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Canadian women and AIDS

Canadian women and AIDS

beyond the statistics = Les femmes canadiennes et le SIDA : au-delà des statistiques

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Published by Les Editions Communiqu"Elles in Montreal, P.Q .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Canada.,
  • Women -- Counseling of,
  • Women -- Diseases -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLes femmes canadiennes et le SIDA.
    Statementedited by Jacquie Manthorne.
    ContributionsManthorne, Jackie, 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 C258 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 325 p. ;
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18203380M
    ISBN 100969141084

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A collection of writings produced by the ACT UP/NY Women & AIDS Book Group, including essays on political activism, safer sex, prostitution and pregnancy, this is an excellent resource, notable for its much needed coverage of the politics of AIDS for women.

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Details *. Here the authors do not attack MSM, whether out or closeted, gay or bisexual. In "Bisexuality and HIV/AIDS," Rob Tielman stated that statistically more women contract the virus through male drug users than male bisexuals. This book repeats that same fact and focuses upon women fighting drugs, rather than attacking gay, African-American males.4/5(2).

Get this from a library. Canadian women and AIDS: beyond the statistics = Les femmes canadiennes et le SIDA: au-delà des statistiques. [Jacquie Manthorne;]. Explores women's vulenrability to HIV/AIDS infection, particularly when they are victims of sexual violence, and the promise of microbicides to stem the pandemic.

Available. Women make up a significant proportion of people living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS in Canada. Indeed, about one in five people living with HIV at the end of was female. The estimate of 16, females living with HIV (including AIDS) represents % of the national total.

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Callwood achieved acclaim and a loyal following for her articles and columns written for national newspapers and magazines, including Maclean's and Chatelaine. She solidified her name by founding charities focused on certain Born: June Rose Callwood, June 2.

As of April 1,you may contact the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) for all your HIV/AIDS resource needs at: Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) Richmond Street West, SuiteBox Toronto, Ontario M5V 3B1 [toll-free] Fax: E-mail: [email protected] HIV/AIDS was first detected in Canada in Inthere were approximat people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada.

It was estimated that persons were living with undiagnosed HIV at the end of Mortality has decreased due to medical advances against HIV/AIDS, especially highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). For the International Women's Day we want to highlight the brilliant work of Canadian women who have challenged and informed audiences with their activist films and videos for nearly 30 years.

The collection of videos featured below focus on many aspects at the intersection of HIV and women's experience, from lesbians and sex workers. Please cite the author and the Canadian AIDS Society as the sources of this information.

Suggested Reference: Wertheimer, S. Women and HIV Testing in Canada: Barriers and Recommendations as Identified by Service Providers: A Summary of Key. The Centre, which is member of the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) and of the research sub-committee of Blueprint for Action on Women and Girls and HIV/AIDS, conducts policy-oriented research to improve the health status of Canadian women by making the health system more aware of, and responsive to, women’s health needs.

Reviews. A powerful call for compassion and action, this book explodes the deadly silence about women and AIDS. – Evelyn C. White, editor of The Black Women’s Health Book. Women, AIDS & Activism is a powerfully diverse, informative, and comprehensive patchwork of the ideas, experiences, and emotions of women who live and know the reality of AIDS.

The result is a compilation of voices that. Name Life Comments Reference Johnson Aziga (born ) Ugandan-born Canadian resident of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, notable as the first person to be charged with, and convicted of, first-degree murder in Canada for transmitting HIV, after the deaths of two women he had infected.: Nadja Benaissa (born ) German female pop singer who was convicted of knowingly infecting a number of her lovers.

The book describes how AIDS has come to be regarded as a chronic disease. A photo essay reveals the strengths of women from various backgrounds who are coping with HIV. An account of the complex relationships of the gay community to AIDS is included. ( views) A Guide to the Clinical Care of Women with HIV/AIDS.

Canada is virtually absent from the book and it should be kept in mind that the profile of women with HIV disease in this country is different from the United States. We remain dependent on the somewhat dated book by Jacquie Manthorne, Canadian Women and AIDS, to address the same topic.

Why are there so few novels about Aids these days. Fewer and fewer authors are addressing this cruel disease, but depictions of life with Aids –. (82) Clow B. HIV/AIDS on rise for Canadian women: prevention, treatment, care and support programs and policies do not address needs of girls and women.

Canadian Women's Health Network ;8(1/2) (83) Guenter D, Gillett J, Cain R, Pawluch D, Travers R. What do people living with HIV/AIDS expect from their physicians. 'Extensively referenced, [this] well-written book reads like a detective story, while at the same time providing a didactic introduction to epidemiology and evolutionary genetics.

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According to the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research, an estimated 8 to 10 million people across the world were living with HIV by Inthe Author: Rachel Nall, MSN, CRNA.

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Seeing Red offers the first critical analysis of HIV/AIDS policy in Canada. Featuring the diverse experiences of people living with HIV, this collection highlights various perspectives from academics, activists, and community workers who look ahead to the new and complex challenges associated with HIV/AIDS and Canadian society.

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The focus of this article is the increasing rate of HIV/AIDS infection amongst Canadian women. The author points to a number of factors that put women at greater risk for contracting HIV, including an increased physical susceptibility to infection as well as social or cultural factors that may limit a women's ability to choose safe sex practices.

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