Methadone therapy cuts HIV-infection rates: Study
August 10, 2015 | Global News

VANCOUVER – Increasing access to methadone treatment through primary-care doctors and pharmacies significantly cuts the spread of HIV, according to research involving Vancouver residents addicted to opioids. Injection drug users who were not prescribed methadone were almost four times more lik...

Methadone for IV drug addiction reduces HIV infections
August 10, 2015 | Medical Research Interviews and News

Dr. Keith Ahamad, a clinician scientist at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and a Family Doctor trained and certified in Addiction Medicine. He is Division Lead for Addiction Medicine in the department of Family and Community Medicine at Providence Health Care, and is also an addiction physi...

Increasing methadone accessibility cuts HIV transmission: Study
August 10, 2015 | CTV News

VANCOUVER – A new study in Vancouver has found that increasing access to methadone for treatment of opioid addiction through primary-care doctors and pharmacies significantly decreases the spread of HIV. The study, published in the medical journal The Lancet HIV, found injection drug users who...

Improved accessibility to methadone treatment reduces HIV spread
August 10, 2015 | Vaccine News Daily

A recent study conducted by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS shows that there has been improved access to methadone treatments from primary care, which has caused a decline in the spread of HIV. “Those individuals in the study who were not prescribed methadone were almost...

What you need to know about fentanyl
August 07, 2015 | Global News

There’s been a recent spike in fatal overdoses involving Fentanyl. UBC’s M-J Milloy explains what people should know about the potent painkiller. Your browser does not support frames. Click here to view the frameless video.....

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