RSSArchive for May, 2012

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Welcome to the New CAAN Website!

Welcome to the new CAAN website, we hope you enjoy the new look and the incredible new and updated information. CAAN has been working diligently on behalf of Aboriginal people Living with HIV and AIDS, Aboriginal AIDS Service Organizations and its partners on many fronts. We are proud of the incredible work that was completed […]

Ken Clement

Chief Executive Officer’s Message

By Ken Clement Hello and a Happy New Year everyone, May 2012 bring you all good health, happiness and peace. The past few months have been very busy and filled with many activities. The projects have compelled the CAAN team to think critically while bringing us together to make a difference in the lives of […]

National Programs and Communications Update

National Programs and Communications Update

National Programs and Communications Update By Merv Thomas, National Programs / Communications Manager Tansi! Our work continues with many exciting projects currently being accomplished by CAAN. During these past few months we have held two national conferences, and have attended many others. CAAN Annual General Meeting This year the CAAN Annual General Meeting (AGM) was […]

National Toolkit/Assessing Community Readiness update

National Toolkit/Assessing Community Readiness update

National Toolkit/Assessing Community Readiness update By Monique Fong, National Toolkit and Assessing Community Readiness Coordinator Tansi (greetings)! Since my last update there have been some changes in my role here at CAAN. In May, I was given the responsibility of the National Toolkit (NTK) and Assessing Community Readiness projects Coordinator.  These two projects fit nicely […]

Annual General Meet & Greet

Annual General Meet & Greet

Annual General Meet & Greet By Bryan Sparrow, Summer Student For an organization so deeply rooted in serious subject matter, I was pleasantly surprised with all the fun I experienced at my first Annual General Meeting (AGM) this June. I resumed my position as Summer Student just in time to begin preparation work for our […]

Reflections on the CIHR CBRF Program

Reflections on the CIHR CBRF Program

By Marni Amirault, CBRF East To be a CBRF with CAAN in many ways is to be a ‘research cheerleader’. We offer support to those who want to learn about more about community-based research and help them see that, simply put, they can do it. Historically speaking, research has become a dirty word in our […]

Maori Wahine Appointed to 19th International AIDS Conference 2012 Community Programme Committee

Maori Wahine Appointed to 19th International AIDS Conference 2012 Community Programme Committee

Maori Wahine Appointed to 19th International AIDS Conference 2012 Community Programme Committee Marama Pala, Executive Director of INA (M?ori, Indigenous & South Pacific) HIV/AIDS Foundation, is a M?ori woman living with HIV who was appointed as one of seven Global community representatives on the Community Programme Committee (CPC) for the XIX (19th) International AIDS Conference […]

International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS (IIWGHA)

International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS (IIWGHA)

International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS (IIWGHA) By Trevor Stratton, Consultant and Coordinator of the IIWGHA Is There a Connection between HIV and Colonization? Why is it that around Mother Earth, Indigenous Peoples experience HIV and AIDS levels that are higher than other populations? Social determinants of health, especially those unique to Indigenous […]

The Experiences of a National Aboriginal Youth Rapporteur at the Ontario HIV Treatment Network’s (OHTN) Research Conference

The Experiences of a National Aboriginal Youth Rapporteur at the Ontario HIV Treatment Network’s (OHTN) Research Conference

The Experiences of a National Aboriginal Youth Rapporteur at the Ontario HIV Treatment Network’s (OHTN) Research Conference By Carrie Robinson, National Youth Coordinator Carrie Robinson and Joey Dore (Ontario representative of NAYCHA) were sponsored by the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) to attend OHTN’s Research Conference in Toronto from November 14-15th, 2011. The conference […]

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All about Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

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