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“Talking about Depression, Anxiety and HIV/AIDS” examines two specific mental health issues, depression and anxiety, in the context of HIV/AIDS. It provides general information about depression and anxiety, and how these mental health issues interact with HIV. This document provides general information only, and cannot substitute for the advice of a medical professional. If you think that…
Program Elements: An review of how effective positive prevention program address the factors that play a role in HIV risk, including the social determinants of health, universal access to prevention tools, stigma and discrimination and criminalization. It also examines how encouraging education, capacity building and improved testing, as well as behaviours that strengthen prevention efforts, such…
Resources: A list of relevant position statements, policy documents and discussion papers, and other background and educational materials related to positive prevention.
What New HIV Prevention Technologies Mean for People Living with HIV: An outline of new prevention technologies, including male and female condoms, microbicides, treatment as prevention, PrEP, PEP, vaccines, male circumcision, and prevention of vertical transmission and the role they play in preventing STIs and HIV infection. You’ll discover the advantages and disadvantages of these prevention…
Strategies for People Living with HIV: Detailed pointers on how people living with HIV can protect and improve their sexual health, delay the progression of HIV, promote shared responsibility for protecting sexual health and better advocate and mobilize to effect policy changes. 
Common Misconceptions: A revelation of what positive prevention really is and what it is not.
Guiding Principles and Values: An explanation of the key values that form the basis of positive prevention programs, including The Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA) and human rights, diversity, shared responsibility and empowerment, to name just a few.
HIV is everyone's responsibility. Positive prevention encourages people living with HIV to adopt a holistic approach to life that addresses their emotional and sexual needs. It also promotes shared responsibility and collaboration between people living with HIV, their families, friends and communities to adopt effective approaches to ensure health and well-being. 
The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) is committed to preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Canadian population. As part of this commitment, CAS has been increasing awareness of the need for a viable vaccine as one strategy in a growing range of prevention tools to stop the transmission of HIV. Great strides have recently been…
This tool kit informs community advocates about pre-exposure prophylaxis, a potential safe and effective form of prevention against HIV that involves administering antiretroviral medications to those at risk of HIV infection. You'll learn what PrEP is, what trials are currently underway and when results will be available, as well as future considerations concerning PrEP's availability…