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Harm Reduction in a Rural
Setting: Lessons learned from
HCV and HIV outbreaks in
Scott County, Indiana

National Collaborating Center for Infectious Diseases

In this case study, we describe the public health responses in rural
Scott County, Indiana, following an alarming rise in HIV and Hepatitis C cases.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers, Civil Society

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities

The Grandmothers Campaign

Stephen Lewis Foundation

The Grandmothers Campaign was launced in March of 2006 in response to emerging crisis faced by African grandmothers as they struggled to care for millions of children orphaned by AIDS

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Civil Society

2018

Women

DIGNITAS INTERNATIONAL – MALAWI

Dignitas

In 2011, Malawi implemented a Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) program. The aim of this program is to provide all HIV infected pregnant and breastfeeding women immediate and life long ART to allow babies to be born HIV free, known as Option B+.

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2018

African Caribbean and Black communities

HELP LESOTHO: HERD BOY

Help Lesotho

Lesotho's Herd Boy program aims to provide HIV/AIDS and gender equity education, as well as psychosocial support to herd boys in rural areas to reduce transmission of HIV.

Civil Society

2018

African Caribbean and Black communities

AYAZAZI: Understanding HIV Risk Among Youth in South Africa

MatCH Research Unit

The AYAZAZI study is an attempt to get a more holistic understanding of HIV risk among youth. It looks at everything from the social, behavioral, emotional, sexual and even genetic factors that may make it more or less likely that a person contracts HIV.

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2002

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Care Canada: AIDS Briefing Paper

CARE International

Fighting Hunger and Poverty in Communities Affected by HIV/AIDS

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2015

African Caribbean and Black communities

With health, anything is possible

Dignitas

At Dignitas, we are innovators in global health. Because with health, anything is possible.

Civil Society

2014

African Caribbean and Black communities

Regional Workshop on HIV, AIDS and Housing

27 representatives from housing organizations in 8 Sub-Saharan African countries and Canada participated in a 3 day workshop in South Africa to address the links between HIV/AIDS and housing conditions

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities

CARE Canada HIV/AIDS Strategy

CARE International

Addressing the social, economic and health dimensions of the epidemic

Civil society

2013

African Caribbean and Black communities

African Grandmothers Tribunal

Stephen Lewis Foundation

This film centres on the SLF’s African Grandmothers Tribunal, held in Vancouver BC in 2013. The film begins in Africa, and highlights six of these courageous grandmothers as they prepare to give powerful and emotional testimony before the Tribunal judges.

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2012

African Caribbean and Black communities

Handicap International’s work on HIV and AIDS

Handicap International

From Africa to South East Asia (2013).
An independent organization active in 60 countries working in situations of poverty and disaster. Summary of work and achievments made in the field of HIV/AIDS among different countries.

Civil Society

2015

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

2015 International AIDS Day Blog Series

HUFFPOST

(Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development, 2015).

Civil Society

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities, People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

This is the Moment. Join the Race for Dignity!

Dignitas

AIDS is the leading killer of teens in Africa but it doesn’t have to be. Join Dignitas International’s annual Race for Dignity and help HIV+ teens gain access to lifesaving treatment and care.

Civil Society

2015

Men who have sex with Men,
African Caribbean and Black communities, People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA),

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network in the Caribbean

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

In numerous countries, particularly the Commonwealth Caribbean, the criminalization of consensual same-sex relationships and gender non-conforming people — accompanied by wider societal stigma and discrimination, often intensified by fundamentalist religious groups — has had a damaging effect on health and human rights.

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2014

African Caribbean and Black communities

HIV, AIDS and Housing Seminar

Rooftops Canada Foundation

(Rooftops Canada, 2014).
Different leaders who come together to share their perspectives and research on the HIV epidemic propelled by inadequate housing conditions

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2015

African Caribbean and Black communities

Lessons Learned from the Field

Interagency Coaliation on AIDS and Development

Analysis of different projects and programs to address HIV in Canada and globally. Included is background info, approach, achievements, and lessons learned to tackle HIV

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities

A Hard Road

CARE International

The experiences of mobile populations in accessing HIV/AIDS care and support services within the Greater Mekong Sub-region countries of Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand

Government, Non-governmental organizations, Healthcare providers

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities

How Rehabilitation Can Help People Living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Evidence-Informed Tool for Rehab Providers

The Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR)

The aim of this e-module is to enhance knowledge about HIV care among rehabilitation providers in Sub-Saharan Africa to help address the needs of people living with HIV.

Healthcare providers

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities

HIV/AIDS Guide for the Mining Sector

The International Finance Corporation and IFC Against AIDS

(Care Canada). Information, tools, and case studies addressing mining communities in Southern Africa to strengthen their response to the HIV epidenmic

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities

Grandmothers Advocacy Network

Grandmothers Advocacy Network

GRAN is a dynamic network of volunteers across Canada advocating at local, national, and international levels.

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities

AYAZAZI and Youth Engagement: A Guide to Implementing a Youth Engagement Framework

Simon Fraser University

In a unique research setting like AYAZAZI, youth engagement involves adolescents and young adults working together with their adult allies towards a common research goal.
AYAZAI is committed to finding effective ways to help adolescents and young adults make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health.

Government, Non-governmental organizations

2016

African Caribbean and Black communities

Community-Based Organizations: Fostering resilience to turn the tide of AIDS in Africa

The Stephen Lewis Foundation

(Stephen Lewis Foundation, 2016).
Provides evidence that with support, community based organizations are indeed achieving powerful and lasting change in reference to HIV & AIDS in Africa.

Government, Non-governmental organizations

AIDS CANADA

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