Saskatchewan has the highest rates of HIV in Canada. Can we create an AIDS-free generation?

Saskatchewan has the highest rates of HIV in Canada. Can we create an AIDS-free generation? With Dr Ryan MeiliOver the last few years, Saskatchewan has experienced alarming spikes in the number of HIV cases.

In fact, in 2009, their rates were comparable to those in Nigeria and Saskatchewan continues to have the highest rates in Canada.

Dr. Ryan Meili explains what happened in Saskatchewan and how British Columbia’s strategy in reducing the spread of HIV and AIDS is a model for other Canadian provinces.

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Ryan Meili is an advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca, a practicing medical doctor and founder of Upstream: Institute for A Healthy Society.

Interview by Mélanie Meloche-Holubowski, journalist intern at EvidenceNetwork.ca, and journalist with Radio-Canada.

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