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COMING TOGETHER….CAAT AGM November 15, 2016

CAAT Annual General Members Meeting Friends, colleagues and well-wishers are invited to the Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT) Annual General Meeting to take place on Tuesday November 15th , 2016 at 5:30 pm at the Ramada Plaza Hotel (300 Jarvis Street, Toronto, ON). The theme of our this year’s AGM is: “COMING TOGETHER…Transforming Complex...

CHAMP Report launched at press conference

L-R: Drs. Kenneth Fung, Josephine Wong, Mrs. Evana Ortigoza, Ms. Ping Paglingayen, Mr. Henry Luyombya and Dr. Alan Li discuss the CHAMP study and its findings in successful HIV stigma-reduction in Greater Toronto Area’s ethno-racial communities,  March 23, 2016 Watch the video of the launch event! Click here for the full report

CHAMP Research Report: Reducing HIV stigma and advancing equity through committed action

Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT) launched our signature CIHR –funded Community HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project (CHAMP) Report in Toronto. The CHAMP study engaged both people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) and non-PLHIV leaders from different sectors (faith, media, social justice, settlement, health etc.) within 3 communities (Asian, Black and Latino) to pilot and test the...

Media Release: CAAT showcases report on successful HIV stigma-reduction intervention research

For Immediate Release Wednesday March 23, 2016 Toronto, ON ETHNO-RACIAL COMMUNITY COALITION SHOWCASES REPORT ON SUCCESSFUL HIV STIGMA REDUCTION INTERVENTION RESEARCH Government statistics and research studies have consistently shown that racial minority and newcomer communities bear a disproportionate burden of HIV. Previous research also showed that HIV stigma and discrimination, and the lack of HIV...

CAAT wins prestigious OAN Honour Roll Award 2014

The Power Of Grassroots Innovations: CAAT’s Pioneering Study In Stigma Reduction Is Setting New Trends In CBR And Mental Health Research

CHAMP: Community Champions HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project’s innovative design and groundbreaking method of engaging both the affected individuals/communities and community leaders from faith, media, social justice, and arts sectors have contributed to the development of important research addressing stigma of mental illness in Canada. This summer, Josephine Wong and Kenneth Fung of the CHAMP research...

CAAT’s new staff: Capacity Building Coordinator

The CAAT team is pleased to introduce you to our first Capacity building coordinator Raj Jagwani. Raj migrated to Canada 10 years ago , after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from Winnipeg, Raj moved to Vancouver where he got involved with the Rainbow Refugee Committee (RRC) providing support to refugees in Canada for...

CAAT 2013 AGM SNAPSHOTS

CAAT held its 5th Annual General Members meeting on Thursday October 17, 2013 at the Ramada Hotel, 300 Jarvis street, downtown Toronto. The well attended event featured among others CAAT program peers as keynote speakers. They spoke about their experiences with Newcomer Sexual Health, ETSN, Legacy and CHAMP. The heart warming and inspiring stories of...

Research/Presentations

CAHR: Montreal, Quebec: April 2012 The 21st Annual Canadian Association of HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR) Conference was held on April 19 – 22, 2012 at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal, Quebec. The theme of this year’s Conference was “”A Turning Point in the Fight against HIV: Meeting New Challenges”. After 30 years of...

AIDS 2012 Washington DC, USA

The 26th International AIDS Conference: Washington DC, USA: July 2012 In the summer, the XIX International AIDS Conference or AIDS 2012 took place from 22 -27 July at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre in downtown Washington DC under the theme “Turning the Tide Together”. AIDS 2012 was one of the most highly attended International...

Research/Presentations

CAAT presents at CCPH Conference in Houston, Texas, USA In the Spring of 2012, CAAT had opportunities to show-case its work to national and international audiences at different conferences. On April 18-21, 2012, CAAT was invited to present at the 15th anniversary conference for Community –Campus Partnership for Health (CCPH) in Houston, Texas, USA. The...