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Canada Steps Up its Fight against the World’s Most Deadly Diseases with an Historic Commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

ICAD and ICASO applaud Canada for its continued global leadership at this critical moment in history in the fight against three of the world’s most devastating communicable diseases.

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22 August June 2019 (Toronto, ON) – Today, Canada has once again demonstrated its firm commitment to accelerating progress in global health and development, to advancing the rights and health of women and girls, and to improving the health of the poorest and most vulnerable worldwide. ICAD and ICASO welcome Canada’s continued and historic … Read more 


 

The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON  K1A 0A2 CC: Honourable Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development Honourable Minister Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs Honourable Jane Philpott, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government Honourable Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health February 14, 2019 Dear Canada, In 2016, you pledged CDN $804 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria (The Global Fund). We, the undersigned advocates, activists and representatives of communities living with, affected by and vulnerable to the three diseases in Canada have welcomed your contributions and leadership … Read more 


 


 

Please join us for a roundtable discussion with Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. As the Global Fund prepares for the 2019 Replenishment, this will be a valuable opportunity for Canadian civil society to engage with Mr. Sands about the Global Fund’s Case for Investment, Canada’s contributions to the Global Fund, and the role of civil society and partners in getting to a fully funded Global Fund.  

January 30th, 2019 9:00 am-10:30 am ET
280 Albert Street, Ottawa, Main Floor Remotely: Connection details will be sent to registered participants

Please RSVP to Kate Alexander at kalexander@icad-cisd.com by January 25th and indicate whether … Read more 


 


 

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 


 

For immediate release ICAD Applauds the Government of France as Host to the 6th Replenishment Conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria OTTAWA, Canada, 17 May, 2018—The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) congratulates President Emmanuel Macron on his global health leadership and renewed commitment to tackle HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with France’s announcement to host the 6th Global Fund Replenishment Conference in 2019. The Replenishment Conference is a global gathering that convenes world leaders, private sector partners, and community and civil society to demonstrate the strength of the Global Fund partnership model in mobilizing political will that is matched by ambitious funding commitments for … Read more