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Decades of neglect have allowed TB to become the world’s leading infectious killer. By Ms. Brenda Shanahan, MP, Mr. Dean Allison and Ms. Mobina Jaffer, Senator, on behalf of the Global Health Caucus on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, with support from RESULTS Canada. This post first appeared on ICAD’s blog page with Huffington Post Canada .

Irene is a young woman from Vancouver. Over the course of five days, exhaustion and headaches began to take over her previously normal work and daily life. Her doctor told her it was most likely a cold, and advised that she come back a week later if her symptoms persisted. When hallucinations and chills … Lire la suite 


 


 


 


 


 

La quatrième Journée canadienne de sensibilisation au VIH/sida des communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires approche à grands pas! Soyez des nôtres le 7 février 2018 , afin de rehausser la sensibilisation au VIH et de contribuer à répondre à la stigmatisation liée au VIH dans les communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires du Canada. Planifiez un événement local et ajoutez-le à notre répertoire d’événements en remplissant ce formulaire . Voici quelques idées : Organisez une projection de la vidéo « Le Test » , suivie d’une discussion Associez-vous à un site local de dépistage du VIH pour encourager les gens à se faire dépister le 7 février Organisez un événement culturel … Lire la suite 


 

This blog first appeared in the Huffington Post Canada .  By Heather Johnston and James Orbinski, Dignitas International On December 1 st , we marked another World AIDS Day in the global fight against the epidemic. As a result of key investments over the past two decades, primarily through the leadership of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR),   millions of deaths and new infections have been averted . According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, of the 120 billion USD invested globally for HIV programs to date, more than 72 billion USD came through PEPFAR . Last year alone, with a PEPFAR investment of   6.8 … Lire la suite 


 


 

This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post Canada. By Shelley Garnham, RESULTS Canada I have a particular affinity for Isaac Newton’s famous quote,   “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”   I’ve always been short — except for a brief time in grade four when I hit average height, and then apparently stopped growing altogether. So I’ve spent most of my life getting quite good at strategizing how best to amplify my view. I have, on occasion, been known to climb atop furniture/counters/shoulders when needed. I know how valuable a boost up can be. Whether literal or metaphorical, gaining a little … Lire la suite