HIV screening

HIV screening

Stop the rise in HIV: top reasons to get tested

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English
Translated Title: 
Arrêtons le VIH : de bonnes raisons de se faire tester
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Online
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Publisher: 
Canadian Public Health Association
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Web-based factsheet on why people should be tested for HIV. Includes an audio version of the factsheet.

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Available online only.

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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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
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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.

Having a baby or thinking about it... what about AIDS?

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Ministère de la Santé et Services sociaux du Québec
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Quebec, QC

Discusses HIV testing for pregnant women. Includes contact information for pregnancy and HIV/AIDS support and health services in Quebec.

HIV testing in pregnancy (Spanish)

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Spanish
Translated Title: 
La prueba del VIH durante el embarazo
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Paper
Online
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BC HealthFiles
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Discusses the benefits of HIV testing and treatment during pregnancy as a means of preventing perinatal HIV transmission. Provides some information specific to British Columbia.

HIV testing in pregnancy (Punjabi)

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Punjabi
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Paper
Online
Author: 
BC HealthFiles
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Discusses, in Punjabi, the benefits of HIV testing and treatment during pregnancy as a means of preventing perinatal HIV transmission. Provides some information specific to British Columbia.

HIV testing of pregnant women

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English
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Author: 
Canadian AIDS Society
Publisher: 
Canadian AIDS Society
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents various policies for HIV testing and pregnancy ranging from voluntary to mandatory testing. Describes several concerns that are often left out of the debate including toxicity, standards of care and prevention.

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HIV testing and pregnancy: medical and legal parameters of the policy debate

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Lori Stoltz
Louise Shap
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes issues related to HIV testing and pregnancy.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.S86 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.

HIV/AIDS: prenatal testing program

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English
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Paper
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Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information about HIV testing for women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Outlines reasons for choosing to have the test. Includes a list of anonymous HIV-testing sites in Ontario.

HIV treatment in pregnancy

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English
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Online
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Motherisk
Publisher: 
Motherisk
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes Motherisk's HIV Healthline and Network, which offers confidential counseling to Canadian women, their families and healthcare professionals about the risk of HIV and HIV treatment in pregnancy.

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