Positive Prevention Information Sheet Series

Contributing Organization:
Canadian AIDS Society

HIV is everyone's responsibility. Positive prevention encourages people living with HIV to adopt a holistic approach to life that addresses their emotional and sexual needs. It also promotes shared responsibility and collaboration between people living with HIV, their families, friends and communities to adopt effective approaches to ensure health and well-being.


Resources in resource collection

Positive Prevention: Strategies for People Living with HIV

Publication date: 2012
Strategies for People Living with HIV: Detailed pointers on how people living with HIV can protect and improve their sexual health, delay the progression of HIV, promote shared responsibility for protecting sexual health and better advocate and mobilize to effect...

Positive Prevention: Resources

Publication date: 2012
Resources: A list of relevant position statements, policy documents and discussion papers, and other background and educational materials related to positive prevention.

Positive Prevention: Program Elements

Publication date: 2012
Program Elements: An review of how effective positive prevention program address the factors that play a role in HIV risk, including the social determinants of health, universal access to prevention tools, stigma and discrimination and criminalization. It also...

Positive Prevention: Guiding Principles and Values

Publication date: 2011
Guiding Principles and Values: An explanation of the key values that form the basis of positive prevention programs, including The Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA) and human rights, diversity, shared responsibility and empowerment, to name...