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Advocate worries shift in government HIV funding leaves people vulnerable
Nov 30, 2018
Valerie Nicholson is HIV-positive and says she might not be alive today if it wasn't for the Positive Women's Network in Vancouver. The group recently shut its doors due to the federal government's HIV funding strategy shifting from care to prevention. She argues groups like the one that helped her are still necessary, because while HIV may be manageable for many, that's not necessarily the case for marginalized communities.