CAAN Mission, Philosophy, Goals and Vision
- CAAN Mission
CAAN provides a National forum for Aboriginal Peoples to wholistically address HIV and AIDS, HCV, STBBIs, TB, Mental Health, aging and related co-morbidity issues.
- CAAN Philosophy
The philosophy of this agency is that all Aboriginal people deserve the right to protect ourselves against infectious disease. Education and prevention is focused on empowerment as Aboriginal people are encouraged to learn about the risks of HIV and AIDS and protect ourselves accordingly.
- Goals and Objectives of CAAN
The goals and objectives of the agency are:
1. To provide accurate and up-to-date information about the prevalence of HIV in the Aboriginal community and the various modes of transmission.
- Spirit and Vision Of CAAN
CAAN is a national Aboriginal organization and as such is committed to addressing the issues of HIV within an Indigenous context.