Programming Connection

Raising HIV/STI Awareness in Aboriginal Communities 

Aboriginal peoples are disproportionately impacted by HIV, other sexually transmitted infections and hepatitis C. Aboriginal-specific programs that raise awareness of STIs and deal with broader challenges facing Aboriginal communities may be one way to complement existing services among Aboriginal peoples.

Case studies

Case study

A program that incorporates indigenous traditions into HIV, STI and hepatitis prevention education in Aboriginal communities by drawing on the strengths of women as natural leaders in their communities.

Case study

A program that brings HIV and Hepatitis C related education and support to rural and remote First Nations communities.

Case study

Two short workshops for First Nations and Inuit youth about contraception, protection against STIs and prevention of intimate partner violence.