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ICAD signs on to call to action. Stimulus Conference - October 3, 2018. We, a coalition of Canadian organizations with legal, human rights, harm reduction and lived experience representation, call on our provincial and federal governments to accelerate their response […]

 

ICAD signs on to Statement: We, the undersigned members of communities affected by tuberculosis (TB), civil society organizations and networks, and individuals, recognize and appreciate this momentous occasion of the first United Nations High-Level Meeting on the Fight to End […]

 

To:   The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Langevin Block Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2   CC:   The Honourable Ginette Petitpas-Taylor, P.C., M.P.          The Honourable Jane Philpot, P.C., M.P.          The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, P.C., M.P. August 29, 2018 Dear Prime Minister, In 2017, you addressed the UN General Assembly, speaking to Canada’s commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Indigenous rights in Canada and globally. At the onset of this year’s UN General Assembly during the High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Tuberculosis (TB), you will have an opportunity to update Member States and the world on how Canada has progressed towards the SDGs with its domestic … Read more 


 

IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED TO GET BACK ON TRACK TO END THE THREE EPIDEMICS New report from GFAN details critical need for increased funding to the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria 18 July 2018 (OTTAWA, Canada) – In a report released today , the Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) called for significant increases in international funding to meet the 2030 targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals to end HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. Robin Montgomery, Executive Director of the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development and Alternate Board Member to the Global Fund Board said, “this is an historic opportunity where the world risks losing control of the … Read more 


 

Dear friends and colleagues, It is with tremendous sadness that we share the news that CHABAC’s co-chair, Robert Bardston, has passed away. Robert was a steadfast advocate who held many issues near to his heart. He fought against racism, homophobia and stigma related to HIV, mental health and ageing.   While many of us knew Robert for his role on CHABAC, CPPN or one of the many other groups he was committed to, he was also a gifted cellist and cello teacher, and an avid promoter of using the arts in community-based work. This tribute from former students of his is a testament to his work:   https://vimeo.com/254444975    and a recent performance … Read more 


 

 The “Understanding HIV Transmission in African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) Communities Following Arrival in Canada Study” or MSAFIRI project was implemented between 2014 – 2017 with aim of shedding light on HIV acquisition in persons from ACB communities after their arrival in Canada. The findings of the project illustrates how and why ACB are acquiring HIV after they arrive in Canada when they are negative or when born in Canada. Held on May 14, 2018 this webinar engaged with a panel of experts in the field, front-line workers and other service providers working with ACB communities, researchers, policymakers, and community members, in a thoughtful discussion on new, innovative strategies … Read more 


 

For immediate release ICAD Applauds the Government of France as Host to the 6th Replenishment Conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria OTTAWA, Canada, 17 May, 2018—The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) congratulates President Emmanuel Macron on his global health leadership and renewed commitment to tackle HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with France’s announcement to host the 6th Global Fund Replenishment Conference in 2019. The Replenishment Conference is a global gathering that convenes world leaders, private sector partners, and community and civil society to demonstrate the strength of the Global Fund partnership model in mobilizing political will that is matched by ambitious funding commitments for … Read more 


 

Why does gender matter in the fight to end the TB epidemic?
How does TB affect women and maternal health?
Gender is a key priority for the Canadian government, how can Canada take a leadership role in the TB response?
What role does Canadian civil society have to play?

ICAD and RESULTS Canada invite you to join us for an
online discussion to learn more.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET

Register Free

Gender and TB : Gender is an area often neglected by those seeking to end the TB epidemic. While men tend to disproportionately contract the disease, TB has a significant impact on women worldwide. TB … Read more 


 

ICAD requires the services of a highly-skilled consultant to work with CHABAC’s National Steering Committee, National Community Alliance and the National Program Coordinator to develop an ACB-specific program science model and develop and deliver its training curriculum and related evaluation tools. Deadline for applications: Thursday, April 12 2018 at 9:00am ET. A. BACKGROUND ICAD is a coalition of over 100 Canadian organizations and individuals that provides leadership in the response of Canadian international development organizations and Canadian HIV organizations to reduce the impact of the HIV epidemic at home and abroad. Founded in 1989, the Coalition is made up of Canadian AIDS service organizations, international development non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, … Read more 


 

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 … Read more