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Le Réseau national sur le VIH/sida et les communautés noires, africaines et caraïbéennes (CHABAC) annonce la cinquième Journée canadienne de sensibilisation au VIH/sida des communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires , le 7 février 2019 , afin de rehausser la sensibilisation au VIH et de contribuer à répondre à la stigmatisation liée au VIH dans les communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires du Canada. Le message de cette année est : Lancez une conversation. Connaissez vos options santé. Faites cesser la stigmatisation. Soyez des nôtres pour commémorer la Journée canadienne de sensibilisation au VIH/sida des communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires!  Planifiez un événement local. Voici quelques idées : Organisez une projection de … Read more 


 

Joignez-vous à nous pour une discussion de table ronde avec Peter Sands, directeur exécutif du Fonds mondial de lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme. À l’approche de la Conférence de reconstitution des ressources de 2019, cette rencontre sera une précieuse occasion pour la société civile de discuter avec M. Sands des raisons d’investir dans le Fonds mondial, des contributions du Canada et du rôle de la société civile et des partenaires dans l’atteinte d’un financement complet.

Le 30 janvier 2019 De 9 h à 10 h 30 (heure de l’Est)
280, rue Albert, Ottawa (étage principal) Connexion à distance : Les détails pour se joindre à l’appel … Read more 


 

By Robin Montgomery, Executive Director, ICAD Today is December 1 – a day when communities around the world commemorate World AIDS Day with efforts that celebrate our successes and pause to remember the millions who we have lost the fight against HIV. World AIDS Day also offers us opportunity to reflect, to re-calibrate, and to mobilize with increased force towards our collective Global Goal to end HIV as a public health threat by 2030. …sirens are blaring with warning that the world is off-track… like, way off track. This year’s World AIDS Day is unlike those that have come before. Today recognizes the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. Yes, … Read more 


 

28 November 2018 – The Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African and Caribbean (CHABAC) Network is hosting community roundtables in Ottawa, Edmonton, Toronto, Calgary and Halifax beginning December 1, 2018 to consult with service providers working with African, Black and Caribbean communities on the development of an African, Caribbean and Black-specific program science model. The initiative, is part of a five-year project (2018-2023) carried out in partnership by the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development, AIDS Committee of Ottawa, Health Association of African Canadians, HIV Community Link, HIV Edmonton and the African Black Diaspora Global Network.

Data shows that African, Caribbean and Black people, whether born in Canada or in so called … Read more 


 

Soyez des nôtres à Ottawa pour un Déjeuner parlementaire soulignant la Journée mondiale du sida de 2018 et la Semaine nationale de sensibilisation au sida chez les Autochtones  

L’événement mettra en vedette des leaders internationaux et de communautés autochtones qui discuteront des efforts pour Combler l’écart dans l’accès aux services de santé et aux services liés au VIH pour les adolescentes et les jeunes femmes, dans le contexte du thème de la SNSSA et de la Journée mondiale du sida de cette année, « Connais ton statut ».

Quoi : Déjeuner parlementaire pour la Journée mondiale du sida et la Semaine nationale de sensibilisation au sida chez les Autochtones

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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 […]

 

IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED TO GET BACK ON TRACK TO END THE THREE EPIDEMICS New report from GFAN details critical need for increased funding to the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria 18 July 2018 (OTTAWA, Canada) – In a report released today , the Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) called for significant increases in international funding to meet the 2030 targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals to end HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. Robin Montgomery, Executive Director of the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development and Alternate Board Member to the Global Fund Board said, “this is an historic opportunity where the world risks losing control of the … Read more 


 

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 


 

 The “Understanding HIV Transmission in African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) Communities Following Arrival in Canada Study” or MSAFIRI project was implemented between 2014 – 2017 with aim of shedding light on HIV acquisition in persons from ACB communities after their arrival in Canada. The findings of the project illustrates how and why ACB are acquiring HIV after they arrive in Canada when they are negative or when born in Canada. Held on May 14, 2018 this webinar engaged with a panel of experts in the field, front-line workers and other service providers working with ACB communities, researchers, policymakers, and community members, in a thoughtful discussion on new, innovative strategies … Read more