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ARC News Volume 4, Issue 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2000-05
Pages: 
9
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about the national AIDS awareness campaign focusing on women; an update on the retreat at ANKORS in Nelson; Laurence Ashberry's perspective on being a volunteer at ARC; an article explaining why some HIV infected people do not develop AIDS; the volunteer corner column about volunteer events and saying good-bye to the volunteer coordinator, Merv McLeod; the client support column introducing the new client support worker, River Glen; an article about the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial; an article about ARC's "Acts of Choice" theatre project; the Notice Board; thank yous to ARC supporters.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 4, Issue 3

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2000-06
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an update about the "Acts of Choice" theatre project; Topher Talks column is about Wills and Power of Attorney; an article about positive HIV test reports in Canada; the Volunteer Corner column has info for volunteers and an introduction to the new Office/Volunteer Coordinator, Traci Thompson; the Client Support column has info about support groups, quitting smoking, and an update about the national conference on women and HIV; info about the hepatitis C program; update from the Condom Cops; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 4, Issue 4

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2000-08
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about sustaining AIDS awareness programs over the summer; info about research on women living with HIV/AIDS; Topher Talks column is about the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) annual general meeting; an update from Client Support; Volunteer Corner gives news for volunteers; an article about the risks of alternative medicines; an article about HIV/AIDS and prostitution; info about the AIDS Walk fundraiser; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 4, Issue 6

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2000-12
Pages: 
9
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about AIDS Awareness Week; Topher Talks column is about growing older; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS); the Client Support column is about Christmas hampers and treatment information; the Volunteer Corner column gives news for volunteers including an introduction to the new Volunteer and Office Coordinator, Noreen Redman; update on the Hepatitis Information Project Program (HIPPO); an article about new guidelines reducing antiretroviral treatment starts; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 4, Issue 7

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2001-02
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about youth AIDS activists; Topher Talks column is about living in the present; a medical alert for products with phenylpropanolamine; update from a Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) conference about complementary therapies; the Volunteer Corner column gives news for volunteers including volunteer appreciation events; the Client Support column includes info about taxes and alternative therapies; update about he Hepatitis Information Project Program (HIPPO); photos of five volunteers who received "Local Heroes" awards; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 4, Issue 5

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2000-10
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about the AIDS Walk fundraiser (includes photo); Topher Talks column is about barebacking; info about a new Aboriginal AIDS Society in the Okanagan; info about Health Canada's proposed HIV testing for immigrants; Volunteer Corner has news for volunteers; Client Support column is about AIDS Walk, common law partners, Schedule C updates, and upcoming events; an update about the Hepatitis Information Project Program (HIPPO); the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

Positive Karing Volume 2.1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
1998-03
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: a message from Executive Director, Daryle Roberts about the mandate and goals of ARC; info about ARC volunteers giving talks in public schools; info about changes to the Complimentary Health Fund (CHF); introductions to social work student doing practicums at ARC; interview with Judy Ross, Administrative Assistant at ARC; Steve Blazosek's personal story of living with HIV; an article about HIV and pregnancy; review of the book Living with HIV/AIDS: Evolving the Paradigm; an article about HIV, rights, and privacy; a list of 23 helpful hints when meeting someone with HIV/AIDS; info about events and support groups for HIV+ people; a research update; thank yous to ARC supporters.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 3, Issue 3

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
1999-08
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about B.C. AIDS funding cuts; Topher Talks column is about the language of HIV/AIDS; info about the splash for cash fundraiser (includes photos); summary of findings from a study about pregnancy, HAART and drug use; Counsellor's Corner is about human behaviour; volunteer news; a volunteer's personal story about her experience at ARC; info on the book Tips for the HIV-positive Traveller; article about the AIDS time capsule buried by the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS); info about Loon Lake Retreat; warning about Viagra and protease inhibitors; update about Condom Cops program; list of upcoming events.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 5, Issue 3 (1999)

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
1999-02
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about HIV/AIDS and confidentiality; a personal story about living with HIV/AIDS; Topher Talks column is about taking care of yourself; articles about safe sex and accidental exposure to HIV; the Volunteer Corner column gives info about volunteer opportunities and core training (includes photo); article about the Hummingbird Kids Society; an article about complementary therapies; an article about the impact of missing doses on antiretroviral therapy; thank yous to ARC supporters.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 2, Issue 4

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
1998-12
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: updates on AIDS Walk fundraiser and World AIDS Day events; update from Executive Director, Daryle Roberts; Topher Talks column about the BCPWA annual general meeting; an introduction to Reta Derkson, new volunteer coordinator; info about the book Boys Just Wanna Have Fun: Gay and Bisexual Men Talk about Their Experiences with Alcohol; an Aboriginal woman's personal story about being HIV positive; an article about complementary therapies (Ayurvedic medicine, aromatherapy, massage, oxygen therapy); thank yous to ARC supporters.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

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