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October 19, 2017, Toronto, CANADA and Caracas, VENEZUELA Venezuela is in the middle of an unprecedented, state-made, complex humanitarian emergency with severe and widespread social consequences, including for people living with and affected by HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, ICASO and ACCSI said today in launching a new report. International inaction has set the stage for a rapidly worsening disaster in 2018. “In May 2017, the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria voted to support a regional response to the crisis,” said Mary Ann Torres, executive director of ICASO. “But this has not yet materialized.” Venezuela’s government denies the crisis, and blocks publication of health data … Read more 


 

For immediate release ICAD Welcomes Canada’s First Feminist International Assistance Policy and its Potential Impact on the Government’s Global HIV Commitments to Reach the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals 9 June 2017 (Ottawa) – ICAD applauds the much anticipated unveiling of Canada’s first feminist International Assistance Policy by Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Marie-Claude Bibeau, targeting gender equality and women’s rights, including sexual and reproductive health rights, and initiatives that will make significant contribution to improving the health and lives of the most vulnerable. ICAD also congratulates Minister Bibeau on her strong leadership to ensure an inclusive International Assistance Review process from which this new feminist development policy has … Read more 


 

Canadian civil society congratulates Canada for uniting world leaders in the fight against three of the world’s most devastating diseases MONTRÉAL 17 September 2016  – Today, in a show of commitment to global health and development, world leaders pledged a total of US$12.9 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria during its Fifth Replenishment Conference, hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Montreal, Quebec from September 16-17. “Driven by Canada’s leadership, the world has seized this critical moment in the fight to end AIDS, TB and malaria,”  said Robin Montgomery, Executive Director of the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD). “The new funding will not … Read more 


 

Montreal, Canada, September 17, 2016 – The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), International Council Of Aids Service Organizations (ICASO) and RESULTS Canada applaud global leaders as well as Canadian and international communities for meeting the US13 billion target to fully fund the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for 2017-2019. “RESULTS Canada is delighted world leaders have stepped up to meet the US13 billion target. We are proud of citizen advocates who have worked so hard for this moment – their work will make a real difference to people at risk of or living with AIDS, TB and malaria,” says Lauren Dobson-Hughes, Executive Director at RESULTS … Read more 


 

OTTAWA, Canada, 09 May, 2016— The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), RESULTS Canada, and ICASO congratulate the Government of Canada on its global health leadership and commitment to the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria globally. Today, the Prime Minister announced Canada will host world leaders for the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund). This global gathering will convene world leaders to mobilize ambitious funding commitments for the period of 2017-2019. Investments of this level will drive transformative change to the trajectory of these three global epidemics, and will improve global health more broadly. “A fully funded Global Fund … Read more