A resource-sharing community for Canadian HIV and hepatitis C service providers

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Information Specialist/Spécialiste d'information

Resources

The Positive Side (Summer 2017): Inquiring Mind

Health and wellness magazine for people living with HIV. In this issue: celebrating U=U (undetectable HIV is sexually untransmittable); activist Ian Bradley-Perrin; the impact of HIV criminalization on African, Caribbean and Black communities; women and stigma; managing multiple conditions; artist William Flett.

Where is HIV hitting hardest?

This colourful infographic poster is part of a series and illustrates recent statistics and information on HIV/AIDS in Canada. Revised in 2016.

Hep C can be cured

This client brochure aims to provide basic information about current hepatitis C treatments, while offering people useful questions to ask their doctor about their treatment options. It also addresses the issues of paying for treatment and living healthy. Simple language and engaging design are used to help everyone understand the basics of treatment.

6 things to know about Hep C

This essential client resource provides 6 key messages on hepatitis C, from what it is and how it is different from other hepatitis viruses to routes of transmission, the importance of testing and the effectiveness of new treatments. Information is clear and direct, with simple images that reinforce the messages.

Valued and Needed Information for People with HIV: 2015 Survey Results

In autumn 2015, CATIE undertook a national needs assessment of people living with HIV. The needs assessment was designed to inform how CATIE could better help frontline workers to support their clients by asking people living with HIV about their priority information needs and how well CATIE’s resources meet those needs.

Pre-fix: A guide for people with Hep C or HIV who inject drugs

This comprehensive resource for people living with Hep C or HIV who inject drugs offers information on a range of topics—from getting tested and working with a doctor to using safely. It offers practical advice about how to live healthily with Hep C or HIV, tips for sticking to treatment and information on other infections to know about. Frontline Hep C and HIV workers will also find this guide a valuable resource to support their own learning. Revised in 2015.

The Positive Side (Winter 2016): Happy Birthday ART!

In this special edition of our health and wellness magazine for people living with HIV, we mark 20 years of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART). People with HIV, activists, doctors and service providers explore how treatment has transformed what it means to be HIV-positive. An in-depth look at treatment—past, present and future.

Also in this issue: services for people with HIV 50+; anti-inflammatory diets; the stories of two Zimbabwean women who are building new lives in Canada; contemporary dancer Benoît Lachambre; Ask the Experts about menopause; and more.

Living with HIV and Hepatitis C Co-infection

This booklet, written for people with HIV and hepatitis C, offers key information on living with both viruses. Covering useful topics such as HIV and hepatitis C basics, the effects of co-infection, ways to stay healthy, treatment strategies and preventing transmission, this booklet aims to help people understand co-infection better – whether they have been living with both viruses for a long time or are newly diagnosed with HIV and/or hepatitis C. Revised in 2016.

HepCInfo on Newsprint - Issue 4

HepCInfo on Newsprint uses the format of a community newspaper to offer plain and simple health information for people affected by hepatitis C. Each issue contains short articles, contributions from people at risk for or living with Hep C, and interactive activities on topics related to prevention, testing, healthy living and treatment.

In this issue: deciding whether to take treatment for hepatitis C; treatment combinations that are available in Canada; choosing a treatment; getting ready for treatment; tips for staying on track with treatment.

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