AIDS education

AIDS education

Women and HIV/AIDS: confronting the crisis

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
UNAIDS
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Discusses women's particular vulnerabilities to HIV/AIDS. Provides an anlysis of the situation and practical responses to address the triple threat of gender inequality, poverty and HIV/AIDS.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0897147081

Integrating gender into HIV/AIDS programmes: a review paper

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English
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Online
Author: 
Geeta Rao Gupta
Daniel Whelan
Keera Allendorf
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the ways in which gender influences women’s and men’s vulnerability in the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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ISBN 9241590394
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

The world health report 2004: changing history

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Argues that tackling HIV/AIDS is the world’s most urgent public health challenge. Calls for a comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy that links prevention, treatment, care and long-term support.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 924156265X
ISSN 10203311

Informe sobre la salud en el mundo 2004: camblemos de la historia

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Spanish
Translated Title: 
The world health report 2004: changing history (Spanish)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Argues that tackling HIV/AIDS is the world’s most urgent public health challenge. Calls for a comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy that links prevention, treatment, care and long-term support.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9243562657
ISSN 10206760

Keepers of the earth: women, health and HIV/AIDS

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English
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Paper
Video
Tape
Author: 
Susan Judith Ship
Laura Norton
Doreen Sterling
André Roussil
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National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Presents a training package, that includes a manual, video, public service announcement and training workshop. Provides information to help enhance community health representatives' capacities in HIV/AIDS prevention and incommunity education with women, emphasizing culturally-appropriate models of healthy sexuality and the reduction of high risk behaviours. Also addresses the multiple and specific needs of First Nations and Inuit women living with HIV/AIDS or who are caregivers of people living with HIV/AIDS.

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AIDS.K44 1999
ISBN 0968372066

Canadian HIV/AIDS Information Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Collects and circulates a comprehensive collection of AIDS educational materials across Canada, and acts as the central Canadian documentation centre on AIDS education materials.
 
We regret to inform you that the Canadian HIV/AIDS Information Centre, a program of the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA), has ceased operations, effective March 31, 2008.

As of April 1, 2008, you may contact the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) for all your HIV/AIDS resource needs at:

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) 555 Richmond Street West, Suite 505, Box 1104 Toronto, Ontario M5V 3B1 1.800.263.1638 [toll-free] Fax: 416.203.8242 E-mail: info@catie.ca www.catie.ca

The staff of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Information Centre would like to thank our many clients, creators of materials and suppliers for their interest and commitment to our work as a part of the HIV/AIDS community. It has been a pleasure serving and working with you, and we extend our best wishes to you and your colleagues for the continued success of your important efforts.

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AIDS and Aboriginal women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
Publisher: 
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
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.

Caafimaadka ay haweenku heli karaan

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Somali
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Healthy options for women (Somali)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rosemarie Stewart
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Women's Hands
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores, in Somali, the issue of HIV and AIDS concerning Black women living in Canada who are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.W66 2000

Healthy options for women (Swahili)

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Swahili
Translated Title: 
Mapendekezo ya kiafya kwa wakinamama
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Rosemarie Stewart
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Women's Hands
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores, in Swahili, the issue of HIV and AIDS concerning Black women living in Canada who are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.W66 2000

Joint United Nation Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
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.

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