Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor Room C2, Toronto (just south of King Street West and the fully accessible St. Andrew subway station): Rent Increases: Protecting your Rights workshop, Thursday April 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Presenter: Matthew Malott (HALCO Articling Student) Canadian Immigration: Sponsoring Your Family workshop, Tuesday April 25, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Pre

Common Drug Review recommends public drug plans in Canada reimburse PrEP

published: September, 14, 2016 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Social Media, As Prevention , Activism, Gay Men, Treatment Guidelines -including when to start, Current Affairs, Treatment, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

Glenn Betteridge with a PrEP update on another chapter in the promise and perils of Truvada for HIV prevention in Canada

Common Drug Review recommends public drug plans in Canada reimburse PrEP

Background On 26 August 2016, Canada’s national health technology assessment body published its Final Recommendation for Truvada as HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).1 The Canadian Drug Expert Committee (CDEC) recommended that Truvada for HIV PrEP be reimbursed under public drug plans in Canada, subject to two conditions. Truvada, marketed in Canada by Gilead Sciences, is safe and highly effective at preventing HIV-negative people from getting HIV when taken daily, and has been approved

FIGHTING CRIMINALIZATION: HOW WE CAN ALL HELP

published: December, 14, 2010 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Opinion Pieces, Bob Leahy - Publisher

In which Bob Leahy high-fives the Ontario Working Group on Criminal Law and HIV Exposure in pushing for prosecutorial guidelines in cases involving alleged non-disclosure of HIV status

FIGHTING CRIMINALIZATION:  HOW WE  CAN ALL HELP

First let me say that I consider the criminalization issue by far the largest and most important issue on the plate of the HIV community right now. I can't think of any laws that are more stigmatizing of HIV people as a group, less based on science as opposed to fear and, when it boils down to it, less effective in meeting the goal of reducing HIV infections. Let me also say that I’m no Johnny-come-lately to this issue.  I sat on a working group headed by Glenn Betteridge not long

OHTN and CATIE give PositiveLite.com the nod

published: November, 25, 2010 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // CATIE, Bob Leahy - Publisher

In which Bob Leahy gives a Hi-5 to CATIE and to the OHTN for their collaborations with the little site that could.

OHTN and CATIE give PositiveLite.com the nod

I can’t think of much better news to kick off World AIDS Week than to hear that CATIE is now collaborating with PositiveLite in a similar fashion to what the OHTN announced that they would be doing earlier this month. You can read CATIE’s inaugural post here.   I'm a big fan of both these organizations. I really think this is a win-win situation. Or perhaps that should be a win-win-win situation, as three parties are involved. For PositiveLite it means additional quality content