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Ken Clement

Chief Executive Officer’s Message

By Ken Clement Hello Friends, I hope that you are all enjoying the Winter Season, embracing the cold and fighting the flu. Just rest, take fluids and keep warm! We were saddened to hear that David Lee and Dolan Badger were called to the Spirit World. They were strong advocates of the Aboriginal HIV movement […]

National Programs and Communications Update

National Programs and Communications Update

By Merv Thomas, Director National Programs/Communications CAAN Expanded Mandate We are pleased to announce that CAAN will be expanding its mandate to begin including other Sexually Transmitted Blood Borne Infections (STBBIS), Hepatitis C (Hep C), Tuberculosis (TB), co-morbidities, aging and mental health.  Since the adoption of key resolutions by the membership at the last AGM, […]

Highlights Of CAAN’S  Research Initiatives

Highlights Of CAAN’S Research Initiatives

by Renee Masching, Research and Policy Manager CAAN Research is Driven by Our Membership In a relatively short period time CAAN’s Research and Policy Unit (RPU) has grown from a few projects that helped us to learn about research into a well respected and very busy team of full- time and part-time researchers and trusted […]

AHA Centre Update

AHA Centre Update

Marni Amirault and Sherri Pooyak, Community-based Research Managers (CBRMs) January 2013 Well, here we are. We’ve all (hopefully) survived the advent of the new Mayan calendar and the transition from 2012 to 2013. With the pause of the holiday season now behind us, we are rolling up our sleeves at CAAN as we settle deeper […]

Assessing Community Readiness  Update

Assessing Community Readiness Update

By Monique Fong Assessing Community Readiness Coordinator and Ed Bennett, Assessing Community Readiness Supervisor This year CAAN is continuing to provide and promote the successful Community Readiness Risk Reduction Model campaign to assist both on and off-reserve peoples address HIV and AIDS, Hepatitis C (HCV) and Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs). The harm […]

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 The Global Scene – What’s Next? Profile of International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS Growing Marama Pala, Executive Director of INA (Māori, Indigenous & South Pacific) HIV/AIDS Foundation in New Zealand was appointed to the Community Programme Committee (CPC) for the XX (20th) International […]


A Tale of Two Summits: For On-Reserve and Off-Reserve Community Members Living with HIV

By Doris Peltier APHA Liaison (CAAN) – Winter 2013 I would like to preface this article by highlighting some acronyms you might see me use.  Too often within the Aboriginal HIV and AIDS movement we assume that most people know who we are referring to when we say APHA (Aboriginal Person Living with HIV/AIDS).  Or […]

Happy 2013 from the National  Aboriginal Youth Council on HIV and AIDS (NAYCHA)!

Happy 2013 from the National Aboriginal Youth Council on HIV and AIDS (NAYCHA)!

New NAYCHA B.C.  Representative:  We are very excited to welcome, Christina Alec, our new B.C. representative from Prince George as the newest member of our Youth Council. We are looking forward to introducing her to our partners and Aboriginal communities in our HIV and AIDS work across Canada and North America! Living with HIV is […]