HIV testing

HIV testing

Deadly desires

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Kate Smith
Publisher: 
Planned Parenthood Manitoba
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides an illustrated, fictional account of a group of intravenous drug users and prostitutes in Winnipeg, designed to teach readers about the importance of safer sex and using clean needles to reduce the risk of contracting HIV/AIDS.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.D43

HIV testing in pregnancy

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Publication Date: 
2000-2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the importance of HIV testing for pregnant women.

Making it mandatory: should HIV tests be required for pregnant women?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Tasha Yovetich
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Introduces the debate surrounding manadatory HIV testing for pregnant women. Discusses the development of antiviral therapies and their effect reducing the number of mother-to-child transmissions of HIV.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
867-633-2437
Email Address: 
bloodties@klondiker.com
Website/URL: 
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 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.

Contact Info
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

Hassle Free Clinic: Women's Clinic

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services

Provides reproductive health services for women in a feminist, non-judgemental, non-racist, lesbian-positive manner. Offers anonymous HIV testing, birth control information and methods, birth control pill starts/restarts, IUD counselling and insertions, diaphragm and cervical cap fittings, fertility awareness teaching and training, STI testing, treatment and follow-up, pregnancy testing, counselling, abortion referrals and post-abortion check-ups, Pap tests, breast examinations, other gynecological related appointments with their doctors, individual counselling and support for HIV+ women, sexuality counselling, alternative insemination counselling, presentations to community groups and organizations, displays at community events, needle exchange, emergency contraceptive pills, and general women’s health education and referrals.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-922-0566
Fax Number: 
416-922-2018
Street Address: 
2nd Fl 66 Gerrard St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1G3

AIDS Vancouver

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

Forms an organization that exists to alleviate individual and collective vulnerability to HIV and AIDS through care and support, education, advocacy and research.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-893-2201
Secondary Telephone: 
604-893-2222 (Helpline)
Email Address: 
contact@aidsvancouver.org
Fax Number: 
604-893-2211
Street Address: 
1107 Seymour St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 5S8
Internal Notes : 
<p>Multiple Email found: "contact@aidsvancouver.org and helpline@aidsvancouver.org"</p>

AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia

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

Works to promote and support the health and well being of persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and to reduce the spread of HIV in Nova Scotia.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-425-4882
Secondary Telephone: 
902-429-7922
Email Address: 
acns@acns.ns.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
902-422-6200
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-566-2437
Street Address: 
326-1657 Barrington St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 3A1
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