Whitehorse I-Track Report
Whitehorse I-Track Report: Monitoring Risk Behaviour Among People Who Inject or Inhale Drugs in Whitehorse, Yukon.
People who inject drugs are at increased risk for acquiring blood-borne infections such as HIV and Hepatitis C, through the use of contaminated drug equipment. Yukon has the highest reported rate of HCV in Canada. Little is known about people who use drugs in Yukon and the rates of HIV and HCV in this populations.
I-Track is a national enhanced surveillance system of urban-based IDU’s in Canada. For the first time, Whitehorse was selected as a participating sentinel site in Phase 3 of the I-Track survey, with the aim to describe the patterns of drug injecting practices, sexual risk behaviour and HIV testing behaviour among IDU’s in Whitehorse.
Supporting Someone with HIV or Hepatitis C
This handy easy-to-read booklet was designed specifically for Yukon First Nation communities to provide guidance and tools in how to support community members living with HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C. It incorporates useful information and tips for supporting someone you love living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C.
CHP Resource Manual
For Aboriginal community health professionals in rural Yukon communities.