AIDS

February 04, 2019
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: What are the barriers to accessing supports for young people living with and affected by HIV? How are these youth currently being supported? What strategies are critical in providing well-rounded supports for youth living with and affected by HIV, and how can youth-serving organizations adopt these best practices? As we approach the fourth decade since the first cases were diagnosed, we better understand how HIV works, and how the disease impacts individuals and transforms communities. HIV is incurable, but it...
January 30, 2019
This factsheet was created by YouthREX. The content for this factsheet was taken from Supporting Youth Living With And Affected By HIV In Ontario. In Canada, as in other parts of the world, HIV overwhelmingly affects already marginalized groups and communities, such as men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, and racialized populations, including Indigenous people. In Ontario, like the rest of Canada, the story of HIV draws attention to existing fractures and structural inequalities. This factsheet presents data on HIV by the numbers in Ontario and Canada.    
January 30, 2019
This factsheet was created by YouthREX. The content for this factsheet was taken from Supporting Youth Living With And Affected By HIV In Ontario. Programs that have been effective in supporting diverse youth populations living with and affected by HIV vary in approach. However, there remain similarities in strategies used to meaningfully engage vulnerable young people. This factsheet explores highly effective program features.  
January 30, 2019
This factsheet was created by YouthREX. The content for this factsheet was taken from Supporting Youth Living With And Affected By HIV In Ontario. The report is designed for practitioners working with young people living with and affected by HIV. Programs can adopt a range of evidence-informed practices to support young people living with and affected by HIV. This factsheet provides best practice recommendations. Although each of the eight recommendations is critical in and of itself, the inclusion of multiple recommendations will strengthen programs, services, and holistic approaches to...
January 30, 2019
This report was published by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: This report is designed for practitioners working with young people living with and affected by HIV in Ontario. As resource navigators and connectors to services and programs, youth workers play an important role in the wellbeing of youth. They are uniquely positioned to support young people living with and affected by HIV and break down stigma. This report offers youth workers recommendations for best practices at the individual, interpersonal, organizational, and community levels. The report is organized...
January 21, 2017
This infographic was created by CATIE. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:This colourful infographic poster illustrates recent statistics and information on HIV/AIDS in Canada. This infographic is based on 2014 estimates from the Public Health Agency of Canada. 
December 08, 2015
Almost three decades into the HIV epidemic Aboriginal women are now bearing a disproportionate share of the burden of HIV infection within the Aboriginal HIV and AIDS infection rates.  This fact sheet provides more information on the impact of HIV and AIDS on Aboriginal girls and women and details on factors that influence risk and vulnerability.  
December 03, 2015
This video was produced by the Interagency Coalition on Aids and Development. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:Capturing the voices of youth in Jamaica and the Caribbean Diaspora in Canada, the ‘One Blood: Youth Linked in Action’ documentary will take you into the hearts, experiences and struggles of those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. Recognizing the synergy of youth from diverse backgrounds, this 20-minute documentary explores the links between the two countries, acknowledging the bond that ties everyone together. What are youth misconceptions, perceptions and responses...
October 28, 2015
This infographic was created by UNAIDS. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:This infographic by UNAID illustrates some of the fears, stigma, challenges, and obstacles that people from the gay community face. Approximately 80 countries have punitive laws that criminalize same sex relations.     
October 28, 2015
This toolkit was developed by the Canadian AIDS Society. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:Youth across Canada are involved in diverse, HIV/AIDS-related programs and projects that are making a difference in their communities – from providing support for HIV-positive youth, to educating youth about risk reduction, healthy relationships and more, to providing much needed youth-friendly spaces where youth can get the information they want. Previously named “An Inventory of Canadian HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs for Youth”, the new name for the guide will tell you that “Connecting Youth...