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The Update Vol. 4, No. 5 - June

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1991-06
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: call for a new editor for The Update; call for HIV+ people to contribute stories to the new PWA Platform column; article about AIDS funding in Winnipeg; article about sex trade in Thailand; volunteer profile of Benoit F.; "Remembering" by anonymous; calendar of events for June.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 4, No. 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1991-01
Pages: 
4
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a request for feedback from readers of The Update; volunteer news; info about surviving partners support group; library news; calendar of events for January; ad for You'll Never Walk Alone benefit concert.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 3, No. 11

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1990-11
Pages: 
12
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a number of letters to the editor about AVI's position on quarantining HIV+ individuals; a list of AVI's speaking engagements; an article about an education project in Sierra Leone; info about a workshop for gay and lesbian pride; info about reiki; info about World AIDS Day events; AVI received a grant to compile materials about HIV/AIDS and the Law; an article about AIDS myths printed from AIDS Saskatoon; an article about supporting a lover who has AIDS by Kubler-Ross; a list of services available at AVI; calendar of events for November; AVI philosophy statement.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 3, No. 8

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1990-08
Pages: 
9
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about the Calgary Conference, fundraising news, and speaking on behalf of AVI; info about Canadian women and AIDS; an article about AIDS in Argentina; an article about Victoria police collecting data about suspected HIV carriers; AIDS Watch article about latest research printed from Men's Health magazine; an article about HIV and UV rays; the Power of Mega-C printed from the Vancouver PWA newsletter; an article about supporting a lover who has AIDS by Kubler-Ross; condom tips; info about Volunteer Leadership Development Program; a calendar of events for August.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 3, No. 9

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1990-09
Pages: 
11
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an article about HIV/AIDS terminology; news for support volunteers; info about the Volunteer Leadership Development Program; AVI has a grant to produce informational materials about HIV/AIDS and the Law; AIDS Watch article prints current research findings from different publications about estimates of HIV infection, an AIDS heat test, and AIDS antibodies; an update about oral alpha-interferon trials; an article about a more effective testing method for HIV introduced by Health Canada; an article about pet care for people with AIDS; library news lists new materials in the AVI library; an article about supporting a lover who has AIDS by Kubler-Ross; Helpline Queries answers a question about whether you can contract HIV from blood-feeding insects; calendar of events for September.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 3, No. 10

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1990-10
Pages: 
9
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a list of services available through AVI; introduction of Claudia Mimick and Joanne Reid to the AVI staff; list of AVI speaking engagements; info about upcoming AIDS conference, the Names Project Quilt, and fundraising events; an article about safer sex printed from the AIDS Regina newsletter; an article about supporting a lover who has AIDS by Kubler-Ross; Helpline Queries answers a question about whether oral sex and deep kissing are ways of transmitting HIV; calendar of events for October.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 3, No. 7

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1990-07
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a report about the Candlelight Vigil; news about AVI's AGM; Nairn Hollott awarded volunteer of the year; info about fundraising events, volunteer training, upcoming conferences; an article on HIV/AIDS terminology; an article about whether to take the HIV antibody test; an article about sexual behaviour among heterosexual college students; AIDS Watch printed from Men's Health magazine; AIDS Treatment News printed from Vancouver PWA newsletter; an article about civil rights and AIDS; library news; a list of AVI speaking engagements; a calendar of events for July.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 3, No. 6

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1990-06
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: introductions to the new Executive Director, Li Decosas and the new Education Coordinator, Nairn Hollot; list of AVI speaking engagements; AVI announces boycott of White Spot and KFC in support of employee fired for disclosing HIV status; info about fundraising events; the Medical Column is about compound Q; AIDS Watch column based on current research published from Men's Fitness magazine; an article about women and AIDS; an article about designer condoms; library news; a calendar of events for June.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 3, No. 5

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1990-05
Pages: 
7
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about the Candlelight Vigil, volunteer appreciation, and AVI membership; a list of AVI speaking engagements; a summary of the Canadian AIDS Society's National AIDS Strategy in Canada document; info about Salk HIV vaccine trials; excerpts from the Nova Scotia PWA newsletter about surviving and thriving with AIDS and how garlic aids AIDS; the Medical Column is about current anti-HIV strategies like AZT and DDC; library news; "In memory of Ryan White" by C. Flello; calendar of events for May.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

The Update Vol. 3, No. 3

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Daryl Jensen (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1990-03
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: news about AVI moving and funding freezes; the second part of "My Life Stalking AIDS" an article by Robert C. Gallo (the man who discovered the cause of AIDS) printed from Discover magazine; an article about attitudinal healing; poetry corner; volunteer news; library news; a calendar of events for March.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

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