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The Thriving with the Health Peers team speak with Furqan from YouthCo about how we can reduce HIV/AIDS stigma as community members in our day-to-day lives.

Episode Description

On this special episode of Thriving with the Health Peers, Adrianna, Meaghan, Mia, and Tamara sit down with Furqan from YouthCO to discuss HIV/AIDS and how YouthCO is working to reduce this stigma. Thank you so much to Furqan for joining us!

YouTube Timestamps:

0:00 Introduction

1:04 Who is Furqan and what is YouthCO?

3:28 Terminology regarding HIV/AIDS

7:03 What does U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable) mean?

10:56 What is PrEP?

13:24 YouthCO's Programs

20:28 How can Positive Youth get in touch with YouthCO?

21:30 How SFU students can help address stigma that Poz Youth face

26:04 Volunteer opportunities with YouthCO or similar organizations

33:41 Conclusion


Originally published on the SFU Health and Counseling Youtube Channel on June 1, 2021.

Participants and Contributors
Adrianna
Host
Meaghan
Host
Mia
Host
Tamara
Host
Furqan
Guest

Beyond the Podcast

  • Check out YouthCO's website, a youth-led coalition that seeks to reduce stigma related to HIV and Hep C. 

  • Check out the Health Peers webpage for upcoming events and activities.

  • Visit the SFU Health and Counselling social media channels for announcements, wellness reminders and more: Website | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Instagram: @sfuhcs | TikTok: @sfuhcs