Category Archives: World AIDS Day 2013

You Asked We Answered: World AIDS Day 2013 Insights from East Africa

Video by: Robin Way, Veronica Desjardins-Gaudin and Allison Wallis (CAP/AIDS) CAP/AIDS focuses on partnerships between Canada and Africa in the fight to resist and overcome HIV/AIDS. Canadians were polled for questions that they had concerning HIV/AIDS, and received answers from … Continue reading

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Red Ribbons, Flowering over the Hearts of Women in Tanzania

By Arwen McKechni, CSRAI Sunday, December 1, 2013 marked the 25th year of remembrance and action on the worldwide pandemic of HIV/AIDS. According to UNAIDS, since AIDS was first identified in the 1980s, it is estimated to have killed 30 … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2013 – Suriname

Video by Beth Powell Instead of doing multiple choice surveys about how we can get to Zero new cases of HIV, I went around Paramaribo, Suriname with a poster. I asked people to write on it what they think the … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2013 – Lesotho

Video by: Marie-Claire Klassen, Emily Neilson (Bracelet of Hope) and Janessa Giles and Scott Looney (Help Lesotho). This video was created in partnership between Help Lesotho and Bracelet of Hope: 2 Canadian organizations involved with the mitigation of the effects … Continue reading

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First International Forum of Public Policy, Drugs and Vulnerability a great first step

Hey gang, Here is an article I wrote for an English-speaking news website here in Santo Domingo. Check out the full transcript below! It was a really cool conference and it was inspiring to be around people who were so … Continue reading

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Uniting Sex Workers in Bangladesh

By Mila Rahman Bangladesh Women’s Health Coalition (BWHC) in conjunction with Ashar Alo Society initiated the Modhumita Project on 15 Sept 2003. The project is unique as it designed specifically to be an outreach and integrated health centre. Modhumita Project … Continue reading

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Video: World AIDS Day 2013 in Belize

Video by Avneet Dhillon As part of this series of posts about World AIDS Day in different regions of the Caribbean, I put together this presentation about World AIDS Day in Belize. It covers some of the different events that … Continue reading

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Beyond the ‘ABC’s of HIV: The Need to Address HIV as a Development Issue

 By Claire Wilmot & Carli Melo ‘Getting to Zero’—zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths—is this year’s World AIDS Day theme in support of the UNAIDS strategy for 2011-2015. Yet, today, the road to ‘zero’ for many … Continue reading

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Video: World AIDS Day 2013 – Dominican Republic

This video, featuring interviews with a CVC/COIN Youth Project Coordinator, a National Representative from UNAIDS, and a youth living with HIV in Santo Domingo, addresses the state of the HIV epidemic in the Dominican Republic and the importance of World … Continue reading

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