Content Tagged With: 'HIV / AIDS'

What is HIV & AIDS?The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) weakens your immune system, your body's built-in defence against disease and illness.  You can be infected with HIV and not know it.  You may not look or feel sick for years, but you can still pass the virus on to other people.  Without...
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Topics: HIV / AIDS, STI, safe sex
What are Chlamydia and Gonorrhea?Chlamydia and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted infections (STIs) caused by bacteria. Both men and women can develop infection of the reproductive organs, the urethra, throat, and rectum.  Although caused by different kinds of bacteria, these infections spread the...
Type: Article
Topics: STI, HIV / AIDS, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea
Where can I get tested?If you are around the ages of 13-22, you can access a Teen Clinic. Click here for information.You can get tested for STIs, HIV and hepatitis or get free condoms at one of these centres:Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre (AHWC)Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 8:45 am to 3:...
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Topics: STI, HIV / AIDS, Testing, teen clinics, clinics
In 2005-2006 an environmental scan concerning existing services in Brandon and Winnipeg for immigrants and refugees infected with, affected by, or at risk for HIV was conducted to identify priorities.
Type: Resource
Topics: immigrants, projects, research, HIV / AIDS
The objective of this project was to identify the HIV-related health and social service needs of immigrants and refugees in Brandon and Winnipeg. Findings were meant to assist in programming and service delivery and in supporting advocacy efforts for more accessible, effective and culturally...
Type: Resource
Topics: immigrants, projects, research, HIV / AIDS
This booklet contains information on reproductive tract infections and HIV for men and women in the following languages: Amharic, Arabic, English, French, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrigna. An easy to read male and female reproductive tract diagram also included at the back of this booklet.
Type: Resource
Topics: HIV / AIDS, STI, translated, immigrants
This report describes a workshop conducted with leaders from African communities in Winnipeg. The workshop's objectives were to identify priority health/social needs in ethno or language specific communities that increase vulnerability to HIV, and increase knowledge about HIV and related supports.
Type: Resource
Topics: immigrants, african, projects, research, HIV / AIDS
HIV prevention message for women over 40 and older translated into these languages: Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese.
Type: Resource
Topics: HIV / AIDS, immigrants, midlife, female sexuality
Weighing the RisksSex that we willingly say 'yes' to can be a real pleasure allowing us to express who we really are sexually. Unfortunately, sex can also expose us to the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV / AIDS.  How can we explore our sexuality and avoid the risks of...

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