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HIV/AIDS and the Privacy of Health Information Info Sheets

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Sponsor: 
Health Canada - Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS
Date: 
2004
Pages: 
15
Summary: 
A series of seven information sheets produced by the HIV/AIDS Legal Network with funding from Health Canada to address issues of privacy related to health information. The information sheets include: 1. The Importance of Privacy of Health Information for People Living with HIV/AIDS; 2. Privacy, Confidentiality, and Privilege: Related Legal Concepts; 3. Legal Protection of Privacy and Confidentiality in Canadian Law; 4. Privacy Principles; 5. Limits on Privacy and Confidentiality of Health Information; 6. Patient Confidentiality and Preventing Harm to Others; 7. Privacy Protection under Quebec Law
Keywords: 
Canada; ethics; health information; Health Canada; HIV; HIV/AIDS Legal Network; legal issues; patients' rights; privacy; Quebec

HIV Vaccines - a skills building workshop powerpoint presentation

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Date: 
2000
Pages: 
30
Summary: 
A PowerPoint presentation for a workshop on HIV vaccines put on by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network. Slides include information on the principles of vaccination; vaccine research and development; principles of vaccine clinical research; and issues related to ethics, law and communities.
Keywords: 
Canada; ethics; HIV; HIV/AIDS Legal Network; HIV vaccines; legal issues; vaccine; vaccination

Keep'n it Real: Real Stories About Hepatitis C

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Sponsor: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Date: 
2005
Pages: 
34
Summary: 
A booklet produced to educate and empower youth about hepatitis C through real-life stories told by people living with hepatitis C. The stories are told in the first person and focus on topics like: addictions; family; knowledge; support; life blood; piercings; HIV; and friends. The booklet also includes information about hepatitis C; needle safety; educational activities like drama chronicles and harm reduction theatre; and websites to check out for more information.
Keywords: 
Canada; education; harm reduction; hepatitis; hepatitis C; HCV; HIV; Regina; youth

AIDS Community Research Intiative of America (ACRIA) Update Volume 12 Number 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA)
Date: 
2003
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
The document is an edition of the quarterly multi-authored newsletters produced by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). ACRIA is a collaborative and independent not-for-profit organization that studies new treatments for HIV/AIDS and related diseases, and conducts a comprehensive HIV health literacy program. The winter 2002/03 issue focuses on new antiretroviral drugs that are being developed and includes topics like: the HIV life cycle; anti-HIV drugs being tested; drug name confusion; the drug development process; FDA approved antiretrovirals; personal perspectives; and once-a-day dosing.
Keywords: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA); AIDS; antiretovirals; drug testing; drug treatment; HIV; HIV/AIDS; HIV treatment; newsletter; U.S.

AIDS Community Research Intiative of America (ACRIA) Update Volume 11 Number 4

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA)
Date: 
2002
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
The document is an edition of the quarterly multi-authored newsletters produced by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). ACRIA is a collaborative and independent not-for-profit organization that studies new treatments for HIV/AIDS and related diseases, and conducts a comprehensive HIV health literacy program. The fall 2002 edition focuses on HIV treatment education and community perspectives. Contributors share their experiences of providing community-based HIV treatment education from a number of geographically diverse locations including Canada, U.S. and Mexico.
Keywords: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA); AIDS; community-based organizations; education; HIV; HIV/AIDS; HIV prevention; HIV treatment; newsletter; U.S.

AIDS Community Research Intiative of America (ACRIA) Update Volume 12 Number 3

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA)
Date: 
2003
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
The document is an edition of the quarterly multi-authored newsletters produced by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). ACRIA is a collaborative and independent not-for-profit organization that studies new treatments for HIV/AIDS and related diseases, and conducts a comprehensive HIV health literacy program. The summer 2003 edition explores the different ways people make decisions surrounding antiretroviral treatment and includes a number of personal perspectives about decision making and treatment.
Keywords: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA); AIDS; antiretrovirals; antiretroviral treatment; HIV; HIV treatment; HIV/AIDS; newsletter; treatment; U.S.

AIDS Community Research Intiative of America (ACRIA) Update Volume 13 Number 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA)
Date: 
2004
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
The document is an edition of the quarterly multi-authored newsletters produced by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). ACRIA is a collaborative and independent not-for-profit organization that studies new treatments for HIV/AIDS and related diseases, and conducts a comprehensive HIV health literacy program. The spring 2004 edition focuses on HIV treatments and includes topics like: a guide to treatment information resources; 10 things to know about evaluating medical resources; making sense of treatment information; personal perspectives; and an extensive list of contact information for HIV treatment resources including organizations, newsletters, websites and hotlines.
Keywords: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA); AIDS; HIV; HIV treatment; HIV/AIDS; medical services; newsletter; treatment; U.S.

AIDS Community Research Intiative of America (ACRIA) Update Volume 14 Number 4

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA)
Date: 
2005
Pages: 
20
Summary: 
The document is an edition of the quarterly multi-authored newsletters produced by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). ACRIA is a collaborative and independent not-for-profit organization that studies new treatments for HIV/AIDS and related diseases, and conducts a comprehensive HIV health literacy program. The fall 2005 edition focuses on HIV and prison and includes topics like: correctional healthcare; prison health and public health; HIV on the inside; HIV care in U.S. prisons; the challenges of discharge planning; personal perspectives; and a list of resources.
Keywords: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA); AIDS; healthcare; HIV; HIV/AIDS; newsletter; prison; prisoners; U.S.

AIDS Community Research Intiative of America (ACRIA) Update Volume 15 Number 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA)
Date: 
2006
Pages: 
28
Summary: 
The document is an edition of the quarterly multi-authored newsletters produced by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). ACRIA is a collaborative and independent not-for-profit organization that studies new treatments for HIV/AIDS and related diseases, and conducts a comprehensive HIV health literacy program. The winter 2005-06 edition of the newsletter focuses on sex and covers topics like: women and the sex factor; sex workers and HIV; HIV and gay male sexuality; the future of HIV prevention; sexuality in men of colour; taking sexual histories, and personal perspectives on living with HIV.
Keywords: 
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA); AIDS; HIV/AIDS; HIV; men; newsletter; sex; sex work; sexual health; sexuality; U.S.; women

Commercial Drive Report

Publication type: 
Miscellaneous
Pages: 
9
Summary: 
A narrative describing the process of developing a non-profit advocacy organization for illegal drug users in the Commercial Drive neighbourhood of Vancouver. The organization is inspired by the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) in the downtown eastside of Vancouver and uses a harm reduction framework.
Keywords: 
drug use; community building; harm reduction; injection drug use; needle exchange; Vancouver; Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)

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