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AIDS Vancouver NETWORKING CONFERENCE

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver
Date: 
1986
Pages: 
52
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Summary: 
Conference Manual of AIDS Vancouver Networking Conference held May 30 and 31, 1986 at Gordon House. Contains an introduction to AIDS Vancouver, information and organization as of June 1986, AIDS Vancouver Core Information Document, Canada Diseases Weekly Report ISSN 0382-232X, Directory of AIDS concerned organizations, Invitees to the conference.
Keywords: 
HIV/AIDS; AIDS Vancouver

AIDS Vancouver : the BC Business and Labour Coalition on AIDS Market Survey

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver
Date: 
1995
Pages: 
48
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Summary: 
Results of a telephone survey of AIDS Vancouver contact list of various business organizations within BC regarding HIV/AIDS in the workplace to determine how or if policy has been introduced, the reasons why or why not, how to encourage or aid the introduction of policy, the extent of HIV/AIDS related work situations and the capability of the organization to adequately handle them, and the nature of the companies that have HIV/AIDS related coverage in the workplace.
Keywords: 
HIV/AIDS; HIV/AIDS education; HIV/AIDS policy; HIV/AIDS workplace

AIDS Vancouver: Orientation Handbook

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver
Date: 
2008
Pages: 
83
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Summary: 
The handbook provides an introduction to AIDS Vancouver and volunteerism at the agency. The first half of the handbook includes: an overview of the agency – its history; guiding frameworks and values; organizational structure; key program and service areas; current priorities; as well as its continuing leadership in the HIV community. The second half of the handbook provides new, current and prospective volunteers with insight into the value, participation and meaningful impacts of volunteerism. Each section presents current information, key findings, facts and opportunities to reflect on the content offered. Relevant materials, a comprehensive glossary and a resource list are also included.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); HIV/AIDS

Knowledge from Action: Community-based Research in Canada’s HIV Strategy

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Author(s): 
Marchand, Rick; Trussler, Terry
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver; Health Canada's Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS
Date: 
1998
Pages: 
40
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Summary: 
This project was undertaken to assemble information on and to provide direction for HIV/AIDS related community-based research experience in Canada. The document describes the main themes, issues and experiences and offers concrete suggestions for moving forward on a strategic plan to develop capacities across a broad spectrum of players for meaningful, relevant and worth-while knowledge acquistion from community action.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); community-based research; HIV/AIDS

Building Gay Men's Health: A Peer-Based Approach to Creating Community Change

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Author(s): 
Barker, Andrew
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver
Pages: 
70
Summary: 
The manual provides a detailed account of the peer-based qualitative research process that the Man to Man Program at AIDS Vancouver has developed in conjunction with our research consultant, Terry Trussler. The manual is intended for anyone working in the field of gay men’s health or gay men’s HIV prevention and looking for new approaches to the work, and to engaging their community. It is also relevant for people in other fields who are looking for innovative and empowering ways of conducting research while building community capacity.
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Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); HIV/AIDS

AIDS Vancouver Strategic Plan 2006 – 2008

Publication type: 
Policy Paper / Action Plan
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver
Date: 
2006
Pages: 
36
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Summary: 
The strategic plan for AIDS Vancouver includes: the organization's core values and guiding principles along with a description of the process for developing the document; a chart summarizing the goals and objectives; a description of terms and concepts and the historical context for the work AIDS Vancouver does; and charts and graphs depicting statistical information about HIV/AIDS.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); HIV/AIDS

M is for Mutual A is for Acts: Male Sex Work and AIDS in Canada

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Author(s): 
Dan Allman
Agency: 
Health Canada; AIDS Vancouver; Sex Workers Alliance of Vancouver
Date: 
1999
Pages: 
100
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Summary: 
A literature review of male sex work in Canada that summarizes past and present writings on male sex work, with an emphasis on HIV and AIDS.
Keywords: 
HIV/AIDS; Canada; sex work

Vancouver HIV/AIDS Care Coordinating Committee Environmental Report 1999-2002

Publication type: 
Policy Paper / Action Plan
Author(s): 
Vancouver HIV/AIDS Care Co-ordinating Committee; AIDS Vancouver
Date: 
1999
Pages: 
90
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Summary: 
A companion document to the Vancouver HIV/AIDS Care Coordinating Committee's (VH/ACC) Strategic Plan. The VH/ACC was formed to coordinate information sharing and collaboration among service organizations combatting the HIV epidemic. This document includes: an introdcution; info about a Population Health approach; an environmental analysis; strategic directions; strategic goals/objectives/expected outcomes and priority strategies; and key performance indicators and evaluation.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS Education Handbook

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver
Sponsor: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Date: 
2008
Pages: 
181
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Summary: 
The handbook provides an introduction to HIV/AIDS and its many related issues and complexities. Sections include: a history of AIDS Vancouver; The basics - the immune system, stages of HIV, transmission; Human impacts - statistics, stigma and discrimination, vulnerability, sexual health; Know how to prevent - HIV prevention, HIV testing, treatment options, sexually transmitted infections (STIs); About positive living - human rights and legal issues; and Where to go for more information. Each section presents key information and trends, current findings and research, and local and global facts. The handbook also includes relevant materials, a comprehensive glossary and a resource list.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); HIV/AIDS

Behind the Pandemic: Uncovering the Links Between Social Inequity and HIV/AIDS

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver; Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD); USC Canada
Pages: 
191
Summary: 
An educational resource kit designed to help Canadians – regardless of experience with HIV/AIDS – gain a better understanding of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic and an increased desire to actively contribute to solutions. The 191 page document includes: a detailed introduction about the goals of the resource kit and how to use it; three separate modules that include learning objectives, overheads, handouts, and activities (Module 1: Basics and Background Information; Module 2: Global Pandemic Simulation; Module 3: Moving Into Action, Stopping the Pandemic); a glossary of key concepts; and a list of references.
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Keywords: 
HIV/AIDS

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