HIV Basics [➦]
• General population
• Informative brochure
Release Date and Last Update
2016 (updated in 2019)
This brochure explains in an accessible language what is HIV, propagation contexts and provides safety measures to protect yourself and sex partners. It also displays information on treatments, pre/post medication and provides a link to Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network’s website for the latest legislative developments. It ends on an invitation to get tested for HIV and helpful resources if the test results are positive.
*** Note that this description was written by the author of the review. ***
CATIE. (2019). HIV basics. Retrieved from https://orders.catie.ca/book/hiv-basic-facts/
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The brochure’s tone is reassuring and carries a message of hope with the latest medical breakthroughs. It approaches HIV in a serious way while removing the stigmas on seropositivity.
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