RSSArchive for April, 2016

6th International Indigenous Pre-conference on HIV and AIDS

6th International Indigenous Pre-conference on HIV and AIDS

Weaving together the stories of Indigeneity and HIV in Southern Africa – reclaiming Indigenous voices. 6th International Indigenous Pre-conference on HIV and AIDS July 16 – 17, 2016 Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge Durban, South Africa +27 (31) 582 6000 For more information or to register visit:  www.aids2016community.org/category/iiwgha Contact us: indigenoushiv@gmail.com   Save Save

SAVE THE DATE  - 18th Annual General Meeting

SAVE THE DATE – 18th Annual General Meeting

SAVE THE DATE 18th Annual General Meeting June 13 – 17, 2016 Hotel Omni Mont-Royal 1050 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal Quebec DEADLINES Friday, April 15 Deadline for submission for Abstract/Scholarship applications Thursday, April 28 Deadline for Early-bird Registration Friday, May 13 Deadline for Awards Nominations Wednesday, May 18 Abstracts/Scholarship recipients to be contacted Friday, May […]

May is National Aboriginal Hepatitis C Awareness Month

May is National Aboriginal Hepatitis C Awareness Month

go to the National Aboriginal Hepatitis C Awareness Campaign page for more national events locations, dates and info

FOCUS GROUP - Sharing Our Wisdom: A Gender Diverse Project with a focus on Trans.

FOCUS GROUP – Sharing Our Wisdom: A Gender Diverse Project with a focus on Trans.

FOCUS GROUP Sharing Our Wisdom: A Gender Diverse Project with a focus on Trans. WE REQUIRE YOUR INPUT!!!!! The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network will be conducting a focus group in Winnipeg May 12th 2016 at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel from 1pm to 4pm in the St. James Room. This focus group is open to the […]

International Women's Day - March 8th

International Women’s Day – March 8th

CELEBRATING FAMILIES International Womens Day March 8th “We are healthy, society tells us we’re sick. Labels, label me healthy!”

Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week

Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week

Cultural Safety and Service Providers – Come Celebrate Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week With Us Date: Wednesday February 10th 2016 Time: 7pm to 9pm Location: Toronto Birth Centre, 525 Dundas Street East. Wheelchair accessible Free event, open to everyone, snacks, interactive activities and door prizes will be given out

What is Hepatitis C? (Brochure)

What is Hepatitis C? (Brochure)

What is Hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is a chronic liver disease caused by the Hepatitis C virus (HCV).  An estimated 250,000 people in Canada are infected and between 3,200 and 5,000 are newly infected each year. Why is Hepatitis C a health concern? For many, chronic Hepatitis C can show no symptoms for years, but […]

Communications Director's Report

Communications Director’s Report

Tansi Everybody, This is a brief update on our activities since our last newsletter.  As we release this Spring newsletter we are reminded that most of the country is still experiencing winter weather. The end of the fiscal year-end is upon us and we are preparing our annual year-end reports to funders.  This has been […]

National Indigenous Youth Council on Sexual Health and HIV (NIYCSHA)

National Indigenous Youth Council on Sexual Health and HIV (NIYCSHA)

The National Indigenous Youth Council on Sexual Health and HIV (NIYCSHA) recently changed its name to include sexual health in our name to reflect our new framework of a holistic approach. Holistic care as defined by the National Indigenous Youth Council on Sexual Health and HIV (NIYSCHA) means and includes: mental health, healthy relationships, sexual […]

The International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS Global Report: Indigenous Peoples and HIV

The International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS Global Report: Indigenous Peoples and HIV

Written by: Trevor Stratton IIWGHA Coordinator 2015 was an epic year for the world’s HIV response with the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2016-2021 UNAIDS Strategy. Look out world! It looks like the line up of important global events for 2016 will also be momentous. But are we making a difference for […]

Community Readiness Model National Train-The-Trainer Session

Community Readiness Model National Train-The-Trainer Session

On February 2nd and 3rd, 2016, CAAN sponsored a two-day Community Readiness Model (CRM) National Train-The-Trainer workshop at the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel.  The workshop brought together participants and organizations from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia. Oganizations who took part in the training included:  Prince Albert Metis Women’s Association, Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship […]

Aboriginal Women and Leadership

Aboriginal Women and Leadership

I have been involved with CAAN for many years; my roles have changed over those years.  First as the Atlantic Representative on the Board of Directors, I held that position for many years, learning and respecting all the hard work of our National Organization.  At that time I was the Executive Director of Healing Our […]

Update from the CEO's office

Update from the CEO’s office

Hello Friends, Spring is here for most of Canada and the new season always allows us to prepare for a busy time ahead… at the time of this writing snow continues to fall gently in Ontario and Nova Scotia so they will need some time to chill out. As usual the team is busy at […]

Family Matters Project

Family Matters Project

Background Information Family Matters came about as a result of requests from our membership. We are working with the University of Victoria and a number of our partners and community members. There are three main parts to the project: Identify the formal and informal types of HIV-related supports, services, policies and programs that are currently […]

The Research Corner: BC adventures 2016

The Research Corner: BC adventures 2016

By Marni and Sherri We spent most of the first three months of this year in Coast Salish and Lheidli T’enneh territory in British Columbia. Meetings brought us to Vancouver in January, Victoria in February, and to Prince George and back to Vancouver in March. Because we are a national centre our reality means that […]