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Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society Links

AIDS Resource Centre: Okanagan and Region
A non-profit agency dedicated to fighting AIDS in the Okanagan region of British Columbia, Canada. We provide education, awareness and support services to anyone within our region who requires help.

To cure or prevent HIV infection has not been found, and too many people with or affected by HIV/AIDS are isolated by cultural, geographic, and economic barriers.

Information, support, advocacy, mobile needle exchange, prevention and education, referrals, drop-in Centre, resource library for the Kootenays.

British Columbia Persons with AIDS Society
Treatment information, links to other resources, with some focus on complimentary and alternative therapies.

British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Therapeutic guidelines for the treatment of HIV, including guidelines for testing, counselling, care and treatment of children with HIV, women's issues, accidental exposure to HIV and medications for treatment. The main menu gives access to the Vanguard Project, the VIDUS and VLAS studies, Vaccine Trials, research talks, and annual CAHR conference.

Canadian AIDS Society
The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) is a national coalition of over 100 community-based AIDS organizations across Canada. HIV Prevention Guidelines, projects, advocacy, and resources.

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Network (CATIE)
Provides CCATIE fact sheets and publications, links and reviews of many other AIDS related sites and a What's New section to keep you informed about the availability of new treatments in Canada and other new developments on AIDS treatment topics.

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) is a National Coalition of Aboriginal people and organizations that provides leadership, support, and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Resources, projects, events. Download "Joining the Circle: An Aboriginal Harm Reduction Model".

Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research
The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research is a national charitable foundation created to raise awareness in order to generate funds for research into all aspects of HIV infection and AIDS.

Canadian Harm Reduction Network
Canadian Harm Reduction Network is a vehicle for mutual support. Development of local harm reduction organizations, which could work to promote better care for and more sensible treatment of people who use drugs.

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Updated information on legal, ethical and human rights issues raised by HIV/AIDS.

Canadian HIV Trials Network
The Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN) is a federally funded, non-profit, national organization created to facilitate HIV/AIDS clinical trial activity in Canada.

Chee Mamuk
To provide culturally appropriate on-site community based HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Disease education and training to Aboriginal communities, organizations, and professionals within BC.

CPHA National AIDS Clearinghouse
The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community.

Columbia Shuswap HIV/AIDS Resource Project (C-SHARP), is dedicated to collaborating with existing agencies and services in promoting health; educating about HIV/AIDS risk reduction; increasing public awareness of HIV/AIDS; and providing services to persons living with HIV/AIDS, their friends, families and care-givers in the Columbia Shuswap Region.

Healing Our Spirit
The mandate of Healing Our Spirit is to prevent and reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS and provide care, treatment and support services to Aboriginal peoples infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Health Canada-AIDS
In partnership with provincial and territorial governments, Health Canada provides national leadership to develop health policy, enforce health regulations, promote disease prevention and enhance healthy living for all Canadians. Health Canada ensures that health services are available and accessible to First Nations and Inuit communities.

Health Canada Bureau of HIV/AIDS and STDs
The mandate of the Bureau of HIV/AIDS and STDs is to describe the epidemiology of HIV infection in Canada. Comprehensive information on transmission of HIV/AIDS.

International Council of AIDS Service Organizations
ICASO is the international network for community-based AIDS organizations (CBOs).

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network on-line information network for Aboriginal specific HIV/AIDS information and documents.

National Native American AIDS Prevention Centre
Native American website with HIV/AIDS statistics, conference and training calendar.

National Indian And Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
A Board of Directors composed of 20 members representing all regions of Canada and who hold office for two years.

Pacific AIDS Nework
A member-driven network of more than 55 community-based AIDS organizations from across British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. PAN is a consensus-based forum for communication, mutual support and collective action for HIV issues across the region.

Red Road HIV/AIDS Network
The Red Road HIV/AIDS Network is a coalition of Aboriginal people living with HIV/AIDS, Aboriginal AIDS Service organizations and Aboriginal organizations who have HIV/AIDS programs. Download "Pathways to Wholeness An Aboriginal Strategy for HIV/AIDS in BC" and "Communicating About HIV/AIDS Within BC's Aboriginal Community".

As the leading advocate for worldwide action against HIV/AIDS, the global mission of UNAIDS is to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to the epidemic.

Windspeaker Indian Country HIV/AIDS Directory
Windspeaker, Canada's National Aboriginal News Source is owned and operated by the Aboriginal Multi-Media Society (AMMSA) which serves Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal readers throughout Canada.

Youth CO
Youth Community Outreach AIDS Society (Youth CO) is a youth HIV/AIDS organization. Youth CO addresses youth issues concerning HIV/AIDS. Available are links to education, safer sex, and the history of the society.


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