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Below you will find up to date news and supporting community based responses to HIV, Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections and Sexual Health via advocacy, harm reduction, education and health promotion.

Keeping Up With the Evidence (Issue 7): Thinking papers
Posted: November 01, 2018
New update to the ACCH Knowledge Hub! In this issue of KUWTE, we present some articles which provide food for thought for different topics.
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2017-2018 ACCH Annual Report
Posted: October 16, 2018
The 2017-2018 ACCH Annual Report is now available. You can read it here.
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Keeping Up With the Evidence (Issue 6): A sampling of evidence
Posted: October 01, 2018
New update to the ACCH Knowledge Hub! This issue of KUWTE covers a range of topics, including drug checking, peer workers, and safer smoking supplies.
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Keeping Up With the Evidence (Issue Five): Needle and Syringe Programs
Posted: August 01, 2018
New Update to the ACCH Knowledge HUB. This issue is dedicated to recent publications related to needle and syringe programs.
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ACCH - July 2018 Newsletter
Posted: July 06, 2018
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Keeping Up With the Evidence (Issue Four): Sexual and reproductive health of women living with HIV - the CHIWOS project
Posted: May 10, 2018
New Update to the ACCH Knowledge HUB. This issue is dedicated to recent publications coming out of the Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study (CHIWOS).
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Harm Reduction Snapshot
Posted: April 12, 2018
ACCH and AHS have released a document reporting on the result of an environmental scan of harm reduction practices in Alberta. You can access the document here.
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Keeping Up With the Evidence (Issue Three): Youth, substance use and harm reduction
Posted: March 29, 2018
New update to the ACCH Knowledge Hub. This third issue of 'Keeping Up With the Evidence' focuses on recent literature on youth. Three of the four articles provided here are about studies conducted in British Columbia while the last one is from an American study. All articles highlight the highly complex nature of the issues that young people deal with and therefore, the necessity of developing adapted and flexible harm reduction strategies in providing them services.
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ACCH - March 2018 Newsletter
Posted: March 06, 2018
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Keeping Up With the Evidence (Issue Two): Drug testing services
Posted: February 28, 2018
New update to the ACCH Knowledge Hub. This second issue of 'Keeping Up With the Evidence' focuses on literature discussing drug testing as part of harm reduction strategies.
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ACCH - February 2018 Newsletter
Posted: February 05, 2018
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ACCH launches 'Knowledge Hub'
Posted: January 31, 2018
ACCH launches 'Knowledge Hub' which consists of helpful information and links available to our members, stakeholders and the public to provide a clearer vision on topics pertaining to HIV, Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections, Sexual Health, Harm Reduction, Education, Skills Building Training and Health Promotion.
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Imagine - A Film by ACCH and the Positive Voices Caucus
Posted: January 22, 2018
View our new film titled Imagine! Produced by the Alberta Community on HIV (ACCH) in conjunction with the Positive Voices Caucus (PVC). These are the personal stories of Gerry, Marlo, Devon, Chris, Monica, Kim, Harry and Julio.
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Albertans Urged To Check Naloxone Kits
Posted: January 19, 2018
Albertans in possession of naloxone kits are being asked to check the contents to ensure they contain two or three vials of the life-saving drug.
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Announcement: ACCH Special Member’s Meeting February 13, 2018
Posted: January 18, 2018
ACCH Special Member’s meeting February 13, 2018.
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Health Canada: Fentanyl Exposure, Protection, and Treatment Myths and Facts
Posted: January 17, 2018
Health Canada: Fentanyl Exposure, Protection, and Treatment Myths and Facts
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ACCH - January 2018 Newsletter
Posted: January 11, 2018
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We can't ignore opioids. WE CAN SAVE LIVES.
Posted: January 02, 2018
Information on overdose signs and symptoms, where to get Naloxone, Naloxone SAVE ME Steps and further help and support to reduce your risk.
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People Living with HIV/AIDS Needs Assessment
Posted: November 01, 2017
Needs Assessment Report of people living with HIV/AIDS in Alberta - Published by ACCH.
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