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Letter to the PM on MDG Progress and the Post-2015 Agenda

Letter to the PM on MDG Progress and the Post-2015 Agenda

September 23, 2013 The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister Harper, Re: UN General Assembly Special Event on MDG Progress and the Post-2015 Agenda We have arrived at a critical juncture in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

Torontonians take the ‘Race For Dignity Challenge’ in support of people living with HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria in Africa

MEDIA ADVISORY PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY What: Hundreds of Torontonians will take the ‘challenge’ and spin together on stationary bikes at Yonge-Dundas Square. Participants of the Race For Dignity Challenge will get moving for global health while standing up for millions who lack access to treatment and care in the developing world. The sixth annual

Canadian NGO seeks to adapt expertise gained in Africa to improve health care in northern Canada

Dignitas International, a Canadian-based NGO which tailor-made a health worker toolkit for rural Africa, wants to see if that same model can improve health care in Canada’s north. Health care needs in rural Africa parallel those in Canada’s remote, northern regions. Both regions have chronic, health care worker shortages, lack sophisticated diagnostic technologies and rely

Dr. James Orbinski, Stephen Lewis and K’naan to urge Parliament to pass Bill C-393

International Humanitarian Activists rally in support of accessible medicines for all Ottawa, March 9 – Just hours before the third reading vote on legislation to reform Canada’s broken Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR), international humanitarian activists Dr. James Orbinski, Stephen Lewis and Juno Award-winning artist K’naan visited Parliament Hill today to urge MPs and Senators