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Every year, Canada, along with other signatories of the  2016 United Nations Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030 , reports on its progress towards meeting the commitments.   The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) was contracted by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to solicit feedback from Canadian civil society organizations about the status of, and response to, Canada’s HIV epidemic in the past two years to inform Canada’s submission of the 2020 Global AIDS Monitoring Report (GAM) to the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS). The GAM … Read more 


 


 


 

Thursday, Oct 28th 2020,
With the date of the ICAD AGM (December 10th, 2020), the Board election process has opened! ICAD kindly invites all eligible members to submit their nomination for ICAD’s incoming Board of Directors. The Board consists of four officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer) and not more than five other Directors. Two of these positions are reserved for persons living with HIV.

Six of ICAD’s nine Board positions are up for election this year. Directors are elected for a two-year term at the Annual General Meeting on December 10th, 2020 during ICAD’s virtual AGM . ICAD strongly encourages persons from all regions of Canada (particularly outside of … Read more 


 


 

13 July 2020 (Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African and Caribbean Network – CHABAC) – CHABAC is thrilled to present the finalized bilingual version of its Program Science Model Training Resource and the final bilingual working draft of its Program Science Model. We would like to thank all those who contributed to this work, and welcome your feedback and interest in the ACB specific Program Science Model we have developed as part of our PHAC CAF funded project. We look forward to refining this model with feedback from our network, and will be posting a webinar recorded at the Canada Pavillion at AIDS 2020 where CHABAC Co-Chair Kwaku Adomako, CHABAC Coordinator James … Read more 


 

May 21 st , 2020 – At a moment of public health crisis in Canada due to COVID-19, the Healthcare for All National Coalition is calling on the federal government to work closely with provincial and territorial governments to ensure access to healthcare for all people living in Canada. Together with over 200 civil society organizations from coast-to-coast, the coalition has  sent an open letter  to the federal government calling for access to healthcare for all people living in Canada, including those currently living in detention, regardless of immigration and citizenship status.
Carole Benedicte Ze, a refugee claimant from Cameroon who was initially refused access to testing after contracting COVID-19 … Read more 


 

The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) and Results Canada are pleased to jointly launch two new resources focusing on the collaborative TB and HIV response. The resources, ‘ Moving Forward from the Canadian Policy Dialogue on TB and HIV: Key Policy and Programming Considerations for the Canadian Response to TB and HIV ‘ and ‘ Implementing the UN Declaration on Tuberculosis: A Guide for Canadian Community Organizations Involved in the Response to TB and HIV ’ are a result of a multi-sectoral policy dialogue on TB and HIV hosted by our two organizations and the work of a national Advisory Committee.

The global TB and HIV epidemics fuel … Read more 


 

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