The Play It Safer Network is a community based network located in northern Manitoba. Our goal is to implement a community based (Northern Manitoba/Saskatchewan) strategy to address STBBIs (sexually transmitted/blood borne infections) and Harm Reduction through education, prevention, treatment, and medical and social supports
Our goal will be achieved by:
The Network welcomes anyone who lives in northern Manitoba/Saskatchewan and is living with, affected by, or has an interest in issues related to HIV/AIDS, STIs, Hepatitis C, and Harm Reduction. The Network strives to have broad representation from all communities and sectors.
Way Back When...
The Northern AIDS Network now known as the Play It Safer Network was formed in 1992. Although the name had changed, the goals of the Network continue to stay the same. Some of these goals include: providing awareness and educational information on HIV/AIDS, STIs, and Hepatitis C, addressing needs to improve the social supports for people living with, or affected by HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C, and to continue the communication strategy to maintain and promote partnerships throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan to address these needs. The Network continues to grow and would not have accomplished so much without the support of our membership-47 members and growing. Some of our achievements have been: