HIV counselling

HIV counselling

Challenges in implementing an HIV-I post-exposure prophylaxis program for sexually assaulted persons in Ontario, Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
T. Myhr
H. Humphries
T. Leeke
J. DuMont
M.R. Loutfy
S. Macdonald
A. Rachlis
Publisher: 
Women's College Research Institute
Publication Date: 
2006

Examines the challenges of implementing a program of universal offering HIV post-exposure prophlaxis to at-risk sexually assaulted person's presenting to Ontario's hospital-based Sexual Assault /Domestic Violence Treatment Centres.

A prospective cohort study of HIV post-exposure prophlaxis for sexual assault victims/survivors

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English
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Online
Author: 
T. Myhr
H. Humphries
T. Leeke
J. DuMont
M.R. Loutfy
S. Macdonald
A. Rachlis
Publisher: 
Women's College Research Institute
Publication Date: 
2006

Examines the feasibility of a standardized program of HIV counseling for all sexual assault clients and offering post-exposure prophlaxis (PEP) to those at risk. Also determines HIV PEP acceptance and completion rates and establishes their predictors.

AIDS Vancouver Island

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Provides comprehensive, accessible and effective education, prevention, care, treatment and support services to residents of Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands.

Primary Telephone: 
250-384-2366
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@avi.org
Fax Number: 
250-380-9411
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-665-2437
Street Address: 
1601 Blanshard St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 2J5

Gendering prevention practices: a practical guide to working with gender in sexual safety and HIV/AIDS awareness education

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jill Lewis
Publisher: 
Nordic Institute for Women's Studies and Gender Research
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Oslo, Norway

Presents practical resources for those looking to take a gendered approach in HIV awareness raising activities with young people. Link requires Microsoft Word.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 8278640157
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Striking to the heart of the matter: selected readings on gender and HIV

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Carol (Ed.) Amaratunga
Jacquelin (Ed.) Gahagan
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Discusses awareness of gender issues and differences with the disease, as well as challenges of understanding the experiences of those at greater risk of HIV.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH AIDS.S87 2002
ISBN 0968479758
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

HIV status and disclosure: choices and consequences

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Southern African AIDS Training Programme (SAT Programme)
Publisher: 
Southern African AIDS Training Programme (SAT Programme)
Publication Place: 
Harare, Zimbabwe

Offers practical advice on disclosure of HIV status, steps to take, coping mechanisms, possible consequences of disclosure and non-disclosure, and considerations for the media and disclosure.

Counselling guidelines on disclosure of HIV status

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Southern African AIDS Training Programme (SAT Programme)
Publisher: 
Southern African AIDS Training Programme (SAT Programme)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Harare, Zimbabwe

Offers practical guidance for volunteer counsellors, non-professional counsellors,and professional counsellors who do not have extensive experience in counselling in the context of HIV.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.S27 2000
ISBN 0797421459

Blood Ties Four Directions Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Day services

Offers confidential information, counseling and support. Provides a drop in center for HIV positive persons, family and friends. Book and video library, free condoms, confidential needle exchange program and education sessions.

Primary Telephone: 
867-633-2437
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
bloodties@klondiker.com
Fax Number: 
867-633-2447
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-333-2437
Street Address: 
4230F 4th Ave
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 1K1

AIDS Committee of Windsor

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides support and education services for people at risk of, living with, or affected by HIV/AIDS in Essex and Kent counties.

Primary Telephone: 
519-973-0222
Secondary Telephone: 
519-973-7671 (Youth Line)
Email Address: 
admin@aidswindsor.com
Fax Number: 
519-973-7389
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-265-4858
Street Address: 
1168 Drouillard Rd
City: 
Windsor
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N8Y 2R1

AIDS Support Chatam-Kent

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Forms is a satellite office of AIDS Committee of Windsor. Serves residents affected by HIV/AIDS with support, counselling, financial aid and education.

Primary Telephone: 
519-352-2121
Email Address: 
ask@aidschatham.org
Fax Number: 
519-351-7067
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-265-4858
Street Address: 
200-48 Fifth St
City: 
Chatham
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N7M 4V8
Internal Notes : 
<p>url (http://www.aidswindsor.com/chatham.htm) does not appear valid</p> 08/27/2009/Tanya/RC/ Changed url to redirect to contact info page for AIDS Support Chatham-Kent , it apprears to have been centralized under one web page(http://www.aidswindsor.org/cms/) and organization "AIDS Committee of Windsor". all contact info once found is correct with a new toll free number which I have added
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