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The Update Vol. 5, No. 7

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Robert Gray (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1993-01
Pages: 
10
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: update on World AIDS Day events; welcome to the new Coordinator of Education Services, Aaron Severs; info about fundraising events; article about nutritional supplements; volunteer news; calendar of events for January; updates from the education committee; book notes on Conquering AIDS with Natural Treatment and AIDS, Ethics and the Law; update on Oxfam exchange program between Victoria and Namibia; update on projects in San Francisco; info about Vancouver PWA Society.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 5, No. 9

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Robert Gray (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1993-02
Pages: 
9
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: article about Victoria United Way; article about women at AVI; note from the new editor, Robert Gray; volunteer news; introduction to new Education Coordinator, Aaron Severs; article about new definition of AIDS; calendar of events for February; article about self healing and AIDS; book notes on Fit for Life and You Can't Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought; news on upcoming events and workshops; update from Vancouver PWA Society.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 5, No. 6

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Robert Gray (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-12
Pages: 
9
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about World AIDS Day; increased Helpline services; info about HIV/AIDS Support Group, Massages, Wenlido Course for LGBQ community, the Island Outreach Worker; Introductions to new AVI staff; volunteer news; calendar of events for December; info about fundraising events; book notes on AIDS: You Can't Catch it Holding Hands and the show Witness; the text of the Governor General's World AIDS Day Proclamation; update from Vancouver PWA.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 5, No. 5

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-11
Pages: 
10
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about A Celebration of Life! AIDS benefit and World AIDS Day events; article about women's exclusion from drug trials for AIDS; info about Prime Timers group for gay and bisexual men over forty; article about food supplements and HIV; article quelling fears about a new viral AIDS-like disease; info about new fax database at the Laboratory for Disease Control at Health and Welfare Canada; volunteers news; calendar of events for November; Support Coordinator's Corner; book notes on Fighting Radiation and the film Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS and You; info about upcoming groups and information sessions; update from Vancouver PWA.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 5, No. 4

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-10
Pages: 
9
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a message from the President; info about the orientation for board members; a message from the new Support Services Coordinator; PWA Living Room calendar outlining news from the Living Room Project (the HIV+/PWA Lounge); info about upcoming events; volunteer news; book notes on Anal Pleasure & Health; classified ads; calendar of events for October; insert about federal government funding for AIDS.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 5, No. 3

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-09
Pages: 
10
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a message from the Executive Director and introduction to the new Support Services Coordinator, Curt Magnuson; info about workshops and focus group for gay and lesbian members; PWA Living Room calendar outlining news from the Living Room Project (the HIV+/PWA Lounge); info on reiki workshop; article about homophobia and male sexuality; results from volunteer survey; info on serological testing for HIV antibody; calendar of events for September; volunteer news; info about HIV/AIDS education events; book notes on What Causes AIDS?; note from the PWA Society; classified ads.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 5, No. 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-08
Pages: 
9
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a call for board member nominations; ad for the upcoming AVI annual general meeting; update from Guelph Sexuality Conference; PWA Living Room calendar outlining news from the Living Room Project (the HIV+/PWA Lounge); info about HIV/AIDS education events; calendar of events for August; the treatment column is about B.C. Children's Hospital HIV Care Unit; info about HIV and the sun; volunteer news; book notes on Easing the Ache: Gay Men Recovering from Compulsive Behaviors.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 10

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-06
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: four missing pages; an introduction to the new Executive Director, Dale Weston; memorials to David Tuff and Michael Redfern; info about an HIV+ process oriented support group; list of new references for the library; classified ads.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 5, No. 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-07
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an article about doctors by AVI president Dale Weston; article about incidence of AIDS among teens; PWA Living Room calendar outlining news from the Living Room Project (the HIV+/PWA Lounge); update from Guelph Sexuality Conference; info about the second annual lesbian and gay pride picnic; info about the PWA Society in the Capital Region; the treatment column is about vitamin therapy; update about Vancouver Island's 1st AIDS Conference; volunteer news; book reviews of Living in Sin and Safe Sex: The Ultimate Erotic Guide; classified ads.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 9

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-05
Pages: 
11
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an update on the Street Outreach Project (STOP); an article about HIV infection as a political issue; PWA Living Room calendar outlining news from the Living Room Project (the HIV+/PWA Lounge); the treatment column is about passive immunotherapy; list of AVI staff and services; calendar of events for May; info about the 9th Annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial; volunteer news; "Elements of Healing" by Rev. Czillinger; book reviews of My Son Eric and The AIDS Challenge; classified ads.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

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