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HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal People

Stefan Matiation

HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal People

problems of jurisdiction and funding : a discussion paper

by Stefan Matiation

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Published by Canadian HIV-AIDS Legal Network = Réseau juridique canadien VIH-SIDA in Montréal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in medical care -- Canada.,
  • Exclusive and concurrent legislative powers -- Canada.,
  • HIV-positive persons -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada,
  • HIV-positive persons -- Medical care -- Canada -- Finance.,
  • Health services accessibility -- Canada.,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada -- Finance.,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Medical care -- Canada -- Finance.,
  • Regional medical programs -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Stefan Matiation for the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.
    ContributionsCanadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 40 p. ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19296028M

    The idea of an inventory of government-funded Aboriginal HIV and AIDS services grew from two processes that have great potential to transform the sector’s response to the epidemic. The past three years have seen some notable developments in the area of HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment and care for Aboriginal people in B.C.   New national statistics released from the Australasian Sexual Health and HIV&AIDS Conferences today reveal that HIV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is at an all-time high, with seeing the highest number diagnosed with HIV since

    Australian HIV diagnoses, , by Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander status & exposure category 50% 8% 12% 21% 1% 8% Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Men who have sex with men Men who have sex with men and injecting drug use Injecting drug use Heterosexual contact Mother-to-child 76% 4% 3% 13% 4% Australian born non-Indigenous. Sexual partnering and risk of HIV/STD among Aboriginals Article (PDF Available) in Canadian journal of public health. Revue canadienne de santé publique 90(3) .

    EXAMINING HIV/AIDS AMONG THE ABORIGINAL POPULATION IN CANADA in the post-residential school era By J. Kevin Barlow, Introduction The purpose of this review is to examine current literature to determine whether there is a link between the legacy of residential schools and HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency. The number of people who died or were infected with HIV/AIDS in Canada this year was small compared to the rest of the world; however, one group in .


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HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal People by Stefan Matiation Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cain R, Jackson R, Prentice T, Collins E, Mill J, Barlow K. The experience of HIV diagnosis among Aboriginal people living with HIV/AIDS and depression. Qual Health Res. ; 23 (6)– doi: /Cited by: HIV/AIDS AND INDIGENOUS POPULATIONS IN CANADA AND SUB­SAHARAN AFRICA 1. Colonization The colonization of people and lands is an issue which affects the health of indigenous populations across the globe.

(Note that in this context, the term “colonization” does not refer exclusively to the. Research on HIV/AIDS in aboriginal people: a background paper: final report Unknown Binding – by University of Manitoba.

Canada. (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: University of Manitoba. Canada. Footnote 58 As discussed in the Population-Specific HIV/AIDS Status Report: Aboriginal Peoples, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and two-spirit Aboriginal people can face homophobia from within Aboriginal communities as well as racist and homophobic discrimination from the broader Canadian society.

the response to HIV/AIDS for Aboriginal people in federal and provincial/territorial prisons. The report found that a variety of organizations are involved in delivering prevention, care, treatment and support services to Aboriginal peoples, including community-based HIV/AIDS organizations; Aboriginal HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal People book organizations; otherFile Size: 2MB.

HIV and AIDS in Aboriginal communities. In Canada, Aboriginal people have higher HIV rates than non-Aboriginal populations. First Nations, Métis and Inuit make up roughly 3% of the Canadian population yet represent an estimated % of new HIV infections. International Policy Dialogue on HIV/AIDS and Indigenous Peoples in Ottawa, Canada, October 21‐23, Through panel presentations, plenary discussion and break‐out sessions, participants discussed the unique impact of HIV/AIDS on File Size: KB.

Indigenous people made up % of the Canadian population in They are over-represented in the HIV epidemic, representing about 11% of all new HIV infections ( new infections) in HIV incidence has increased in Indigenous populations sincewhen an estimated new HIV infections occurred.

HIV/AIDS and the Broader Determinants of Health in an Aboriginal Context 4 being. In Canada, the social determinants of health serve as an appropriate and effective lens from which to understand the origins of disparities in the health status of individuals and populations.

Individual decisions and broaderFile Size: KB. Read - Aboriginal People and Incarceration Issues Related to HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and Residential Schooling: Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network - desLibris.

Frominformation on Indigenous status, obtained through self-identification as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, was routinely sought at notification of HIV infection and AIDS for people newly diagnosed in the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Western by: In Canada, Aboriginal people represent about 3% of the country’s population, while the HIV infection rate among Aboriginal people accounts for approximately 5% to 8 % of HIV cases reported in Canada.

With the high rates of poverty and substance abuse in many Aboriginal communities, coupled with discrimination and stigma and the legacy of colonialism. Get this from a library.

HIV/AIDS and Aboriginal people: problems of jurisdiction and funding: a discussion paper. [Stefan Matiation; Canada. Health Canada.; Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.; Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network.]. Residential Schools, Prisons, and HIV/AIDS among Aboriginal People in Canada: Exploring the Connections × MUPO $ SUPO $ / user X $ Add to cart.

Share this book. HIV/AIDS AND ABORIGINAL PEOPLE: PROBLEMS OF JURISDICTION AND FUNDINGIII The following issues relating to jurisdiction, HIV/AIDS, and Aborigi-nal people were raised during the consultation process: Ł funding problems, including the adequacy and sources of funding; Ł the impact of divisions between federal and provincial/territorial gov.

But for much-needed progress to be made, the stigma and discrimination borne by aboriginal people with AIDS must end, according to the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network. That’s why the network is calling on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit leaders ahead of Valentine’s Day, and asking them to speak out on the issue in public.

One hundred and sixty-seven articles on HIV/AIDS were published in the 14 Aboriginal newspapers between and Of these articles, all of the ‘anecdotal’ articles [those that presented stories about individuals’ experiences with HIV/AIDS] (n=34) and an approximate 25% random sample of the ‘scientific’ or ‘factual’ articles [focused on epidemiological findings, Cited by: Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network Œ Cooper Street Ottawa, ON K2P 2H7 Toll free: Tel: () Fax: () Email: [email protected] Website: DISCRIMINATION, HIV/AIDS AND ABORIGINAL PEOPLE.

ii transformation where they have learned to embrace their new identities. Life experiences of Aboriginal community members in Canada that were infected by HIV/AIDS (APHAs). Overview. Aboriginal peoples are a key population identified in The Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada.

The status report presents current Canadian information about the impact of HIV/AIDS among Aboriginal peoples—First Nations, Inuit and Métis—in Canada, including a demographic profile of the population; epidemiological data about HIV and AIDS in the.

v Definitions Aboriginal people or Aboriginal – includes Métis, Inuit, and First Nations regardless of where they live in Canada or whether they are “registered” under the Indian Act of Canada. AIDS – acquired immune deficiency syndrome is an illness occurring after HIV infection that sufficiently compromises a person’s immune Size: KB.Get this from a library!

Research on HIV/AIDS in aboriginal people: a background paper: final report. [University of Manitoba. Northern Health Research Unit.; .This website provides up to date resources on HIV for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and health services across Australia.

It is also intended to support health professionals and educators, with information on latest data on HIV among Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities, key research projects, and links to.