The fight against HIV is not over

Every day in Canada there are 7 new HIV infections.

Each new infection has a lifetime treatment cost of over $300,000.

1 in 5 Canadians living with HIV are not aware of their infection.

Our 2017 World AIDS Day campaign draws attention to the progress that has been made in the past three decades — despite the lack of funding for a national HIV awareness campaign this year.

Visit our WAD 2017 web page to find out more about HIV awareness and testing.

Previous World AIDS Day Campaigns have had a significant impact on reducing HIV infections

These impactful awareness campaigns contributed to reducing the percent people living with HIV who are unaware of their infection from 26% in 2009 to 21% in 2014 (more recent statistics are not available at this time). Click the image to download the PDF.

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