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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

15 Years of Collective Empowerment

CAAT wins prestigious OAN Honour Roll Award 2014

CAAT Champion, Henry Luyombya, recognized by the MTV Staying Alive Foundation for his longstanding fearless leadership in HIV stigma reduction

On Saturday, 2nd November 2013, Staying Alive – an international MTV program, celebrated 15 years of fighting against HIV/AIDS. The MTV Staying Alive Foundation organized an extravaganza to showcase its achievements. The event took place in London, England at the St. Pancras Rennaissance Hotel and was attended by hundreds of celebrities. CAAT Champion, Henry Luyombya,...

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...

“CAAT CHAMP team at the 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion (Aug 25 to 29, 2013) in Pattaya, Thailand: Drs. Alan Li, Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, and Josephine Wong facilitated a 90-minute workshop on CHAMP interventions (SJCB-Social Justice Capacity Building, and ACT-Acceptance Commitment Training); Dr. Maticka-Tyndale also delivered an oral presentation on social and economic factors that contributed to CHAMP participants staying in or dropping out of the study.”

CAAT AGM 2012 SNAPSHOTS

Engaging communities on an Exciting and Energizing journey to advance Research on HIV and Immigration: highlights of the CAAT research think tank 2012

Engaging communities on an Exciting and Energizing journey to advance Research on HIV and Immigration: highlights of the CAAT research think tank 2012

  Participants at 2012 CAAT Research Think Tank CAAT started the 2012 summer season by organizing a research think tank on HIV and Immigration that focus on the priority concerns of newcomer and racialized communities in Canada. The full-day session was held on May 29th at the Ramada Hotel in downtown Toronto. The event attracted...
CHAMP Research Update: Recruitment Phase Completed

CHAMP Research Update: Recruitment Phase Completed

The Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT)’s innovative action research study: “Community Champions HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project (also known as “CHAMP”) has just completed the recruitment phase of participants for participating in the training interventions of the project.  We are currently conducting training activities of the last two groups of participants for the project which...
CAAT Receives Casey Award 2012

CAAT Receives Casey Award 2012

  CAAT is proud to be one of the recipients of the 2012 Casey Awards, presented at the Casey House Snowball gala event on February 25th, 2012. Created in memory of Casey House founder, renowned social justice activist June Callwood, the Casey Awards annually recognize Canadian individuals or organizations whose pioneering leadership and activism in...
New group graduated from ETSN Level 2 Training

New group graduated from ETSN Level 2 Training

On October 1-2, 2011, 16 participants and 11 trainers/peer facilitators spent an intensive training weekend at Kempenfelt to complete the first ever ETSN level 2 peer counselor training.  The participants came from graduates from 2 previous level 1 training series that occurred in the last year. Since its inception in 2002, ETSN has trained over...
Legacy Project Launch at OHTN 2009 Conference

Legacy Project Launch at OHTN 2009 Conference