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AIDS

Canada's response to women and HIV/AIDS around the world

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English
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Kathryn Randle
Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS : International Affairs Directorate
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a summary of four panelists' presentations designed to relate information about the current status of HIV/AIDS internationally.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.R36 2000

The need for action on women's health: women's health fact sheets

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Paper
Online
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National Union of Public and General Employees
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Nepean, ON

Presents statistics on various women's health issues, including: lung cancer, breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, midwifery, heart disease, and future trends.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.N44 2000

Knowledge from action: community-based research in Canada's HIV strategy

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Terry Trussler
Rick Marchand
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Organizes a conceptual framework to build the capacities of communities to conduct needed research on HIV/AIDS. Concepts, experiences and suggestions for this project were gathered from several sources: a selection of relevant documents; readings from a sample of the current literature on post-modern developments in social science methodology; and a series of key informant interviews.

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AIDS.T78 1998
ISBN 1895922097

The red road: pathways to wholeness

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English
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Online
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BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Task Force
Publisher: 
Red Road HIV/AIDS Network
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
West Vancouver, BC

Presents a number of recommendations to address Aboriginal HIV/AIDS in BC, along broad themes, including building healthy communities, raising awareness of HIV and AIDS, and preventing HIV transmission.

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AIDS.R43 1999

Gender, health, and sustainable development: a Latin American perspective: proceedings of a workshop held in Montevideo, Uraguay

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Pandu Wijeyarante
Janet Hatcher Roberts
Jennifer Kitts
Lori Jones Arsenault
Publisher: 
International Development Research Centre
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Proceedings of a Workshop held in Montevideo, Uruguay, 26-29 April 1994. A compilation of papers with the following themes: AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Gender; Environmental Stress, Production Activities, Health, and Gender; Tropical Diseases and Gender; Indigenous Peoples' Health Issues; and Health Care Providers. Includes Working Group Discussions and Related Topics and Initiatives Informally Presented at the Workshop.

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GEND.G46 1994
ISBN 0889367485

Blood Ties Four Directions Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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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

Canadian AIDS Society

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All women
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Forms a coalition of community-based AIDS organizations that advocates for people and communities affected by HIV/AIDS.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-230-3580
Email Address: 
casinfo@cdnaids.ca
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Fax Number: 
613-563-4998
Street Address: 
800-190 O'Connor St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 2R3

Women, vulnerability and HIV/AIDS: a human rights perspective

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Adriana Gomez
Deborah Meacham
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Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Santiago, Chile

Provides a national gender perspective regarding women and HIV/AIDS, as well as sexual and reproductive health, sexuality, the sex trade, gender and AIDS, prevention strategies, and a variety of women's experiences discussing thier forms of action and intervention.

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AIDS.G66 1998

Gender, health, and sustainable development: an African perspective

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English
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Paper
Mixed Media
Author: 
Pandu Wijeyaratne
Lori Jones Arsenault
Janet Hatcher Roberts
Jennifer Kitts
Publisher: 
International Development Research Centre
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, Ontario

Presents the proceedings of a workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, 5-8 October 1993. An examination of several themes such as: AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Gender; Tropical Diseases and Gender; Environmental Stress, Production Actvities, Health and Gender; Social Issues, Gender and Health are discussed. This also includes Working Group Discussions and Related Topics and initiatives informally presented at the workshop.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.G46 1993
ISBN 0889367132

Voices of Positive Women

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Aims to empower women living with HIV/AIDS through confidential support, outreach, information and education. Advocates to improve the health and quality of life of HIV-positive women. Promotes accurate, affirming images of HIV-positive women. Offers peer support programs in Toronto and throughout Ontario.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-324-8703
Email Address: 
voices@vopw.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-324-9701
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-263-0961
Street Address: 
105-66 Isabella St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1N3
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