Number of new HIV cases in Canada has increased in recent years, in contrast to the downward trend elsewhere
Researchers are launching a study on HIV self-testing kits with the aim of gaining federal approval for the first such device in Canada.
Sean Rourke, a scientist with the Centre for Urban Health Solutions at St. Michael's Hospital, said the clinical trial will begin in Toronto on Wednesday before expanding across the country in coming weeks.
|Jane Greer of the Hassle Free Clinic, unboxes an HIV self-testing kit in Toronto on Wednesday.|
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