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The Update Vol. 4, No. 8 - April

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-04
Pages: 
10
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an update from AVI president listing accomplishments and goals of the AVI board; the treatment column is about the Pacific Region's new HIV Treatment Registry, smoking and HIV, and Acylovir; "Look the Other Way: Heterosexuals and AIDS" printed from Monday Magazine; list of AVI staff and services; calendar of events for April; PWA Living Room calendar outlining news from the Living Room Project (the HIV+/PWA Lounge); info about membership drive; volunteer news; library news; classified ads.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 7 - March

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-03
Pages: 
11
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an article about sexual assault charges against Nina Miller in Nanaimo; info about AVI Street Outreach Program; PWA Voices is Part 3 of "The Foibles of Freddy and Reggie"; PWA Living Room calendar outlining news from the Living Room Project (the HIV+/PWA Lounge); the treatment column is about helper cell count; list of AVI staff and services; calendar of events for March; an article about homophobia; volunteer news; classified ads; book reviews of The Fourth Horsemen and Surviving AIDS.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 6 - February

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-02
Pages: 
10
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: "Songs of Hope" by Michael Calvert; volunteer news; the treatment column is about Nonoxinol-9 and Foscarnet; an article about finding and managing your doctor; an update on the case of a Nanaimo woman charged with aggravated sexual assault; PWA Voices is Part 2 of "The Foibles of Freddy and Reggie"; classified ads; library news; info about the AIDS Memorial Quilt; list of AVI staff and services; calendar of events for February.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 5 - January

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1992-01
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about volunteer orientation sessions; AVI Healing Circle info; update on AIDS Treatment Information Service; article on cytomegalovirus (CMV) printed from AIDS Nova Scotia News; PWA Voices is Part I of "The Foibles of Freddy and Reggie" a personal story; info about respite care and reiki; classified ads; list of AVI staff and services; "A Duty to Disclose? Whose responsibility is safe sex?" a letter reprinted from Xtra; an update on the case of a Nanaimo woman charged with aggravated sexual assault and the issues raised in the matter.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 7 - December

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1991-12
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about fundraising, volunteers, and AVI membership; article about the origins of condoms; notes from AIDS conference; info about Christmas giving; treatment column is about pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP); info on urine testing for HIV; classified ads; volunteer news.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 6 - November

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ellen Bielawski (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1991-11
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about World AIDS Day events; a note from the new editor; notes from the library about new resources; "Loving Someone with AIDS" by Phil Wilson; an excerpt from "Living with AIDS: Four Women Speak Out"; volunteer news; membership info because November is membership month at AVI; info about fundraising events; terms incubation and latency defined; list of AVI staff and services; calendar of events for November; classified ads; treatment column is about pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 7 - August

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1991-08
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a list of all the volunteer hours for 1991 and a thanks to all the volunteers; list of AVI staff and services; calendar of events for August; fundraising news; article about fish oil and cancer; article about U.S. ban on HIV+ travelers; info about National AIDS awareness week; new from street outreach.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 8 - September

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1991-09
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about volunteering at AVI; Wayne Cook award volunteer of the year; memoriam for Thomas Emmett O'Connor; info about emergency assistance fund; an excerpt from the "Living with AIDS: Four women speak out" booklet; info about AIDS Mastery Weekend workshop; list of AVI staff and services; calendar of events for September.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 5 - October

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1991-10
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: volunteer news; warning about hydrogen peroxide stimulating HIV growth; info about HIV and oral hygiene; info about PWA spiritual healing circle; introduction to new staff member Joan Shanks; list of AVI staff and services; calendar of events for October; info about World AIDS Day.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 6 - July

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1991-07
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an introduction to the new 1991-92 Board of Directors; a poem about volunteers; "The Station" by Robert J. Hastings; article about AIDS and women; call for AIDS Stories; tips to help maintain your weight; calendar of events for July.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

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