Tag: PHAC

As many of you know, in 2010-11, the Public Health Agency of Canada undertook a study of its HIV/AIDS Grants and Contributions (G & C) funding programs’ structure to obtain advice and evidence to inform the ongoing alignment, efficiency and effectiveness of it’s public health funding programs. The firm, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, conducted the… Read more »

Population-Specific HIV/AIDS Status Report: Women

Dear Madam or Sir, 

I am pleased to announce the release of the Population-Specific HIV/AIDS Status Report:  Women. This report is the third in a series of eight reports being prepared by the Public Health Agency of Canada on populations particularly affected by HIV/AIDS in Canada. Please find attached a PDF version of the document… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada has released its Hepatitis C in Canada: 2005-2010 Surveillance Report, which is the first comprehensive, national report on hepatitis C that summarizes the current data on hepatitis C infection and risk factors in Canada.  Although reported cases of HCV have declined in Canada in recent years, the health care… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada has released its "ACAP & Hepatitic C Community Support Program, BC Region, Recap Report 2009-2010".This report summarizes findings from the performance measurement of ACAP and Hepatitis C Program projects in BC in 2009-10. It gives useful information for community organizations, partners and stakeholders about the diverse activities and reach… Read more »

  How do you know what you know? In 2008, ManCount recruited 1,139 gay and bisexual men from Vancouver’s gay venues to complete a questionnaire and provide a finger-prick blood sample. The aim was to measure the rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI, HCV, HPV) in this population. Now the results are… Read more »

This is to inform you that the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada are launching a membership renewal of the National  Aboriginal Council on HIV/AIDS (NACHA).  The Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada have issued a call for NACHA membership  applications to a wide range of partners involved with the Federal… Read more »