AIDS education

AIDS education

Myra laramee, medicine woman

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanne Reid
Edition: 
Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces prairie healer Myra Laramee.  Demonstrates the way to wellness in defiance of the culture of despair surrounding AIDS. 

Women and AIDS

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Beth Easton
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article maintains that the needs and experiences of women with HIV/AIDS is unique. Suggests different treatment and education strategies for a women-centered approach to HIV/AIDS. Shares resources available. 

We are not immune: women and aids

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Women and AIDS Lisa McCaskell
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains AIDS, testing, transmission and treatment. Lists information on safer sex, safer drug use and how to develop consent practices.

AIDS and law exchange (AIDSLEX)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

This web portal is a tool for activists, community organizations, researchers, policy-makers, journalists, health workers and anyone who seeks quick and easy access to a wide range of resources about HIV, human rights and the law. It aims to help people around the world communicate and share information, materials and strategies, with the ultimate goal of contributing to a global effort to protect and promote the human rights of people living with or vulnerable to HIV and AIDS.

The site contains an e-Library, discussion forums, and the People Connector, which is a growing list of people around the world working on human rights and legal issues related to HIV/AIDS.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@aidslex.org

Ageways 61: HIV/AIDS and older people

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Edition: 
Issue 61
Publisher: 
HelpAge International
Publication Date: 
December 2002

Newsletter of HelpAge International that disusses how HIV/AIDS affects older people, including articles on home care for people with AIDS, grandmothers caring for children whose parents have died of AIDS, reducing the stigma of AIDS, and educating older people about the disease.

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Order Information: 
Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 1469-6223

An invisible epidemic: the implications of gender neutrality for managing HIV/AIDS in low-incidence countries

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Barbara Clow
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the role of gender in the HIV/AIDS pandemic and calls for amended health care and social policy responses to the needs and experiences of women and men.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

African and Carribean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

Forms a network of organizations and individuals committed to HIV prevention, education, advocacy, research, treatment, care and support for African and Caribbean communities in Ontario.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@accho.ca

preventAIDS.ca

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
African and Carribean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario
Publication Date: 
2006-
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a web site, specifically targeted at Canadians of Caribbean and African descent, that serves as an interactive and informative resource for information about HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

ANKORS East Kootenay Regional Office

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Provides support, advocacy, prevention, education information, and volunteer networking opportunities for those living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
250-426-3383
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
gary@ankors.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
250-426-3221
Street Address: 
205-14th Ave N
City: 
Cranbrook
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1C 3W3

AIDS Calgary Awareness Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Promotes HIV prevention among Calgary's high risk populations, including the gay community, youth and injection drug users. Provides support services to people living with HIV/AIDS, including counseling and advocacy, nutrition, care services, access to complementary therapies and financial aid.

Primary Telephone: 
403-508-2500
Email Address: 
info@aidscalgary.org
Fax Number: 
403-263-7358
Street Address: 
200-1509 Centre St S
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2G 2E6
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