HIV Aids

  • Tuesday, Dec 1 2015
    In 2014, the Canadian Labour Congress took on an unprecedented task: to take the resources and best practices developed to address HIV/AIDS in the workplace in Canada and bring them to Nigeria. After the CLC brought the idea to the Canadian High Commission in Nigeria, the Nigerian Labour Congress, the Nigerian government, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) and other key partners signed on to the project. The goal would be to adapt lessons from Canada in order to assess...
  • Monday, Dec 1 2014
    Focus on critical role of workplace training, education and concrete actions to address HIV & AIDS On this World AIDS Day 2014, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) joins the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and unions from around the world in their call for governments to bring an end to the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The CFNU represents almost 200,000 frontline nurses in Canada and has long supported increased action to address the AIDS epidemic. To date, AIDS has...
  • Thursday, Jun 5 2014
    An HIV & AIDS partnership of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the International Trade Union Confederation for the Africa region (ITUC Africa) In this issue about HIV and AIDS: * Interview: ITUC-Africa General Secretary Kwasi Adu-Amankwah * Universal health coverage at a glance * Sexual and reproductive health rights and wrongs * Assault on human rights * Do we care enough about sexual violence? * HIV/AIDS and human rights — young people in action * WHN Facebook * Union news updates * News from partners and other actors
  • Wednesday, Sep 11 2013
  • Monday, Mar 12 2012
    African & Canadian Unions’ Canadian Embassy Campaign: G8: HIV & AIDS
  • Thursday, Jun 17 2010
    June 16, 2010 Re: Maternal and Child Health Initiative Dear Prime Minister Harper, The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, which represents more than 158,000 nurses across Canada, believes the G8 Summit in Huntsville, Muskoka gives Canada a unique opportunity to highlight the important link between the 2010 G8 focus on maternal and child health and previous G8 commitments to the AIDS response. In order to reach its full potential, the maternal and child health initiative must include comprehensive sexual health...
  • Monday, Mar 22 2010
    Canadian Unions Kick Off World-Wide Petition for G8/G20 & Universal Access on HIV & AIDS. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and it's affiliate, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), have announced the expansion of the “Days of Action” campaign with the launch of an online petition demanding Universal Access to HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support. The online campaign aims to collect as many thousands of signatures as possible from throughout Canada and the world in time for the...
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