'We dropped the ball': Some Indigenous people had access to HIV drug for years without knowing

When two-spirit organizer and HIV/AIDS activist Harlan Pruden heard the news that the preventative drug PrEP was now available cost-free in B.C. he was elated.

"It's phenomenal news that B.C.'s community now has access to this evidence-based, effective HIV prevention intervention," Pruden said.

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Two-spirit activist Harlan Pruden says First Nations organizations failed Indigenous people by not disseminating enough information about a groundbreaking HIV/AIDS treatment.

 

This article was written by Angela Sterritt and originally posted on CBC. Please click HERE to read the full article.

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'We dropped the ball': Some Indigenous people had access to HIV drug for years without knowing
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