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Epi Update - Sexual Risk Behaviours of Canadians

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Date: 
1996
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
An information sheet providing statistical information about sexual risk behaviours of Canadians in 1996. The document highlights the connection between sexual behaviour and HIV transmission in Canada; the need for improvement in the area of condom use; and adolescent sexual behaviour as an area of concern.
Keywords: 
AIDS; Canada; condoms; HIV/AIDS; HIV; risk behaviour; sexual behaviour; youth

Epi Update - HIV/AIDS Epidemiology Among Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Date: 
1996
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
An information sheet providing statistical information about HIV/AIDS epidemiology among Aboriginal Peoples in Canada in 1996. The document highlights that patterns of AIDS are increasing, but different among Aboriginal communities; injection drug use is a risk factor; and Aboriginal AIDS cases are younger and more likely to be women.
Keywords: 
Aboriginal HIV/AIDS; Aboriginal Peoples; Aboriginal women; AIDS; Canada; HIV/AIDS; HIV; injection drug use

Basic Manual on How to Operate an HIV Resource Centre

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Agency: 
Canadian Public Health Association
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Series: 
2nd Edition
Date: 
1999
Pages: 
92
Summary: 
A manual written for Canadian HIV Resource Centre Network (CANNET) staff and volunteers who do not have formal library training but want to learn how to manage an HIV resource centre. The manual includes: detailed descriptions of HIV resource centre operations; chapters on how to develop a resource collection; organizing the collection; providing services to users; record keeping/statistics; and promoting the document collection. The manual also includes examples and samples throughout and a list of references.
Keywords: 
Canadian HIV Resource Centre Network (CANNET); HIV; HIV services; library; resource centre; training

Epi Update - HIV/AIDS Among Injection Drug Users in Canada

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Date: 
1996
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
An information sheet providing statistical information about HIV/AIDS among injection drug users in Canada in 1996. The document includes a brief history of the HIV epidemic and highlights injection drug use as an increased risk factor among Canadians in both AIDS cases and HIV-positive test reports.
Keywords: 
AIDS; Canada; HIV/AIDS; injection drug use; IDU; risk behaviour

Epi Update - HIV and AIDS Among Women in Canada

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Date: 
1996
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
An information sheet providing statistical information about HIV and AIDS among women in Canada in 1996. The document includes a brief history of the HIV epidemic and highlights that AIDS reports are increasing among women along with an increase in HIV infection among women.
Keywords: 
AIDS; Canada; HIV/AIDS; HIV; women; women and HIV/AIDS

Police Crackdown in the Downtown Eastside

Publication type: 
Media Release
Date: 
2003-04
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A statement from Vancouver East MP, Libby Davies and Vancouver Mt. Pleasant MLA, Jenny Kwan opposing the police crackdown in the downtown eastside of Vancouver as short-sighted and counterproductive.
Keywords: 
downtown eastside; Libby Davies; police; Vancouver; Vancouver Police Department

Report from the Round Table Meeting on Communicable Diseases Within and Outside the Correctional Community / Rapport de la table ronde sur les maladies transmissibles a l'interier et a l'exterieur des services correctionnels

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
Canadian Public Health Association / Association canadienne de sante publique; Correctional Service
Date: 
2000-03-28
Pages: 
55
Summary: 
A report, in both English and French, on the proceedings of a two-day meeting between Correctional Service Canada (CSC) and the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA). The meeting was about how to improve collaboration between the two agencies, in the prevention and control of infectious diseases in the prison population, and in improving prisoners' access to services and treatment for diseases. This report summarizes presentations given by CPHA and CSC Health Services on current epidemiology, risk factors, service access, and gaps that need to be addressed. It also presents An Action Plan developed at the meeting. The Plan identifies key actions to be taken at the national, regional, and local levels, timelines for their completion, and the people and agencies responsible for carrying them out.
Keywords: 
Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA); Correctional Service Canada (CSC); workshop; communicable disease; prison; prisoners; HIV/AIDS; HIV; AIDS; STD; tuberculosis; TB; prevention; treatment; prison programs

DEYAS Alcohol and Drug Services Program

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
A pamphlet describing the Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society's Alcohol and Drug Counselling Program in the downtown eastside of Vancouver.
Keywords: 
addiction; alcohol; detox; drug addiction; Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society (D.E.Y.A.S.); outreach; youth; Vancouver

D.E.Y.A.S. Lifeskills Services

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
A pamphlet describing the advocacy and outreach services available through the Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society in the downtown eastside of Vancouver.
Keywords: 
advocacy; Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society (D.E.Y.A.S.); outreach; programs; youth; Vancouver

D.E.Y.A.S. Youth Action Centre: A Safe Place for Youth

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
A pamphlet describing and promoting the services available through the Youth Action Centre run by the Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society in the downtown eastside of Vancouver.
Keywords: 
advocacy; Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society (D.E.Y.A.S.); outreach; programs; youth; Vancouver

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