- Education & Literacy
- Health & Medicine
Location9702 111 AveEdmonton, Alberta T5G 0B1Canada Canada
HIV Edmonton supports people living with, and affected by HIV and AIDS by: developing educational resources for community organizations, healthcare professionals and the general public; developing and delivering prevention, health promotion and support programs; and providing a voice for people living with, and affected by HIV and AIDS through our work with local, provincial and national organizations on policy development, health strategy and program design.
HIV Edmonton was founded out of desperation by Michael Phair and a group of close friends as, in 1984, Edmonton braced for its own AIDS outbreak. Originally called the AIDS Network of Edmonton, HIV Edmonton changed its name to better reflect the advancements in the area of HIV and AIDS in 1999. HIV Edmonton is a harm reduction agency, working to provide the best education and prevention methods to a wide variety of audiences.