Reflecting on Healthcare Obstacles that HIV Positive Black Canadians face.

By Alex, February 11th, 2016 in

For people living with HIV from the Black communities who experience stigma and discrimination from their service providers, the theme guiding the observance of this year’s Sexual Health and Reproductive Health Week couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Sex Workers: Access & Barriers to Health Care & Social Services

By Natalie, February 10th, 2016 in

Sex workers comprise part of the Canadian population who have very different health care needs and risks. Access to services is important but may be prevented by various barriers such as stigma, fear of judgement, and criminalization. We provide a list of resources of safe spaces in teh GTA that sex workers in Peel can access.

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HIV and Mental Health

By Adam, January 27th, 2016 in

“Mental health” refers to your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It is estimated that 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from Mental Health issues. This ratio is much higher when we look at just population of people living with HIV in the country.

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No more excuses. We can end the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

By Adam, January 14th, 2016 in

It is not that we lack the medical advances and interventions to end the pandemic. It is that our proven tools have not been implemented adequately or uniformly.

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‘Put A Ribbon On It’ for World AIDS Day

By Adam, November 27th, 2015 in

Wearing that little red ribbon can still make a difference. It’s provocative. A potent reminder that HIV still affects people in our community.

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What is the Impact of Community AIDS Service Organisation Programs?

By Adam, September 21st, 2015 in

Do HIV prevention investments in Ontario avert thousands of new infections and saved nearly billions of dollars in costs to the healthcare system? A team of researchers spent time to crunch the numbers and have just released a report.

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Why You Should Walk on Sept 13th at AIDS Walk for Life Peel

By Adam, September 1st, 2015 in

The Scotiabank AIDS Walk Peel is taking place on Sept 13th. We need your support. Learn how the FUNDS raised at the WALK are used and why YOU should get involved and make a difference to the lives of people living with HIV in your community

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Announcing Muluba Habanyama as Honorary Chair of 2015 Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life Peel

By Adam, August 18th, 2015 in

Muluba Habanyama, a 22-year-old journalism student and HIV + Mississauga resident, is our Honorary Chair for the 2015 Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life.

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Amnesty International Supports Policy to Decriminalize Sex Work

By Adam, August 13th, 2015 in

International human rights watchdog Amnesty International voted in favor this Tuesday of a policy that would decriminalize sex work, leading many women’s right groups to urge Amnesty to reconsider their decision.

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How AIDS Changed Everything!

By Adam, August 6th, 2015 in

AIDS changed the world. 15 years after the Millennium Development Goal 6, the latest book from UNAIDS will explore the achievements of past 15 years, highlight fifteen lessons learned from the response to AIDS over the last fifteen years, alongside the steps which must be taken to end the epidemic by 2030.

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