Tag: resource

Evaluation Flash Cards from Michael Quinn Patton

The Otto Bremer Foundation recently commissioned Michael Quinn Patton to create a set of Evaluation Flash Cards that present a one-page description of basic evaluation concepts. There are a total of 25 flash cards that address a range of topics, from logic models to developmental evaluation. The Otto Bremer Foundation explains that the flash cards can help… Read more »

Resources put out by the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) Factors Impacting Vulnerability to HIV and other STBBIs (pdf) The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) developed a set of core competency statements for front-line workers in STBBI prevention along with a health equity impact assessment tool specific to STBBIs (the STBBI HEIA Tool) through its… Read more »

PHAC: Awareness Campaign Materials – Resource Guide

In collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), marketing communications agency Banfield has developed this Resource Guide for community organizations working to address sexually transmitted and blood borne infections. It is intended to equip community organizations with tools that will be helpful in the development and evaluation of awareness materials.   The content… Read more »

UNAIDS – The Gap Report

Beginning of the end of the AIDS epidemic Hope The AIDS epidemic can be ended in every region, every country, in every location, in every population and every community. There are multiple reasons why there is hope and conviction about this goal.   New HIV infections are declining The number of people who are newly… Read more »

Pacific Hepatitis C Network Announces a New Hep C Resource

PHCN is very excited to introduce Hep C TIP – your online hepatitis C treatment information toolkit. The Hepatitis C Treatment Information Project – or Hep C TIP – is a web-based toolkit containing information and resources about hepatitis C treatment, including: information about and links to new and emerging drugs and drug combinations for… Read more »

No More Silos: A Good Practices Guide on undertaking an integrated approach to HIV and hepatitis C identifies practices community-based organizations, community health centres, clinics and other health and social services are engaging to do HIV and hepatitis C work concurrently. No More Silos has two goals: to assist organizations considering undertaking an integrated approach… Read more »

Sage is a community-driven space for organizations and other HIV and hepatitis C service providers in Canada to share and archive their digital information resources and connect with peers in the field. Examples of recently added resources: Opposites Attract: A Guide for Magnetic Relationships Moving Knowledge into Action: An evaluation of the impact of CATIE’s… Read more »

INTRODUCING THE CANADIAN HOUSING FIRST TOOLKIT Developed to assist Canadian communities that are interested in adopting the Housing First approach Primarily based on the experiences of the At Home/Chez Soi project, we have assembled tools and resources that are practical and user-friendly for groups and communities interested in the Housing First approach. Visit the Toolkit… Read more »

Smart Sex Resource: New HIV Testing guidelines for BC

by David Moore, Physician Lead STOP HIV, Provincial Health Services Authority Background In British Columbia, there are an estimated 12,000 people living with HIV. Each year, 200-300 people ranging in age from 13 to 81 years old are diagnosed with HIV infection. Despite great advances in treatment, many people with HIV become quite ill, and… Read more »

Trans Populations and HIV: Time to End the Neglect

Issue Brief April 2014 amfAR: The foundation for AIDS Research Of all populations affected by HIV worldwide, evidence suggests that trans populations may be the most heavily burdened. Due to stigma, neglect and institutionalized discrimination, the HIV response has largely failed to address the needs of trans people. Achieving an AIDS-free generation will demand more… Read more »