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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 


 


 


 

Español abajo Virtual meeting with Venezuelan Civil Society – 19 April 2018; 11am EDT The national and regional working groups of organization and people supporting the Civil Society and communities in Venezuela would like to invite all international Civil Society leaders, representative of networks and NGO, members of the Civil Society Delegation at the GFATM, UNITAID and UNAIDS PCB for a meeting to provide a first hand update on the country situation. For this matter, we schedule an English and Spanish call, aim to provide a short update, answer to questions of the participants and agree on some steps. After the virtual meeting, the WG is happy to provide more … Read more 


 


 

Why is the HLM on tuberculosis (TB) important for Canada’s HIV and TB civil society? How does TB affect people living in Canada? How can you get involved in Canadian and global advocacy efforts in lead up to the HLM on TB?
 
ICAD and RESULTS Canada invite you to join us for an online discussion to learn more. 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET Register Free Killing 1.7 million people in 2016, TB is the most deadly infectious disease and leading cause of death for people with HIV around the world. In September 2018 the world will gather at the United Nations for the High-Level Meeting on … Read more 


 


 

This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post Canada. By Shelley Garnham, RESULTS Canada I have a particular affinity for Isaac Newton’s famous quote,   “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”   I’ve always been short — except for a brief time in grade four when I hit average height, and then apparently stopped growing altogether. So I’ve spent most of my life getting quite good at strategizing how best to amplify my view. I have, on occasion, been known to climb atop furniture/counters/shoulders when needed. I know how valuable a boost up can be. Whether literal or metaphorical, gaining a little … Read more