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AIDS

Literature review: behavioural guidelines for adjusting to medical conditions

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English
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University Health Network Program in Medical Psychiatry & Women's Health Program
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents an overview of issues relevant to quality of life in chronic medical conditions. Reviews approaches to foster successful adaptation to chronic medical conditions.

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HEAD.L58 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Following the red cart: Métis and HIV/AIDS

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Métis National Council
Publisher: 
Métis National Council
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information to educate Métis people and communities about ways to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS and understand what it’s like for those who are living with HIV/AIDS.

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ISBN 0973295902

National Minority AIDS Council

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
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English
Services Provided: 
Research
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Forms an organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of colour to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. Works to promote sound national HIV/AIDS, health and social policies that are responsive to the needs of the diverse communities of colour impacted by HIV/AIDS and to increase the participation of people of colour in policy-making bodies.

Primary Telephone: 
202-483-6622
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@nmac.org
Fax Number: 
202-483-1135
Street Address: 
1931 13th St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009

Joint United Nation Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

As the main advocate for worldwide action against HIV/AIDS, their mandate is to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to the epidemic including preventing the spread of HIV, provide care and support for those infected and affected by the disease, reduce the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviate the socioeconomic and human impact of the epidemic. Composed of 8 organizations in a joint and cosponsored programme.

Primary Telephone: 
+4122 791 3666
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
unaids@unaids.org
Fax Number: 
+4122 791 4187
Street Address: 
20, avenue Appia
City: 
Geneva
Postal/ZIP Code: 
CH-1211

Gender and HIV/AIDS: overview report

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English
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Author: 
Vicci Tallis
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Institute of Development Studies
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Discusses the HIV/AIDS epidemic through a gendered lens, focusing on how HIV/AIDS is both driven by and entrenches gender inequality.

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AIDS.T35 2002
ISBN 1858644607
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Includes bibliographical references.

Prisoners' HIV/AIDS Support Action Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms a community-based network of prisoners, ex-prisoners, organizations, activists and individuals working together to provide advocacy, education, and support to prisoners on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C (HCV) and related issues.

Primary Telephone: 
416-920-9567
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@pasan.org
Fax Number: 
416-920-4314
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-224-9978
Street Address: 
500-489 College St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 1A5

Triple jeopardy: the dynamics of gender, "race" and class discrimination. Aboriginal women and HIV/AIDS

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Susan Judith Ship
Laura Norton
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The National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Examines the current literature on HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal women in Canada. Written to address the gap in research on Aboriginal women and HIV/AIDS that currently exists.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.S85 1998
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Includes bibliographical references.

Lessons learned: reframing the response. Canada's report on HIV/AIDS 2002

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Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Report discusses the current realities of HIV/AIDS in Canada in order to inform HIV/AIDS community and the public about the HIV/AIDS progress made and the challenges ahead. Discusses Canada's response to HIV/AIDS epidemic, including coordination of HIV/AIDS policy and programming, stategies for increasing Canadian involvement, strategies for advancing the science of HIV/AIDS, increasing the use of reliable information, and building Canada's capacity to address HIV/AIDS. Concludes by identifying key Canadian partners in fight against HIV/AIDS.

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AIDS.C36 2000
ISBN 066266969

Manitoba AIDS Cooperative

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a network of community-based organizations that work to ensure the design, development, and implementation of appropriate HIV/AIDS programs, services and policies for people living in Manitoba.

Primary Telephone: 
204-774-7722
Email Address: 
aidscoop@mts.net
Fax Number: 
204-774-7775
Street Address: 
PO Box 26071
Addt'l Street Address: 
Sherbrook
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 4K9

Southern African AIDS Trust

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Training

Forms a regional collaboration that supports community responses to HIV and AIDS through in-depth partnerships in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe and wider networking, skills exchange and lesson sharing throughout the region. Funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and implemented by the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA).

Primary Telephone: 
(263-4) 781-123/6
Email Address: 
info@satregional.org
Fax Number: 
(263-4) 752-609
Street Address: 
PO Box 390 Kopje
Addt'l Street Address: 
3 Luck St
City: 
Harare
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