To create supportive environments for Persons Living With HIV/AIDS, to increase public understanding of the impact of HIV/AIDS, and to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Prince Edward Island.
About AIDS P E I COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUP INC
AIDS PEI is guided by the principles of health promotion, population health, and community development. It acknowledges that determinants of health such as gender, social support networks, education, social and physical environments, personal health practices, coping skills, culture, biology and genetic endowment must be addressed if community-based AIDS work is to be effective. It affirms the voices of people living with HIV or AIDS. It is dedicated to developing new and innovative prevention/education initiatives for targeted populations including Youth, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered (GLBT) community, Women, Intravenous Drug Users and those in correctional institutions. Theses initiatives enable individuals to manage their health through access to high quality support and educational programs. AIDS PEI attempts to use community development principles such as capacity building and community ownership in order to achieve these goals. It is committed to sharing resources and