Nova Scotia Advisory Commission on AIDS
Champions for strong, informed government and public action on HIV/AIDS in Nova Scotia.
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February 7th is African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – Check it out on the website below:
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Backgrounders have been developed on 5 inter-related strategic areas that are the focus of a stakeholder engagement strategy the Commission is implementing to address fundamental questions in the Review of Nova Scotia’s Strategy on HIV/AIDS: Looking Back and Moving Forward – questions related to HIV/STBBI integration, accountability, stakeholder engagement, resources, and funding.
- Incarcerated populations
- Income security and employment
- STBBI screening and testing
- Support for front-line, community-based services
Download the Full Report in PDF format
Download the Executive Summary in PDF format
Photo: AIDS flag at Province House
AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day
Join the Commission
The selection of new Commissioners, including that of the Chairperson, is made by the Executive Council through an Order-in-Council. Commissioners and the Chairperson serve a 3-year term and may re-apply to renew their appointment.
If you want to become a member of the Commission, you must submit a cover letter and resume to the Executive Council office. In your letter, explain that you are applying to the NS Advisory Commission on AIDS and if you are interested in a particular position on the board (i.e., Chair). You can then send your application to the Executive Council Office:
Executive Council Office
One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
P.O. Box 2125
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Fax: (902) 424-0667
E – mail: email@example.com