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Shayna Buhler

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Senior Program Officer

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African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day/Journée canadienne de sensibilisation au VIH/sida des communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires

 

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African and Caribbean Network (CHABAC) and its partners are pleased to announce the second annual African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, 2016. The African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will help raise awareness of HIV, promote HIV prevention and contribute to addressing HIV-related stigma in Canada’s African, Caribbean and Black communities.

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Engaging African, Caribbean and Black Communities in Addressing HIV/Impliquer les communautésafricaines, caraïbéennes et noires dans la réponse au VIH

 

The purpose of this factsheet is to shed light on community mobilization as a way to effectively raise awareness, improve prevention, reduce stigma and address HIV and AIDS amongst African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities in Canada.

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HIV Stigma in African, Caribbean and Black Communities/ La stigmatisation liée au VIH dans les communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires

People from African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities face multiple forms of stigma and discrimination. HIV-related stigma is just one of these. The purpose of this fact sheet is to raise awareness among health and social service professionals about the experience and impact of HIV-related stigma on ACB communities.

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African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Poster

This poster is part of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African and Caribbean Network's African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day campaign. This version contains a white box where you can add a label with your organization or event information. For the original version (without the white box), please visit CATIE's Ordering Centre (English and French).

One Blood: Youth & HIV in the Caribbean and Caribbean Diaspora in Canada

Youth from the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora in Canada face many similar issues with respect to the risk of contracting HIV. This fact sheet highlights several key issues affecting both communities of young people.

HIV/AIDS and Indigenous Populations in Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa

In both high-income and low- or middle-income countries, indigenous peoples face some of the heaviest burdens of ill health. In particular, indigenous populations face a higher vulnerability to HIV due to a range of factors including stigmatization, structural racism and discrimination and individual/community disempowerment.

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