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ACAP Projects in New Brunswick

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Acadian FlagAIDS New Brunswick/SIDA Nouveau-Brunswick (ANB)

Organization

AIDS New Brunswick/SIDA Nouveau-Brunswick

Description

AIDS New Brunswick/SIDA Nouveau-Brunswick (ANB) is a provincial organization committed to facilitating community-based responses to the issues of HIV/AIDS. The organization serves all seven health regions in the province and works collaboratively with SIDA/AIDS Moncton and AIDS Saint John through the New Brunswick Partnership. Operational funding from ACAP supports four programs: education and promotion; organizational development; targeted education and advocacy; and support, education and health promotion for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), their caregivers and their families. The project's success will be demonstrated through the improved access of PHAs to supportive services; increased PHA involvement in the organization; and improved prevention programs for young people, women, gay men, people who inject drugs, urban Aboriginal people and the Francophone community.

AIDS Saint John (ASJ)

Organization

AIDS Saint John, Inc.

Description

AIDS Saint John (ASJ) is a community-based organization that serves New Brunswick's Health Region 2. The organization works in partnership with others to confront HIV/AIDS issues through education, prevention, support and advocacy. Operational funding from ACAP supports four programs: harm reduction, prevention education, fund development, and programs for people living with HIV/AIDS. The project's success will be demonstrated through improved prevention programming for young people, increased coordination among harm-reduction services, increased access to harm-reduction programs for people who inject drugs, increased capacity of the organization to participate in policy development, and the implementation of a comprehensive sexuality education program for people living with HIV/AIDS.

SIDA/AIDS Moncton (SAM)

Organization

SIDA-AIDS Moncton

Description

SIDA/AIDS Moncton (SAM) is a community-based organization that serves people in three counties of southeastern New Brunswick (Health Region 1). The organization aims at improving the quality of life for people infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS and strives to reduce the spread of infection by promoting healthy choices through education, support and public awareness. Operational funding from ACAP supports two programs: "Sustainability: The Final Frontier" and "Rising to the Changing Challenges." The project's success will be demonstrated by the development of a sustainable partnership model for HIV/AIDS service delivery, increased capacity of partners to provide targeted prevention programs, the increased capacity of SAM to provide programming in both official languages, and increased knowledge and skills about prevention and risk-reduction among target populations.