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The Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) welcomed today’s announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau that $650 million will be directed over three years towards women’s empowerment, including sexual and reproductive health […]

 


 


 


 

The Medicines Patent Pool released its 2017 prioritization report today selecting five HIV and two hepatitis C compounds for potential licensing agreements. The annual medicines priority report, traditionally reviewing MPP’s target list for HIV, this year expands to important treatments […]

 


 


 

November 16th-17th 2016 GFAN was invited as a Guest of the Chair to the 36th Global Fund Board Meeting in Montreux (Switzerland) and to attend the meetings of the Developed Country NGO Delegation as a permanent observer. This document provides an overview of the Board Meeting process, key documents and important issues, and potential advocacy opportunities for civil society. Download here.


 

Ottawa, 1 November 2016 – The Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African & Caribbean Network (CHABAC) today released its newest fact sheet, “Emerging Prevention Technologies and Canada’s African, Caribbean and Black Communities” .  The HIV prevention landscape is constantly shifting and increasingly complex. Today, there are more proven HIV prevention strategies, and growing knowledge about how to better understand and roll out these approaches in challenging contexts. Emerging prevention technologies, such as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), have many potential benefits. However their uptake in African, Caribbean and Black communities has been slow, due in part to access issues. The purpose of the resource is to provide service providers with an overview of what … Read more