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CBR Pre and Post Results

Publication type: 
Miscellaneous
Date: 
2002
Pages: 
24
Summary: 
The results, shown in pie charts and graphs, collected from surveys completed by participants before and after a Community Based Research Capacity Building Workshop in Kelowna.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

Out of the bushes

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Date: 
2002
Pages: 
58
Summary: 
The report presents the workshop content, the research plan, and an initial data set collected by participants a the Community Based Research Capacity Building Workshop for men who have sex with men (MSM) in Kelowna. The report includes: opening remarks by the facilitator outlining goals and themes of community based research; the agenda for the workshop; the social contract for the group; results from the parking lot and vision exercises; info about ethics; the process for developing the research design; interview role play training; appendices with the transcript of the evening discussion session, cycles of research diagram, research template, informed consent form, and interview questions and transcript.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

Man2Man Survey

Publication type: 
Miscellaneous
Date: 
2005
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A survey sponsored by the Living Positive Resource Centre, Okanagan to gather information about how to best deliver prevention information to men who have sex with men (MSM).
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

From Preaching to Practice Application for Research Project Funds

Publication type: 
Project Proposal / Grant Application
Date: 
2003-12-01
Pages: 
23
Summary: 
A grant application for the project From Preaching to Practice: Dissemination and Transfer of Research-Based Knowledge About Non Self-Identifying Men Who Have Sex With Men (Nimsm) and Their Partners into Sound Organizational Policy and Practice in the Okanagan. The application includes: a rationale for the project; budget information; a timeline; a list of co-investigators; a confidentiality agreement form; list of collaborators; and an eight page project proposal.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

Sex out of the City (Out of the bushes and into the bedrooms): The Mating and Dating Habits of the Rural Male in BC

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Pages: 
33
Summary: 
The document describes the process and findings of a community based research project designed to discover the habits of men who have sex with men (MSM) in rural communities in BC.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

Hepatitis C

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Pages: 
55
Summary: 
A training manual about Hepatitis C for people giving preventive education presentations. The manual includes: steps for getting started; a barriers to care section that explores the influence of values and attitudes on learning; info about injection drug use; a detailed presentation about Hepatitis C including: history, facts and figures, definitions, the liver, info about the progression of the disease, symptoms, transmission, prevention, testing, treatments, co-infections and support for people living with HCV; a definition and strategies for harm reduction; info about safe sex, safer sex, and unsafe sex; condom facts and how to use condoms correctly; a glossary of terms.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

Hepatitis C 101

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Date: 
2002-10
Pages: 
25
Summary: 
The authors use words, pictures, and charts to relate information about hepatitis C. The PowerPoint presentation includes: definitions of hepatitis A,B and C; a history of Hepatitis C; facts and figures; info about the liver and the progression of the disease; info about symptoms, transmission, prevention, testing, co-infection, treatments, support and living with HCV.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

Hepatitis C Information Project Program of the Okanagan (HIPPO) Evaluation Report

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Agency: 
Living Positive Resource Centre, Okanagan
Date: 
2002-03
Pages: 
25
Summary: 
The report is an evaluation of the work undertaken by the Hepatitis C Information Project Program of the Okanagan (HIPPO) during the fiscal year 2001/2002. The report includes background information about the project; objectives and goals of the project; a description of the framework used to evaluate the project; details about internal and external challenges the project has encountered; successes of the project; recommendations for the fiscal year 2002/03; and concluding comments.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

Living Positive Resource Centre, Okanagan Pamphlet

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
The pamphlet describes what HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C are as well as the programs and services available at the Living Positive Resource Centre, (LPRC) Okanagan.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

The Business Case for HIV/AIDS: The facts, the options, the bottom line

Publication type: 
Miscellaneous
Pages: 
24
Summary: 
A PowerPoint presentation about HIV/AIDS in the workforce.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS
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