Questions and answers: Inclusive practice in the prevention of sexually transmitted and blood borne infections among ethnocultural minorities

This document provides evidence-informed answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding the prevention of sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBIs) among ethnocultural minorities. The goal of this resource is to help community organizations, health professionals, educators and others to develop and implement evidence-informed STBBI prevention interventions and programs that address the needs of ethnocultural minorities. The document discusses the social, structural, and economic determinants of vulnerability to STBBIs, key considerations for STBBI prevention and promising practices for STBBI prevention that meet the needs of diverse ethnocultural communities.

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Published by: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Date: 2014
Type: Guidelines and manuals
Language(s): English, French
Topic(s): Hepatitis C
HIV
Infections and cancers
       > Sexually transmitted infections
Prevention interventions
Social determinants of health
       > Culture, race, and ethnicity
Specific Population(s): Ethnocultural communities
Programming: Program delivery
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