AIDS service organizations

AIDS service organizations

Daughters of the dispossessed: prostitution in the philippines

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Colette St-Hilaire
Robert Majzels
Freda Guttman
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discuses prostitution in the Philippines and how AIDS became an epidemic. Explains the role that poverty and tourism play in the sex industry. Prostitution as big business. How women are organizing themselves for support and access to health information.

Integrating gender into HIV/AIDS programmes: a review paper

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Department of Gender, Women and Health, World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
January 2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

This review document brings together up-to-date knowledge on how gender norms increase the risk of, and vulnerability to, HIV/AIDS. It also reviews approaches for addressing gender in HIV/AIDS programmes as well as examples of different types of HIV/AIDS programmes.

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9241590394

AIDS Program South Saskatchewan

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

Provides prevention and support services to a variety of populations. Develops resources and workshops to educate about HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
306-924-8420
Email Address: 
barb.bowditch@sasktel.net
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-210-7622
Street Address: 
1504B Albert St
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 2S4

AIDS Calgary Awareness Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Promotes HIV prevention among Calgary's high risk populations, including the gay community, youth and injection drug users. Provides support services to people living with HIV/AIDS, including counseling and advocacy, nutrition, care services, access to complementary therapies and financial aid.

Primary Telephone: 
403-508-2500
Email Address: 
info@aidscalgary.org
Fax Number: 
403-263-7358
Street Address: 
200-1509 Centre St S
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2G 2E6

The silent voices of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Canada: African and Caribbean women in Toronto

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Esther Tharao
Notisha Massaquoi
Senait Teclom
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues for the need to engage African and Caribbean women and their communities in HIV/AIDS prevention, support and care activities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Positive Living North

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

Forms a community-based organization providing education, prevention and HIV/AIDS support services in the Prince George region. Web site offers information on services, access to educational and research material, and a calendar of special events.

Primary Telephone: 
250-562-1172
Email Address: 
info@positivelivingnorth.ca
Fax Number: 
250-562-3317
Street Address: 
1-1563 2nd Ave
City: 
Prince George
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V2L 3B8

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

Integrating gender into HIV/AIDS programmes: a review paper

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Geeta Rao Gupta
Daniel Whelan
Keera Allendorf
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the ways in which gender influences women’s and men’s vulnerability in the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9241590394
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Women and HIV/AIDS: support issues

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Canadian AIDS Society
Publisher: 
Canadian AIDS Society
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Recognizes that long term support systems for all persons living with HIV are necessary. Discusses support issues specific to women including isolation, relationships, sexuality, family, health and support services, and violence.

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Joint United Nation Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
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
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