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Alberta Community Council on HIV (ACCH)

The Alberta Community Council on HIV is a non-profit, provincial, and member driven network of regionally based organizations. ACCH and its members have a collective responsibility to Sexually Transmitted & Blood Borne Infections (STBBI) issues and its outcomes at the provincial and local level. Through a social justice lens ACCH supports community based responses to HIV, STBBIs and Sexual Health via advocacy, harm reduction, education, and health promotion.

Alberta Positive Voices Caucus

The Positive Voices Caucus (PVC), sponsored by the Alberta Community Council on HIV (ACCH), is a network for and by Albertans living with HIV.  Our vision is for all people living with HIV and AIDS in Alberta to have equitable opportunity to lead lives that are full of good health and well-being and free from stigma.

*** Antiretroviral (ARV) Medication Coverage Across Canada  ***

Prepared by: Deborah Yoong, BScPhm, PharmD., St.Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (aisdslaw.ca)

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network promotes the human rights of people living with, at risk of or affected by HIV or AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research and analysis, litigation and other advocacy, public education and community mobilization.

CATIE

Canada’s source for HIV and hepatitis C information.  The following publications are free and may be subscribed to by visiting CATIE’s email subscription page here: The CATIE Exchange, CATIE News, HepCInfo Updates, The Positive Side, Prevention in Focus, Programming Connection, Public Health Communique, Treatment Update, Webinar Updates

CDC 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA): [HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men (USA)]

CTAC

Canadian Treatment Action Council: Strengthening treatment, care and support for people living with HIV and HIV-hepatitis C co-infection in Canada

Epidemiological (Epi) Updates-October 2014

Public Health Agency of Canada: HIV/AIDS Epidemiological updates

History of HIV-a timeline – from CATIE

From 1981 to 2017- key moments in the HIV pandemic

History of HIV and AIDS Overview   from Avert

The history of the HIV and AIDS epidemic began in illness, fear and death as the world faced a new and unknown virus. However, scientific advances, such as the development of antiretroviral drugs, have enabled people with access to treatment to live long and healthy lives with HIV.

HIV in Canada-Surveillance summary tables, 2014-2015

Due to on-going enhancements to surveillance infrastructure, this year a set of surveillance summary tables is provided as an overview of HIV case surveillance in Canada for 2014-2015, instead of a full report. Specifically, these tables present the number of HIV cases in Canada for 2014-15, by province/territory, sex, age group, exposure category and race/ethnicity. The number of perinatally HIV-exposed infants and current status is also presented.

Please refer to the previously released HIV and AIDS in Canada: Surveillance Report to December 31, 2014 for a full description of methodology, information on data collection and data limitations.

HIV411

Find HIV and hepatitis C services near you

HIV in Canada: a primer for service providers. 

This CATIE resource was updated in September, 2017

Immunodeficiency Clinic

Toronto General Hospital

POZ

Magazine/Online large scope HIV information.  An award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.  Offering daily news, treatment updates, personal profiles, investigative features, videos, blogs and an extensive online social network. Note: This is a USA based site containing relevant HIV information for Canadians.

Realize

Realize (formerly CWGHR) is a leader and catalyst for improved rehabilitation services for people living with HIV through integrated research, education, policy and practice.

Surveillance of HIV and AIDS

Government of Canada

TheBody.com

Prominent HIV information source including input from PLWH (People Living With HIV) and health care professionals working in the field of HIV. Information on treatment, quality of life, and examples of real human connections that grow community. Note: This is a USA based site containing relevant HIV information for Canadians.

UPLIFT

Combining the gift of intimate live events with the power of the internet to reach the world, UPLIFT is a bridge of love and consciousness into real world action, guided by a fundamental vision of Sarvodaya – Sanskrit meaning: “Upliftment for all”.

You Thrive.ca

This link takes you to the Mental Health page of this Ontario based website with helpful links concerning Youth.  YouThrive is a practical resource that was developed in a partnership involving  Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario (CMHA Ontario), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Ontario Lung Association (OLA) and Ophea