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Vancouver PWA Coalition Newsletter Issue #2 November 1986

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"ONE STARRY NIGHT" Gala benefit for the Persons With AIDS Coalition at the Mainstage of the Arts Club Theatre on Granville Island, Sunday November 9th [1986]. GOVERNMENT HALTS HOSPICE PLAN Provincial government refuses to develop AIDS Hospice Program at the eleventh hour after months of negotiation and while seeming to support the program at every step. HOSPICE IN SWITZERLAND Nurse in Switzerland offers his home and care to someone with AIDS. MARGO'S WORKSHOP Report on workshop on Visualization for AIDS and ARC; AZT UPDATE While the drug has been released for study in Canada by Burroughs and Welcome 'distribution' problems still need to be worked out. Information on AZT testing program at the Harbour View Medical Center in Seattle Washington.BHT AS AN ANTI-VIRAL? Report on an article from the San Francisco Sentinel on PWAs using BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) as a possible anti-viral treatment; ONGOING EVENTS Healing Circle Sunday Nights. Tuesday night PWA's meetings, every other meeting closed to PWAs. Tai-chi classes Wednesday and Friday nights. SERVICES Free legal consultations, alternative therapies sponsorship, information resources available; NEUROLOGICAL STUDY OF AIDS/ARC Call for study participants. ON THE LIGHTER SIDE; BABA TAAVI'S SPIRITUAL CORNER.
HIV/AIDS; BC Persons with AIDS Society; HIV/AIDS Therapies; Peer Support; Social Support; Alternative Therapy; Advocacy; Government Policy; Disability; Spirituality; Volunteerism; Housing