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Lyon, Wednesday October 9th, 2019 The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria Replenishment Conference French Civil Society Declaration   The Global Fund Replenishment Conference is opening today in Lyon, France. The French President and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria have set a target of raising at least 14 billion dollars for 2020-2022, which will save 16 million additional lives. An increase of the French contribution by at least 25% is a prerequisite to reach this target. The success of the Global Fund Replenishment Conference depends on it. This increase of at least 270 million euros represents more than 342,000 deaths and 5 million new … Read more 


 

The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON  K1A 0A2 CC: Honourable Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development Honourable Minister Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs Honourable Jane Philpott, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government Honourable Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health February 14, 2019 Dear Canada, In 2016, you pledged CDN $804 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria (The Global Fund). We, the undersigned advocates, activists and representatives of communities living with, affected by and vulnerable to the three diseases in Canada have welcomed your contributions and leadership … Read more 


 

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African and Caribbean Network (CHABAC) would like to announce the fifth annual African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, 2019 to help raise awareness of HIV and contribute to addressing HIV-related stigma in Canada’s African, Caribbean and Black communities.  This year’s message is: Start a Conversation. Know your Health Options. End the Stigma. Please join us in commemorating African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day!   Plan a local event. 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 … Read more 


 


 

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 […]

 


 


 

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