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Canada: Meeting the Challenge, the Canada Pavilion at the 2016 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa, brought together AIDS 2016 delegates from Canada and around the world; it showcased Canada’s leadership in the HIV response and provided a meeting place for delegates to meet, share their experiences and learn from each other. The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), in partnership with CATIE, (the Project Team) led the development and execution of the Canada Pavilion at AIDS 2016, with the assistance of a national advisory committee.  The Canada Pavilion showcased the Canadian response to HIV through six key mechanisms: an electronic collection of Canadian resources available; … Read more 

This gap analysis was undertaken as part of the Strengthening the Capacity of Service Providers to Deliver HIV Prevention Programs to the African Diaspora in Canada project. This project aims to ensure that African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) Communities in Canada are meaningfully engaged in HIV prevention efforts. It also intends to build the capacity of service providers, both mainstream as well as African and Caribbean Diaspora and Black-specific, so that they are better equipped to deliver prevention and other HIV services to ACB communities in Canada.

This report provides an overview of the proceedings of the ancillary event called: “Prevention technologies in the broader spectrum of HIV prevention” delivered in conjunction with the 2010 Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research in Saskatoon (May 13, 2010).    The event was supported by a grant from the Canadian HIV Vaccines Initiative (CHVI). The report also summarizes the process and outcome evaluation findings from the perspective of the 35 participants and the three host organizations: the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS), CATIE and the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD).

Research and clinical trials of new HIV prevention technologies, such as vaccines, microbicides and pre-exposure prophylaxis, provide hope for more effective prevention of HIV transmission. Communities are aware of research developments and need timely, accurate information which they can use to inform and engage their members. In response to this need, the Canadian AIDS Society, the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange and the Interagency Coalition on  AIDS and Development, in partnership with the Coalition des organismes Québécois de lutte contre le sida, hosted a one-day meeting in Montreal on March 4, 2010 with 74 registered participants from a variety of communities. International and Canadian presenters provided updates on research, ethics … Read more 

This resource was developed to be used used at the municipal, provincial and national level to enable better planning and delivery of HIV and AIDS programs and services. It is targeted to everyone who is interested or willing to address HIV and AIDS in Black communities in Canada.

HIV/AIDS is having a disproportionate affect on people of African heritage living in Canada. The impact of racism on employment opportunities, access to housing and social mobility is a contributing factor. Other multiple and intersecting factors, such as gender, immigration status, sexual orientation and language also increase vulnerability to and risk of HIV infection.

The Benefits of International Twinning Projects for HIV/AIDS Programming in Canada and for Canadian Organization reports the lessons learned by 20 ASOs who participated in twinning projects with organizations working in HIV/AIDS in developing countries. The report provides convincing arguments as to how ASO programming in Canada has been improved by exposure to international twinning opportunities.