You don’t need to go to Africa to do HIV humanitarian work.
You can go to Saskatchewan.
Dr. Mona Loutfy
Infectious Disease Specialist
Women’s College Hospital
There is an HIV/AIDS epidemic happening on many First Nations reserves in Saskatchewan.
Places like Big River and Ahtahkakoop are seeing rates of infection that are comparable to some African countries.
Ahtahkakoop has an infection rate that is 17 times higher than the Canadian national average.
The CBC featured this story in a recent special report…