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Red Road HIV/AIDS Network Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development

Works to support the development and delivery of culturally appropriate, innovative, coordinated, accessible, inclusive and accountable HIV/AIDS programs and services for Aboriginal people.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-913-3332
Email Address: 
info@red-road.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-913-3352
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-913-3332
Street Address: 
804-100 Park Royal S
City: 
West Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V7T 1A2

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Provides information to help people living with HIV/AIDS and their caregivers make informed health care decisions. Assists physicians and other health care professionals access the latest information on AIDS treatment advances.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-203-7122
Email Address: 
questions@catie.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-203-8284
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-263-1638
Street Address: 
PO Box 1104, 505-555 Richmond St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5V 3B1

The healthy student software collection

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Mixed Media
Publisher: 
University of Alberta Health Centre
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Provides software programs on various health topics relevant to young adults. Developed for students in post-secondary educational institutions, but most are also useful for high schools and the general public.

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Gender, HIV/AIDS and human rights: a training manual for the media

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
IPS Inter Press Service International Association
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Rome, Italy

Provides training for members of the media reporting on HIV/AIDS. Argues for gender training for the media as research shows news is told largely through the perspectives of men.

International Center for Research on Women

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

Forms an organization that works to improve the lives of women in poverty,advance women's equality and human rights, and contribute to the broader economic and social well-being.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-797-0007
Email Address: 
info@icrw.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-797-0020
Street Address: 
302-1717 Massachusetts Ave NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

HIV and AIDS among women in Canada

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
HIV/AIDS Epi Update
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Updates the status of HIV and AIDS among women in Canada. Includes data on recent epidemiological trends, prevalence rates among pregnant women, and mortality rates among women.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Healing our Spirit BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Aims to prevent and reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS in both urban and rural Aboriginal communities in British Columbia through educational workshops and resources. Offers care and support services to Aboriginal peoples infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-879-8884
Email Address: 
info@healingourspirit.org
Fax Number: 
604-879-9926
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-745-8884
Street Address: 
100-2425 Quebec St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5T 4L6

Casey House Hospice

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Forms a hospice established for people living with AIDS. Aims to help those afflicted with AIDS regain their health and quality of life; live free from pain; and others to live their final days in dignity and peace.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-962-7600
Email Address: 
info@caseyhouse.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-962-5147
Street Address: 
9 Huntley St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 2K8

Final payments: socio-economic costs of palliative home caregiving in the last month of life

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Cross Centre Initiatives
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Olena Hankivsky
Georgia Livadiotakis
Renée Cormier
Lyndsey Saunders
Lindsey Galvin
Bilkis Vissandjée
Patricia Carlier
Margereth Zanchetta
Carol Amaratunga
Jacqueline Gahagan
Aideen Reynolds
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002

Assesses the socio-economic costs and benefits for both female and male informal and formal caregivers providing palliative home care (focusing on the last month of life) to a cancer or AIDS patient. Examines a comprehensive set of costs and benefits-including social, economic, emotional, psychological and spiritual-experienced by these caregivers.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Fact sheets on the human rights of children and their sexual and reproductive health

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
International Sexual and Reproductive Rights Coalition
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of seven fact sheets.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WGYN.I68 2001
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