Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C

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

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English
Translated Title: 
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

Asian ginseng: Panax ginseng

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English
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Paper
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Publisher: 
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Provides basic information about the herb Asian ginseng, including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Series: Herbs at a Glance

"Nothing about us without us": greater, meaningful involvement of people who use illegal drugs: a public health, ethical, and hu

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English
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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explains why people who use illegal drugs must be meaningfully involved in Canada’s response to HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C (HCV), and injection drug use, and the benefits of greater involvement.

"Nothing about us without us": greater, meaningful involvement of people who use illegal drugs: a public health, ethical, and hu

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English
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Author: 
Ralf Jürgens
Publisher: 
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines why it is important to increase meaningful involvement of people who use illegal drugs in the response to HIV and hepatitis C (HCV), and how this can be done.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896735606

All Nations Hope AIDS Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Increases awareness of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C among Aboriginal Peoples living in Saskatchewan. Provides educational workshops on prevention throughout the province. Offers support to individuals living with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C and to their families.

Primary Telephone: 
306-924-8424
Email Address: 
allnationshope@sasktel.net
Fax Number: 
306-525-3698
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-210-7622
Street Address: 
2815 5th Avenue
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4T 0L2
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

The reproductive care of women living with hepatitis C infection

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English
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Author: 
Marc Boucher
Andrée Gruslin
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides accurate, current information to those offering reproductive care to women living with HCV. Also intended to raise awareness of HCV in both the medical and general populations. LInk requires PDF reader.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Sex differences in injecting practices and hepatitis C: a systematic review of the literature

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
R. Roman-Crossland
L. Forrester
G. Zaniewski
Publisher: 
Canada Communicable Disease Report
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Assesses the influence of gender on drug users' injection initiation, sharing behaviour, and cleaning/disinfecting behaviour. Argues for the development of gender-sensitive education and prevention programs.

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ISSN 11884169 (Print)
ISSN 14818531 (On-line)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Living well with Hepatitis C virus infection

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BC HealthFiles
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British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Provides information for people living with hepatitis C on how to prevent its spread and how to stay as healthy as possible.

Substance use, HIV and hepatitis C

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English
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Publisher: 
Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides definitions as well as information regarding transmission and the connection with substance use. Explains barriers to seeking help and addresses possible solutions to those barriers.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
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English
Français

Provides information on Hepatitis C policies, programs and research relating to disease surveillance, prevention and control, health promotion, and community action. // Offre des renseignements sur le virus hépatite C en matière de politiques, de programmes et de recherches reliés à la surveillance et à la prévention de la maladie, à la lutte contre la maladie, à la promotion de la santé et à l'action communautaire.

Street Address: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Addt'l Street Address: 
A.L. 6201C
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0K9
Internal Notes : 
url (http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/hepc/hepatitis_c/) does not appear valid multiple languages found - // in abstract, changed to current link
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