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The gender factor: why we should be concerned about gender when we work on issues of HIV/AIDS

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

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.

Gender and HIV/AIDS programme: promoting a gender-based approach to HIV and AIDS policies, progarmmes and research

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Argues that HIV/AIDS is a gender-based epidemic, and details the reasons for this.

HIV/AIDS: a global epidemic

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines the impact of HIV and AIDS on women, particularly in Africa.

Sexual and reproductive health of women living with HIV/AIDS: guidelines on care, treatment and support for women living with HI

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English
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World Health Organization and United Nations Population Fund
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides guidance on adapting health services to address the sexual and reproductive health needs of women living with HIV and AIDS and integrating these activities within the health system.

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ISBN 924159425X
ISBN 9789241594257
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Includes bibliographical references.

Estimates of HIV prevalence and incidence in Canada, 2005

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Author: 
D Boulos
P Yan
D Schanzer
RS Remis
CP Archibald
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Canada Communicable Disease Report
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the HIV prevalence and incidence estimates for 2005, summarizes the challenges associated with their production, and highlights the implications for HIV prevention and control.

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ISSN 14818531
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Includes bibliographical references.

Exploring HIV/AIDS issues in Canada and the Caribbean

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides an overview of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, focussing on how women and youth are affected, and compares the Canadian and Caribbean experience.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Womenlead in the fight against AIDS

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The Centre for Development and Population Activities
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Presents the profiles of twelve women who are on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Looks at how the pandemic affects the lives of women and their families, and the way forward.

Loomis crisis

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English
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Online
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Tricia Hylton
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Palpitations
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at STI and HIV/AIDS issues in the Black Canadian community. Argues for more culturally aware and inclusive prevention campaigns.

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The AIDS pandemic and gender: the socio-cultural effects on development with an emphasis on Commonwealth countries: a selected a

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

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

Women, HIV/AIDS, and human rights: a selected annotated bibliography

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Offers references on websites, journal articles, toolkits, press releases, international conventions and declarations that address women, HIV/AIDS and human rights.

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