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The Political Declaration on Tuberculosis is a turning point in generating the necessary political awareness and financial commitments to end TB. With TB being the number one killer of people living with HIV, the two diseases are closely linked. This guide calls on the TB and HIV communities to join forces for a collaborative response. In order to see real success, governments must commit the resources and policies necessary to drive implementation in their countries at national, regional, and local levels to reach the targets laid out in the Political Declaration. This guide presents a breakdown of the Political Declaration for a Canadian audience, which includes those working to end … Read more 

This resource, by ICAD in partnership with Results Canada, is the result of multi-sectoral policy dialogue on TB and HIV which brought together participants from several sectors, working in many parts of Canada and internationally, including people with lived experience and those most affected in Canada, namely Indigenous and newcomers. Their collective perspectives, experience and wisdom provided an important foundation from which to enhance the TB-HIV response in Canada and was the beginning of an important dialogue in Canada between the two sectors. The resource outlines 12 key policy and programming considerations to inform discussion on ways to move forward in the Canadian response to TB and HIV within Canada … Read more 

Lessons learned from the success of HIV treatment can be applied to HCV. Stigma towards people who inject drugs and those infected with HCV needs to be challenged. HCV presents an opportunity both to address an emerging co‐conspirator in HIV and to demonstrate how the HIV community can adopt inclusive programs and policies and promote the rights of marginalized populations.