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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 

This info sheet explores the role of public health law, including coercive interventions, in addressing behaviours that carry a significant risk of transmitting HIV. This document describes public health law in very general terms. The law that applies in a given jurisdiction may be different from the general description. If you want more details about the public health law that applies in a given jurisdiction, consult a lawyer in that jurisdiction.