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29 Jul

24hrs article about PharmacyBC’s HIV Pilot Program

July 29th, 2014

A Vancouver pharmacy is offering HIV testing as part of a joint-health-authority pilot project

There will be two locations where free HIV tests would be administered — with results ready in five minutes — at Vancouver Medicine Shoppe at 2030 Kingsway and 6180 Fraser St. “Offering HIV testing at more locations like your local pharmacy helps normalize testing and reduces the stigma around it so that it’s more acceptable to people to get tested,” said Dr. Reka Gustafson, medical health officer at Vancouver Coastal health.

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