HIV & AIDS

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1999-2000 Annual Review, August 2000: HIV/AIDS

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations & Inuit Health
Health Canada
Description
Section of annual report dealing with incidence of HIV/AIDS in the Aboriginal population and measures being taken to decrease incidence of HIV/AIDS.
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2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Report on the Experiences of American Indian & Alaska Native Respondents

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Sandy E. James
Trudie Jackson
Mattee Jim]
Description
Reports responses of 319 individuals who were asked questions about family life, income nd employment, education, housing and homeless, public accommodation, harassment and violence, police interactions and prisons, health and identity documents. Related material: 2008 Survey Results.
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Aboriginal Health Workers And AIDS

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gordon White
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 4, December 1986, pp. 13-19
Description
Explanatory article for Australian Aboriginal health workers dispels myths and fills in information gaps people may have on the disease.
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Aboriginal Health Workers: Slaves or Miracle Workers?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Barbara Flick
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 3, May/June 1995, pp. 10-11
Description
Paper presented at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Forum on Sexual Health, May 14-17, 1995. Reports Aboriginal health workers are not recognized for the part they play in the primary health care system and are over worked and under paid.
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Aboriginal People and HIV/AIDS: Legal Issues

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
Description
Series of nine information sheets dealing with topics such as discrimination, testing, and confidentiality.
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Aboriginal Status is a Prognostic Factor for Mortality Among Antiretroviral naïve HIV-Positive Individuals First Initiating HAART

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Viviane D. Lima
Patricia Kretz
Anita Palepu
Simon Bonner
Thomas Kerr
et al.
Aids Research and Therapy, vol. 3, no. 14, 2006, pp. 1-9
Description
Reports that HIV-infected Aboriginal persons and non-Aboriginal persons reacted similarly to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), but Aboriginal persons have a shorter survival rate.
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Accessing Health Services While Living With HIV: Intersections of Stigma

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Judy Mill
Nancy Edwards
Randy Jackson
Wendy Austin
Lynne MacLean ... [et al.]
Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, vol. 41, no. 3, Social Network, Social Support, and Health / Le réseau social, lappui de lentourage et la santé, 2009, pp. 168-185
Description
Highlights experiences of both stigmatization and discrimination based on interviews with 16 Aboriginal and 17 non-Aboriginal persons with HIV and 27 health care providers.
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Activities to Address HIV/AIDS in Native American Communities

Alternate Title
Technical Assistance Report (National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
NASTAD (National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors)
Description
Identifies sources for healthcare, strategies and approaches for communities dealing with disease, and provides a sampling of current programs.
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Addressing HIV/AIDS Among Aboriginal People Using a Health Status, Health Determinants and Health Care Framework: A Literature Review and Conceptual Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Earl Nowgesic
Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research, vol. 3, Winter, 2010, pp. 35-46
Description
Reviews the health, including HIV infection, of Aboriginal populations in Canada and looks at methods of improving Aboriginal health based on community relevance and involvement.
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AIDS: A Challenge for Aboriginal Health Workers

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Trish Fagan
Aboriginal and islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 15, no. 4, July/August 1991, pp. 16-17
Description
Looks at how to assess the problem of AIDS infections when it is not know how many Aboriginal people have the infection.
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AIDS: An Overview of the Basic Facts

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Trish Fagan
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 15, no. 5, September/October 1991, pp. 4-8
Description
Looks at the cause, spread, patterns and stages of the virus and diagnosis.
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AIDS And Safe Sex

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lesley Goulburn
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 4, December 1986, pp. 34-35
Description
Brief article advises readers on condom use in order to reduce the spread of AIDS.
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AIDS Awareness Week

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Douglas Knox
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 25, no. 6, November-December 2001, p. 13
Description
Briefly explains how AIDS Awareness Week has helped raise awareness in Australia but continued education is needed to avoid becoming complacent.
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AIDS/HIV and Hepatitis C Among Natives, an Adapted Training

Alternate Title
HIV-AIDS and Hepatitis C Among Natives, an Adapted Training
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC)
Description
Provides general information including screening, prevention and treatment options as well as links to community and institutional organizations, quizzes and questionnaires.
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AIDS Kit For Social Workers

Articles » General
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 4, December 1986, p. 9
Description
Briefly describes creation of kit for social workers in New South Wales, Australia.
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AIDS Policy: Have We Got it Right?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Stanley R. Nangala
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 16, no. 3, May/June 1992, pp. 4-5
Description
Looks at some of the key policy decisions identified in the reports The National Aboriginal Health Strategy Working Party Report and The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and HIV/AIDS.
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AIDS Prevention and Control

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gracelyn Smallwood
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 15, no. 6, November/December 1991, pp. 15-16
Description
Presents approach to AIDS education based on a series of workshops and consultation with local Aboriginal/Islander community to develop action plans.
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AIDS Strategy in Canada

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kathy Malera-Bandjalan
Kevin Barlow
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 29, no. 4, July/August 2005, pp. 8-10
Description
Interview with the Executive Director of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN).
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AIDS: The New Smallpox among Native Americans

Alternate Title
AIDS: The New Smallpox Among Native Americans
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Irene S. Vernon
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 14, no. 1, Spring, 1999, pp. 235-249
Description
Advocates the prevention of AIDS and argues that it is becoming a pandemic in Native communities.
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[AIDS to Native Eyes Part 2]

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Ken Harper
Melissa Hoskins
Harlan Pruden
Kent Lebsock
Curtis Harris
Louis Mofsie
Nataani Guthrie
Description
Video filmed during an exhibition entitled A 25 Year Retrospective of the Native American Response to AIDS through Poster Art mounted as part of the first-ever National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, 2007. Duration: 9:40.
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Alaska Native and Rural Youth Views of Sexual Health: A Focus Group Project on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV/AIDS, and Unplanned Pregnancy

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jessica D. Leston
Cornelia M. Jessen
and Brenna C. Simons
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 19, no. 1, Special Issue: Reproductive health programs for youth, 2012, pp. 1-14
Description
Looks at knowledge, attitudes and beliefs on sexual health and presents 7 major themes critical for future interventions.
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