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Literature review: behavioural guidelines for adjusting to medical conditions

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University Health Network Program in Medical Psychiatry & Women's Health Program
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Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents an overview of issues relevant to quality of life in chronic medical conditions. Reviews approaches to foster successful adaptation to chronic medical conditions.

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HEAD.L58 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Following the red cart: Métis and HIV/AIDS

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Métis National Council
Publisher: 
Métis National Council
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information to educate Métis people and communities about ways to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS and understand what it’s like for those who are living with HIV/AIDS.

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ISBN 0973295902

"I had unprotected sex"

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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publisher: 
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Describes emergency contraceptives that can prevent pregnancy after unprotected sexual relations. Also provides information on sexually transmitted infections.

National Minority AIDS Council

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Governmental Body
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English
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Research
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Forms an organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of colour to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. Works to promote sound national HIV/AIDS, health and social policies that are responsive to the needs of the diverse communities of colour impacted by HIV/AIDS and to increase the participation of people of colour in policy-making bodies.

Primary Telephone: 
202-483-6622
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Email Address: 
info@nmac.org
Fax Number: 
202-483-1135
Street Address: 
1931 13th St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009

Lack of knowledge contributing to growing rate of HIV infections among Canadian women

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Canadian AIDS Society
Publisher: 
Canadian AIDS Society
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Responds to the "Women's Health Surveillance Report" and its findings showing that young women are experiencing depression and violence, and demonstrate poor knowledge of sexual health, factors that increase vulnerability to HIV infection. Also discusses findings of the Canadian Youth, Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Study.

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Asian Society for the Intervention of AIDS

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Vietnamese
Chinese
Japanese
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
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Provides culturally appropriate and language specific support, outreach, advocacy and education/research on HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-5567
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Email Address: 
asia@asia.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604-669-7756
Street Address: 
210-119 W Pender St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1S5

Loving safely: a guide to preventing HIV for women over 40

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Sexuality Education Resource Centre & Women's Health Clinic
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides safer sex messages to women over the age of 40, an often over-looked segment of the population at risk for HIV infection.

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Joint United Nation Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
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Policy development

As the main advocate for worldwide action against HIV/AIDS, their mandate is to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to the epidemic including preventing the spread of HIV, provide care and support for those infected and affected by the disease, reduce the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviate the socioeconomic and human impact of the epidemic. Composed of 8 organizations in a joint and cosponsored programme.

Primary Telephone: 
+4122 791 3666
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
unaids@unaids.org
Fax Number: 
+4122 791 4187
Street Address: 
20, avenue Appia
City: 
Geneva
Postal/ZIP Code: 
CH-1211

Gender and HIV/AIDS: overview report

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English
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Vicci Tallis
Publisher: 
Institute of Development Studies
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Discusses the HIV/AIDS epidemic through a gendered lens, focusing on how HIV/AIDS is both driven by and entrenches gender inequality.

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AIDS.T35 2002
ISBN 1858644607
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Includes bibliographical references.

Prisoners' HIV/AIDS Support Action Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms a community-based network of prisoners, ex-prisoners, organizations, activists and individuals working together to provide advocacy, education, and support to prisoners on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C (HCV) and related issues.

Primary Telephone: 
416-920-9567
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@pasan.org
Fax Number: 
416-920-4314
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-224-9978
Street Address: 
500-489 College St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 1A5
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