This report provides a detailed overview of key issues affecting people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada, and is part of a series of reports intended to summarize current knowledge about the impact of HIV/AIDS among key populations in Canada. Communities, governments, public health practitioners, non-governmental organizations, researchers, and others are encouraged to use this report to inform the future direction of HIV/AIDS policy, programming, and research to positively affect the health and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS. This series of status reports was initiated to support the actions set out in The Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada.
These reports use determinants of health approach to examine vulnerability to, and resilience against, HIV infection. Determinants of health are the range of social, economic, environmental, and personal factors that influence the health status of individuals and populations. They contribute to vulnerability for HIV infection and continue to affect the health and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS.
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Date of Publication : 2013
Author : Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Catalogue No. : ATI-26459
Language : English
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