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Positive development: setting up self-help groups and advocating for change: a manual for people living with HIV

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Audrey Maasdorp
Siân Long
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Global Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Amsterdam, NL

Aims to help people living with HIV/AIDS to get involved at different levels. Offers a resource book on developing support groups or associations for education or for political action.

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AIDS.M33 1998
ISBN 0907320449

Looking forward: focussing the response: Canada's report on HIV/AIDS 2003

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Health Canada, Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS
Publication Date: 
2003
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Ottawa, ON

Informs HIV/AIDS community, Canadian public and parliamentarians about current realities of HIV/AIDS, about progress made in Canada responding to the epidemic, and about challenges ahead. Also aims to inform international audiences on Canada's domestic and global response to HIV/AIDS. Covers period from April 2002 to March 2003. Also includes significant events or activities since March 2003. Contains 3 short personal experience and perceptions articles of HIV/AIDS affected individuals.

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AIDS.C36 2003
ISBN 0662678109

Infections

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Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
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Toronto, ON

Provides information on genital infections: bacterial vaginosis, crabs, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis, herpes, HIV/AIDS, human papilloma virus, molluscum contagiosum, syphilis, trichomonas, and yeast infections.

Risk, morality, and blame: a critical analysis of government and U.S. donor responses to HIV infections among sex workers in Ind

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Author: 
Avni Amin
Publisher: 
Center for Health and Gender Equity
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Takoma Park, MD

Examines the scope and effectiveness of strategies being used by the Government of India — with bilateral development assistance from the United States - have effectively addressed the HIV prevention needs of women sex workers in India. Concludes that gender inequities play a critical role in fueling the epidemic and need to be addressed in programs and strategies focused on women, including female sex workers.

A coordinated approach to HIV and hepatitis C research in Atlantic Canada: how do we get there? A feasibility workshop for an A

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Author: 
David Fletcher
Jacqueline Gahagan
Aideen Reynolds
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Discusses gaps in HIV/Hep C research and argues for a coordinated, multidisciplinary & regional response to these research needs.

Women inmates and HIV/AIDS

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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Addresses issues women inmates face in the context of HIV/AIDS. Includes recommendations on the implementation of education and prevention programs targeted specifically to female prisoners.

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Includes bibliographical references.

HIV, women & youth

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Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides resources including: info sheets on HIV testing, pregnancy, prevention, and healthy HIV positive living; resources for service providers including statistics and advocacy guidelines; a quiz, story archive, and a glossary.

WAVE: women and AIDS virtual education

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Positive Women's Network
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Positive Women's Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides online education and support services to HIV+ women who may not have access to direct support services and information and resources to healthcare educators and professionals in order to help them support women living with HIV in their communities.

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Gender and HIV/AIDS

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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines differences in the implications of HIV for men and women resulting from both biological differences in sex, and most importantly from socially defined gender differences.

HIV: how to reduce your risk of exposure

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The College of Family Physicians of Canada
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The College of Family Physicans of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Mississauga, ON

Explains how HIV is transmitted. Discusses reasons why people who think they might have been exposed to HIV should get tested. Presents ways to minimize the risk of HIV, including safer sex methods and how to clean shared needles.

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