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
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 →
Why is the HLM on tuberculosis (TB) important for Canada’s HIV and TB civil society? How does TB affect people living in Canada? How can you get involved in Canadian and global advocacy efforts in lead up to the HLM on TB?
ICAD and RESULTS Canada invite you to join us for an online discussion to learn more.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET Register Free Killing 1.7 million people in 2016, TB is the most deadly infectious disease and leading cause of death for people with HIV around the world. In September 2018 the world will gather at the United Nations for the High-Level Meeting on … Read more →
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Background The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) is seeking a dynamic and experienced Finance Officer to join a small team with headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario. The Finance Officer is responsible for maintaining financial, accounting, and some administrative and personnel services in accordance with Canadian accounting standards for the not-for-profit, charitable sector. ICAD operates in a virtual office environment and the incumbent will be required to work from their home. ICAD is a coalition of approximately 100 AIDS service organizations (ASOs), NGOs, international development organizations, trade unions, faith-based organizations and individuals involved in HIV and AIDS and international development. ICAD provides leadership in the … Read more →
“Her decades of experience fighting the epidemic and campaigning for the human rights of those affected by it make her the perfect person to help lead the delegation’s work at this crucial time in the response.” 11 January 2018 (Washington, D.C.) — After a thorough selection process, the Developed Country NGO delegation to the Board of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is delighted to announce that it has selected Robin Montgomery to be its new Alternate Board Member. Robin joined the Developed Country NGO delegation in 2014. In addition to her work on the delegation, Robin has been a leader in the civil society response to … Read more →
The fourth annual African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is fast approaching! Join us on February 7, 2018 to help raise awareness of HIV and contribute to addressing HIV-related stigma in Canada’s African, Caribbean and Black communities. Plan a local event add it to our event map by completing this form. Some ideas for events are: Host a showing of the video “The Test” followed by a discussion Link up with a local HIV testing site to encourage HIV testing on February 7th Hold a cultural or artistic event and start a conversation about HIV by distributing condoms and sharing HIV and Awareness Day information Visit blackhivday.ca … Read more →
ICAD requires the services of a highly-skilled consultant to work with ICAD staff to develop both a policy brief and fact sheet focused on Indigenous approaches to harm reduction. Deadline for applications: Monday, November 13, 2017 at 17:00 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/AIDS organizations to reduce the impact of the HIV/AIDS 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, trade unions, educational institutions, academics, researchers and consultants from across the country. … Read more →
- Guide: Harm Reduction Services for Indigenous People Who Use Drugs: Questions and Answers [AIDSLAW/CAAN] April 24, 2017 Harm reduction is proven to engage Indigenous people who use drugs with care, treatment and support. This guide provides you with information related to harm reduction services such as needle and…
- Second World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis June 6, 2017 Coinciding with 23rd International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.The Second World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis will provide a platform to profile and further the conversation on viral…
- Coates: Helping Indigenous Peoples is about more than embracing UN declarations September 20, 2017 By Ken Coates, Ottawa Citizen - The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is about accepting the legitimacy of Indigenous governments and allowing Indigenous Peoples and…
- Our Story November 30, 2015 As the primary Canadian source of information on HIV/AIDS and development, ICAD enables Canada to become one of the most effective and influential nations in contributing to the global response…
- Government of Canada launches call for proposals under its Harm Reduction Fund May 28, 2018 [Public Health Agency of Canada] - Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, launched an open call for proposals to support community projects that will reduce the rate…
- Press Release: Breaking Barriers, Building Connections: Canadian Aboriginal Youth in Global Health August 6, 2015 June 30, Ottawa, CANADA - The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) is pleased to announce that in partnership with Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), it will launch a consortium…