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Alarming rates of HIV/AIDS for Canada’s Aboriginal women: national response long overdue
Examines why Aboriginal women are over-represented in HIV/AIDS statistics. Argues that a national response to HIV/AIDS needs to be designed, developed and implemented by Aboriginal women. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Caring safely for people with HIV or AIDS
Gives simple instructions on preventing the spread of germs and bacteria that may be dangerous to both the caregiver and the person being cared for. (See Details)
Published: 2003
In her own words: violations of women's human rights and HIV
Presents the transcript of a tribunal at the XVI International AIDS Conference that looked at women's disproportionate vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Phu nu va benh HIV
Details, in Vietnamese, HIV symptoms specific to women and examines the effects of anti-HIV medications. (See Details)
Published: 2003
A positive woman's survival kit (Spanish)
Provides information on various subjects, in Spanish, for HIV positive women. (See Details)
The silent voices of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Canada: African and Caribbean women in Toronto
Argues for the need to engage African and Caribbean women and their communities in HIV/AIDS prevention, support and care activities. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Life goes on: pregnancy and HIV
Looks at all the options in pregnancy for HIV positive women, from deciding to get pregnant, to treatment options during pregnancy, right up to care considerations for the newborn and mother. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Hospitalization for HIV/AIDS in Canada
Examines patterns of HIV/AIDS-related hospitalizations in Canada (1994/5 to 2004/5), including age, gender and reasons for hospitalization. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Blueprint for action on women and HIV/AIDS: manifesto 2010

Describes a comprehensive strategy to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic among women and girls, including transgendered and transsexual women, in Canada and globally.

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Published: 2010
POWER study: HIV infection

Reports on indicators related to HIV infection in Ontario women, including sections on incidence, prevalence and risk behaviours; community services for HIV; clinical care and HIV outcomes. This chapter provides critical information on patterns of care for women and men in Ontario, and how they vary by socioeconomic, demographic, HIV exposure category and regional characteristics.

The POWER Study is producing a Women's Health Report to serve as an evidence-based tool for policy makers, providers, and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities among Ontario women.

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Published: 2011