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Sun News Network article about PharmacyBC’s HIV Pilot Program

July 29th, 2014

Two Vancouver pharmacies to offer free, quick HIV test

VANCOUVER – Two Vancouver pharmacies will start offering free HIV tests with near-instant results, as part of a pilot project that is the first of its kind in Canada.

“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,” Dr. Reka Gustafson, medical health officer at Vancouver Coastal Health, said in a news release.

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