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An invisible epidemic: the implications of gender neutrality for managing HIV/AIDS in low-incidence countries  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Discusses the role of gender in the HIV/AIDS pandemic and calls for amended health care and social policy responses to the needs and experiences of women and men.

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Published: 2006
Final payments: socioeconomic costs of palliative home caregiving  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Analyzes gender differences, differences between formal and informal caregivers, and regional (British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia) and diagnosis-related differences between male and female palliative caregivers.

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Published: 2002
The need for action on women's health: women's health fact sheets  
http://www.nupge.ca/current_pub.html

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

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Published: 2000
Inaugural International Institute on Gender and HIV/AIDS: strengthening the connection between practice, policy and research  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/IIGHA_2004_final_report.pdf

Reports on the Inaugural International Institute on Gender and HIV/AIDS (IIGHA) held 7-11 June 2004 at the Kopanong Conference Centre in Johannesburg, South Afica.

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Published: 2005
The AIDS pandemic and gender: the socio-cultural effects on development with an emphasis on Commonwealth countries: a selected a  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/HIV_gender_annotated_biblio.pdf

Provides an annotated bibliography on issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and gender, including cultural contexts, behaviours and beliefs, economic issues, education and health.

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Published: 2002
Women, HIV/AIDS, and human rights: a selected annotated bibliography  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Women_HIV_AIDS_Human_Rights.pdf
Offers references on websites, journal articles, toolkits, press releases, international conventions and declarations that address women, HIV/AIDS and human rights. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Exploring HIV/AIDS issues in Canada and the Caribbean  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Newsletter_about_HIV_Alecia.pdf
Provides an overview of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, focussing on how women and youth are affected, and compares the Canadian and Caribbean experience. (See Details)
Published: 2004
The changing face of HIV/AIDS in Canada: the rising risk for women  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Changing_Face_HIV_in_Canada.pdf
Presents general information on HIV/AIDS statistics among women in Canada. (See Details)
Gender-based analysis and HIV/AIDS: checklist  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/GBA_Checklist.pdf
Argues for the use of gender-based analysis as a framework for analysing and developing HIV/AIDS policies, programs and research. Provides a GBA checklist. (See Details)
The gender factor: why we should be concerned about gender when we work on issues of HIV/AIDS  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/The_Gender_Factor.pdf
Aruges for a gender-based analysis of HIV/AIDS work, as the pandemic is fuelled by gender-based factors such as poverty, inequality, and power imbalances between women and men, girls and boys. (See Details)