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Pros and cons: a guide to creating successful community-based HIV and HCV programs for prisoners

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Des pros pour les détenus : un guide pour créer et réussir des programmes communautaires contre le VIH et le VHC pour les détenus
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Online
Edition: 
Second edition
Publisher: 
Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Synthesizes the experience that PASAN has gained over many years and is intended to provide readers with new ideas and lessons to help others implement PASAN’s vision of comprehensive community-based human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C (HCV) services for prisoners. 

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Visit their website to read online and to download.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 978-0-9867720-5-4

Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

PASAN is a community-based prisoners’ rights organization that strives to provide advocacy, education and support to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Ontario on HIV, HCV and other harm-reduction issues. Established in 1991, PASAN is the only community-based organization in Canada exclusively  providing HIV and HCV prevention, education and support services to prisoners, ex-prisoners, youth in custody and their families.

Primary Telephone: 
1-416-920-9567
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@pasan.org
Fax Number: 
1-416-920-4314
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-224-9978
Street Address: 
314 Jarvis St. #100
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 2C5
Country: 
Canada

Global HIV Prevention Working Group

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

An international panel of more than 50 leading public health experts, clinicians, biomedical and behavioral researchers, advocates and people affected by HIV/AIDS, convened by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. The Working Group was launched in 2002 to inform global policy-making, program planning, and donor decisions on HIV prevention.

Email Address: 
info@globalhivprevention.org

Proven HIV prevention strategies

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The Global HIV Prevention Working Group
Publication Date: 
2009

A factsheet on proven HIV prevention strategies, noting that the most effective prevention programs are those that use a combination of strategies to achieve maximum impact. Includes descriptions of the major strategies that, when used in combination, are effective in preventing sexual, blood borne, and mother-to-child transmission.

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Includes bibliographical references.

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

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Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services
Counseling

A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto. The 2-Spirits organization's programs and services includes: HIV/AIDS education, outreach, prevention, and support and counselling for 2-spirited people and others living and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
416-944-9300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
art@2spirits.com
Fax Number: 
416-944-8381
Street Address: 
593 Yonge Street
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 202
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1Z4
Country: 
Canada

Stop the rise in HIV: top reasons to get tested

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Translated Title: 
Arrêtons le VIH : de bonnes raisons de se faire tester
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Online
Mixed Media
Publisher: 
Canadian Public Health Association
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Web-based factsheet on why people should be tested for HIV. Includes an audio version of the factsheet.

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POWER study: HIV infection

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Translated Title: 
L’Étude POWER : l’infection à VIH (sommaire)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ahmed M. Bayoumi
Naushaba Degani
Robert R. Remis
Sharon L. Walmsley
Peggy Millson
Mona Loutfy
Tamara Daly
LaRon E. Nelson
Sandra Gardner
Laurel Challacombe
Sharmista Mishra
Arlene S. Bierman
Edition: 
Volume 2, Chapter 11
Publisher: 
Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-Based Report
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Reports on indicators related to HIV infection in Ontario women, including sections on incidence, prevalence and risk behaviours; community services for HIV; clinical care and HIV outcomes. This chapter provides critical information on patterns of care for women and men in Ontario, and how they vary by socioeconomic, demographic, HIV exposure category and regional characteristics.

The POWER Study is producing a Women's Health Report to serve as an evidence-based tool for policy makers, providers, and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities among Ontario women.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN: 978-0-9733871-1-7
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Supporting older carers

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Reconnaître et soutenir les efforts des personnes âgées tutrices d’orphelins et enfants vulnérables
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Online
Publisher: 
International HIV/AIDS Alliance and HelpAge International
Publication Date: 
2004

Explains the serious issues facing older caregivers - many of whom are grandparents - of children whose parents have died or suffer from AIDS. Discusses the kind of support these carers need, and offers resources for helping the older carers.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Blueprint for action on women and HIV/AIDS: manifesto 2010

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English
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Plan intégral d’action sur les femmes et les filles et le VIH : manifeste 2010
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Blueprint for Action on Women and HIV/AIDS
Publication Date: 
2010

Describes a comprehensive strategy to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic among women and girls, including transgendered and transsexual women, in Canada and globally.

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Available online.

Ageways 61: HIV/AIDS and older people

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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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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 1469-6223
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