HIV Crisis in Saskatchewan
Will the government support community efforts to address the HIV crisis in Saskatchewan?
December 1st, 2017 - 3:32pm
For a year doctors in my home province have urged the Liberals to declare a public health state of emergency as Saskatchewan has the highest rate of HIV in Canada.
Seventy-nine percent of those newly diagnosed are Indigenous peoples, and with the closure of the STC many have difficulty accessing medical services. Community groups have said they cannot wait for government to act, they need solutions now.
Will the government support their efforts to address the HIV crisis in Saskatchewan?