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Global Fund Board Unanimously Supports Amendment to Decision on Financing of Hepatitis C Treatment

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21 November 2014

Below: Implementer Bloc Statement on Investing in Hepatitis C Treatment

Decision Points:


1. The Board acknowledges the Strategy, Investment and Impact Committee's (the "SIIC") plan to develop recommendations for consideration at the March 2015 Board meeting on the Global Fund's role in funding treatment of co-infections and co-morbidities of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, and directs the Secretariat to engage and collaborate with partners to support the SIIC's development of such recommendations.

2. As an interim measure until there is an outcome to those deliberations, where there is a currently approved budget for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment within an existing Global Fund grant, the Global Fund may continue to fund such a treatment up to approved budget amount, as set forth in GF/B32/22, and may otherwise permit continuation of Global Fund funded HCV treatment programs during this interim period with new grants in these countries up to previously approved budgeted levels.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014 14:11

Event: Parliamentary Breakfast

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AAAW Parliamentary Breakfast

Closing the Gap: Gender and HIV in Aboriginal Communities in Canada

3 December 2014; Parliament Hill
Ottawa, ON

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada and the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) would like to invite you to honour Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week by joining us for a Parliamentary Breakfast:

Co-Hosted by the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (HAT) Parliamentary Caucus.

This event will bring together the diverse voices of women, youth and two -spirit people to explore the issues of gender and HIV among Aboriginal communities in Canada.

  • Art Zoccole, Executive Director, 2 Spirited People of the 1st Nations
  • Jessica Danforth, Youth Coordinator, National Indigenous Youth Council on HIV/AIDS (CAAN)
  • Kerrigan Beaver, Board Member, Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, 7:30am-9:00am EST
Where: Parliamentary Dining Room, Centre Block

Event agenda available here.

To RSVP, please contact Shayna Buhler no later than 5:00pm EST on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (613) 233 7440 ext. 114



Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014 19:22

DFATD launches a new Call for Proposals to advance Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

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Dear Friends,

As many of you have heard, an important and exciting funding announcement was made yesterday that promises great strides in furthering Canada's commitment to improving maternal, newborn and child health globally. The announcement made by the Minister for International Development and Minister for la Francophonie, the Honourable Christian Paradis, was delivered at the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. The launch of this much-anticipated call for proposals is open to Canadian NGOs, civil society groups and private sector organizations with experience implementing international development programming and MNCH interventions more specifically. It will fund initiatives for up to 5 years and will help to reduce maternal and child mortality and improve the health of women and children in 40 developing countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. With a total allocation of $370 million to the Partnerships for Strengthening Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, the focus will be on 1) strengthening health systems; 2) reducing the burden of disease; 3) improving nutrition, and; 3) ensuring accountability for results. All initiatives must also integrate DFATD's three cross-cutting themes of: environmental sustainability, gender equality and governance.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 November 2014 14:30

Fact Sheets: 2012 HIV/AIDS Attitudinal Tracking Survey

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The Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control of the Public Health Agency of Canada, commissioned the "2012 HIV/AIDS Attitudinal Tracking Survey". The final report (2012 Report) is currently available on the Library and Archives website. The report describes findings of the third cycle of a public opinion research study (previous cycles in 2003 and 2006) examining awareness, knowledge, attitudes and behaviour related to HIV/AIDS. The Report also includes, for the first time, similar measures related to hepatitis C.

The Agency is pleased to provide you with 5 fact sheets which explore specific findings of 2012 Report related to:

These fact sheets have been developed to provide context to the 2012 Report by comparing key report findings to what we currently know about HIV and hepatitis C in Canada. These fact sheets can be used to support the development of awareness, knowledge translation or capacity building activities related to HIV or hepatitis C.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014 19:04

SAVE THE DATE: Webinar: HIV, Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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Monday November 10th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm ET

This webinar will help connect the dots and offer greater clarity in the complex three-year design process towards the post-2015 development agenda. Featured speakers will present an overview of the process thus far and insight on how -sexual and reproductive health rights, gender and HIV fit into this new global blueprint for sustainable development. Key issues, challenges and opportunities for engagement will be discussed.


  • Post-2015 Development Agenda: Overview of process and opportunities for influence, Fraser Reilly-King (CCIC)
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Gender and the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Sandeep Prasad (High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development)
  • HIV and the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Melissa Ditmore (Civil Society Working Group on HIV in the Post-2015 Development Agenda)
  • Discussion

To register please contact Shayna Buhler at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Registration is open to participants in Canada.

This webinar will be available in English only.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 November 2014 19:17

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