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Positive Women’s Network challenges gender based health inequities for women living with HIV and hepatitis C. We lead initiatives to promote women-centred health, public education and research on HIV and hepatitis C.

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HIV diagnosis and hepatitis C will bring change to your life, but with advances in care, it’s a corner, not an end. Many women have found strength and hope through our services. Wherever you are in British Columbia, we can help. Here’s some info if you’re wondering who to call to get you started.

From the Blog

April 29, 2016

See You at SpringBoard!

Springboard dive from above

Our annual SpringBoard conference is coming up on May 19, and this year’s presentations will look at the intersection of HIV and hepatitis C. Coinfection with HIV and hepatitis C impacts general health as well as treatment decisions for both. Hepatitis C is more infectious than HIV, and having HIV makes one more vulnerable to […]

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April 22, 2016

Menopause is a hot topic for women with HIV

By Erin Seatter  |  @erinlynds Menopause is a hot topic at Positive Women’s Network. The intensity of the experience, coupled with the increasing numbers of women aging with HIV, makes it a much-discussed issue. Menopause is a natural process, said Dr. Mary Kestler from Oak Tree Clinic, who came by last Tuesday to talk with […]

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