Why is the HLM on tuberculosis (TB) important for Canada’s HIV and TB civil society? How does TB affect people living in Canada? How can you get involved in Canadian and global advocacy efforts in lead up to the HLM on TB?
ICAD and RESULTS Canada invite you to join us for an online discussion to learn more.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET Register Free Killing 1.7 million people in 2016, TB is the most deadly infectious disease and leading cause of death for people with HIV around the world. In September 2018 the world will gather at the United Nations for the High-Level Meeting on … Read more →
“Her decades of experience fighting the epidemic and campaigning for the human rights of those affected by it make her the perfect person to help lead the delegation’s work at this crucial time in the response.” 11 January 2018 (Washington, D.C.) — After a thorough selection process, the Developed Country NGO delegation to the Board of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is delighted to announce that it has selected Robin Montgomery to be its new Alternate Board Member. Robin joined the Developed Country NGO delegation in 2014. In addition to her work on the delegation, Robin has been a leader in the civil society response to … Read more →
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 →