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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 […]

 


 


 


 

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 … Lire la suite 


 

Pourquoi la Réunion de haut niveau sur la tuberculose (TB) est-elle importante pour les acteurs de la société civile du domaine du VIH et de la TB au Canada? Comment la TB affecte-t-elle les personnes qui vivent au Canada? Comment pouvez-vous participer aux efforts de plaidoyer canadiens et mondiaux en vue de la Réunion de haut niveau sur la TB?
 
La CISD and RÉSULTATS Canada vous invitent à une discussion informative en ligne. Le mardi 6 mars 2018 De 13 h à 14 h (heure de l’Est) Inscrivez-vous ici  (Ce webinaire se déroulera en anglais seulement.) Ayant emporté 1,7 million de personnes en 2016, la TB est la maladie … Lire la suite 


 

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 … Lire la suite