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ICAD is working with Global Affairs Canada (GAC) to recruit two members for the Canadian Delegation to the UN High-Level Meeting on HIV (HLM on HIV). We are recruiting one delegate who is a person living with HIV, and a […]

 

Every year, Canada, along with other signatories of the  2016 United Nations Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030 , reports on its progress towards meeting the commitments.   The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) was contracted by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to solicit feedback from Canadian civil society organizations about the status of, and response to, Canada’s HIV epidemic in the past two years to inform Canada’s submission of the 2020 Global AIDS Monitoring Report (GAM) to the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS). The GAM … Read more 


 


 


 

Thursday, Oct 28th 2020,
With the date of the ICAD AGM (December 10th, 2020), the Board election process has opened! ICAD kindly invites all eligible members to submit their nomination for ICAD’s incoming Board of Directors. The Board consists of four officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer) and not more than five other Directors. Two of these positions are reserved for persons living with HIV.

Six of ICAD’s nine Board positions are up for election this year. Directors are elected for a two-year term at the Annual General Meeting on December 10th, 2020 during ICAD’s virtual AGM . ICAD strongly encourages persons from all regions of Canada (particularly outside of … Read more 


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

24 July 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – ICAD congratulates the International Partnership on Microbicides (IPM) on its announcement today that the European Medicine’s Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion on the dapivirine ring for use by cisgender women ages 18 and older in developing countries to reduce their risk of HIV-1 infection. This announcement is a turning point in the long path towards providing women with an efficacious and affordable HIV prevention option over which they have full control.

The EMA’s opinion is a game changer and we extend a heartfelt congratulations to the scientists, advocates, policy makers, regulators, community members and most of all, to the … Read more 


 

On June 6-7, the ICAD Pedal Pushers joined 21 other teams across the country to raise funds for 14 community-led development projects in Africa through the Canada Africa Partnership Ride . This event has raised over $80,000 and brought 161 riders together for a virtual bike-a-thon and scavenger hunt in a successful pivot from a typically in-person event, and an incredible showing of solidarity with communities in Africa. The Pedal Pushers had riders from Halifax to Edmonton, raising funds for Simba Utano (“Health is Power”), a project that is supporting sexual and reproductive health rights for adolescent girls and young women in Zimbabwe. Together, the 13 Pedal Pushers covered over … Read more