Decades of neglect have allowed TB to become the world’s leading infectious killer. By Ms. Brenda Shanahan, MP, Mr. Dean Allison and Ms. Mobina Jaffer, Senator, on behalf of the Global Health Caucus on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, with support from RESULTS Canada. This post first appeared on ICAD’s blog page with Huffington Post Canada .
Irene is a young woman from Vancouver. Over the course of five days, exhaustion and headaches began to take over her previously normal work and daily life. Her doctor told her it was most likely a cold, and advised that she come back a week later if her symptoms persisted. When hallucinations and chills … 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 →
With a new consensus that undetectable equals untransmittable, ending the AIDS epidemic in Canada is much more attainable than we previously thought. This blog first appeared in the Huffington Post Canada . By Laurie Edmiston, CATIE Having turned 60 two months ago, I know there’s nothing quite like a milestone birthday to force you to get serious about your priorities and your future. The HIV response is facing our own wake-up call this Dec. 1 as we mark the 30 th World AIDS Day — a milestone I never imagined we would reach when I started working in HIV 30 years ago. BURAKKARADEMIR VIA GETTY IMAGES I have spent more … Read more →