Acknowledgements: Population-specific HIV/AIDS status report: Women


PHAC would like to acknowledge the individuals, population representatives, community representatives, researchers and government officials who contributed their time, expertise and experience to the development of this population-specific HIV/AIDS status report.  Thank you also to members of the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Advisory Committee on AIDS, PHAC staff in the Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control (CCDIC), and PHAC Regional Offices for their insightful contributions at various stages of the report.

Working Group Members

PHAC also acknowledges and thanks the following working group members for their exceptional commitment and for ensuring this report accurately reflects the reality of HIV/AIDS among women in Canada:

  • Jacqueline Arthur, CCDIC, PHAC (Ottawa, ON)
  • Kristen Beausoleil, CCDIC, PHAC (Ottawa, ON)
  • Louise Binder, Canadian Treatment Action Council and Blueprint for Action on Women and Girls and HIV/AIDS (Toronto, ON)
  • Hélène Chalifoux, Québec Region, PHAC (Montréal, QC)
  • Anne Marie DiCenso, Prisoner's AIDS Support and Action Network (Toronto, ON)
  • Brooke Ellis, CCDIC, PHAC (Ottawa, ON)
  • Jocelyne Guay, CCDIC, PHAC (Ottawa, ON)
  • Clare Jackson, CCDIC, PHAC (Ottawa, ON)
  • Lynne Leonard, University of Ottawa, Epidemiology and Community Medicine, HIV Prevention Research Team - Ontario Women's Study (Ottawa, ON)
  • Sharon Milewski, YouthCO AIDS Society (Vancouver, BC)
  • Darlène Palmer, Cactus Montréal (Montréal, QC)
  • Doris Peltier, Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (Wikwemikong, ON)
  • Mary-Beth Pongrac, Correctional Service of Canada (Ottawa, ON)
  • Pascale Robitaille, Eve Robinson, Stella (Montréal, QC)
  • Marcie Summers, Positive Women’s Network (Vancouver, BC)
  • Wangari Tharao, Women’s Health in Women’s Hands (Toronto, ON)
  • Kim Thomas, Canadian AIDS Society (Ottawa, ON)
  • Kristina Tomas, CCDIC, PHAC (Ottawa, ON)
  • Geneviève Tremblay, CCDIC, PHAC (Ottawa, ON)
  • Jenni Vik, CCDIC, PHAC (Ottawa, ON)
  • Tree Walsh, AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador (St. John’s, NL)
  • Sophie Wertheimer, Canadian AIDS Society (Ottawa, ON)
  • Sharon Young, Atlantic Region, PHAC (Halifax, NS)
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