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Women and HIV: prevention

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Canadian AIDS Society
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Canadian AIDS Society
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Ottawa, ON

Discusses the various potential transmission methods and prevention measures of HIV for women. Articles highlights injection drug use and needle sharing, the difficulties for women in negotiating safer sex, the use of the female condom, and the use of microbicides.

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Women and HIV/AIDS: support issues

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Canadian AIDS Society
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Canadian AIDS Society
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2000
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Ottawa, ON

Recognizes that long term support systems for all persons living with HIV are necessary. Discusses support issues specific to women including isolation, relationships, sexuality, family, health and support services, and violence.

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Women and HIV/AIDS: the context

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Canadian AIDS Society
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Canadian AIDS Society
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2000
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Ottawa, ON

States that women are fasting growing group of HIV infection and draws relationship between social factors that marginalize communities and their particularly detrimental effects on women.

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AIDS and Aboriginal women

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Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
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Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
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Ottawa, ON

Facts sheet describes how incidences of HIV/AIDS are higher among Aboriginal women than non-Aboriginal women, and how women are more vulnerable to HIV infection than men. Recommends targetting HIV education to Aboriginal women.

Aboriginal strategy on HIV/AIDS in Canada: strategy development guidelines

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Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
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Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
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2001
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Ottawa, ON

Outlines the various components involved in developing the Aboriginal strategy on HIV/AIDS in Canada; a strategy that will be inclusive of all Aboriginal people and their issues as they relate to HIV/AIDS. Serves as a set of guidelines for developing the newly emerging strategy, as well as serving as a document that outlines the roles of responsibilites of stake holders participating in strategy initiaition. Concludes with a 1 year strategy work plan.

Positive development: setting up self-help groups and advocating for change: a manual for people living with HIV

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Audrey Maasdorp
Siân Long
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Global Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Amsterdam, NL

Aims to help people living with HIV/AIDS to get involved at different levels. Offers a resource book on developing support groups or associations for education or for political action.

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AIDS.M33 1998
ISBN 0907320449

Looking forward: focussing the response: Canada's report on HIV/AIDS 2003

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Health Canada, Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS
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2003
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Ottawa, ON

Informs HIV/AIDS community, Canadian public and parliamentarians about current realities of HIV/AIDS, about progress made in Canada responding to the epidemic, and about challenges ahead. Also aims to inform international audiences on Canada's domestic and global response to HIV/AIDS. Covers period from April 2002 to March 2003. Also includes significant events or activities since March 2003. Contains 3 short personal experience and perceptions articles of HIV/AIDS affected individuals.

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AIDS.C36 2003
ISBN 0662678109

Infections

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Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
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Toronto, ON

Provides information on genital infections: bacterial vaginosis, crabs, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis, herpes, HIV/AIDS, human papilloma virus, molluscum contagiosum, syphilis, trichomonas, and yeast infections.

Women inmates and HIV/AIDS

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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Publication Date: 
2001
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Montreal, QC

Addresses issues women inmates face in the context of HIV/AIDS. Includes recommendations on the implementation of education and prevention programs targeted specifically to female prisoners.

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Gender and HIV/AIDS

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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines differences in the implications of HIV for men and women resulting from both biological differences in sex, and most importantly from socially defined gender differences.

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