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You will find all the details for this important event, including registration and schedule, at our IIPCHA Pheedloop website here: https://pheedloop.com/IIPCHA2022/site/home/

Why attend IIPCHA?

The 9thInternational Indigenous Pre-conference on HIV & AIDS will focus on utilizing Indigenous approaches and culture in the response to HIV and other related health conditions and surrounding issues from across North America, including Canada, the U.S.A. and Mexico.By highlighting Indigenous issues and culture, we will contribute to the recognition of Indigenous Peoples as a “priority population” in the HIV/HCV/tuberculosis response who must receive allocated and targeted funding globally to develop evidence-based Indigenous specific strategies.

Who should attend IIPCHA?

Indigenous health care advocates, Indigenous health departments, health advocates and Indigenous community members with living experience of HIV/AIDS/HCV/tuberculosis and STIs and their allies. Indigenous youth, Elders, traditional practitioners and community members from across the globe and their families.

Objectives:

One Vision – Many Paths

Situating Our Response

Creating space to share Indigenous lived experience,
approaches and evidence upholding cultural and intellectual property rights.

Engagement and Solidarity
Weaving Indigenous grassroots voices into unified action influencing
international and country-level legislative and policy mechanisms.

Indigenous Health Sovereignty
Asserting Indigenous science protocols, research and worldview
strengthening holistic policy and advocacy initiatives.

Knowing Our Pandemics
Linking Indigenous knowledge and wise practices from past and present
pandemics adopting approaches to diverse contexts.