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Position adoptée par le conseil d’administration de la Société canadienne du sida, novembre 1999.
At its November meeting, the Canadian AIDS Society Board of Directors considered the issue of HIV home test kits. The Board took a strong stand against home testing by adopting a resolution stating that "CAS does not support the use of home test kits." The Board recommended that the use and sale of such kits be banned in Canada.
Currently, no HIV home test kits are approved for sale in Canada. However, because of the free flow of goods across the Canada/US border, Canadians can access home test kits through the U.S. The CAS Board, in taking its stand against the use of these kits, cited the following concerns:
HIV Home Testing (November 1999). © Canadian AIDS Society. Published 07/27/2007. Updated 02/26/2010. Web. Retrieved 05/19/2013 from http://www.cdnaids.ca/hivhometestingnovember1999