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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 






Dear ICAD members:

We are pleased to share information about our current study, ‘The HIV Stigma and IME Project: An Exploratory Study Assessing and Understanding HIV-Related Stigma Among African Immigrants Living With HIV in Alberta, Who Have Had HIV-Testing During the Immigration Medical Examination (IME) Process’ with you.

This study will help us understand the experience of HIV testing during the immigration medical examination process, as well as the experience of stigma. It will provide us with information that will provide insight to how HIV testing is experienced by African immigrants, how services and care are accessed, and if stigma is experienced during the immigration testing process.

We are a … Read more 


For Immediate Release

One step further: Canadian Positive People Network / Réseau Canadien Des Personnes Séropositives now registered as a Not-for Profit Organization, retains links to GNP+

Following the International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in July 2015 in Vancouver, the Canadian Positive People Network (CPPN)/ Réseau Canadien Des Personnes Séropositives (RCPS) is pleased to announce it is now officially registered as a corporation, a community-based network for and by people living with HIV under the New Canadian Not for Profit (NFP) Act.

“People living with HIV in Canada have taken a bold new step forward to form our own national network as we demand our … Read more