Media advisory - One year after the International AIDS Conference 2006: Are we doing enough about AIDS today?



    TORONTO, Aug. 8 /CNW/ - Please join Stephen Lewis and members of the
Canadian Coalition on HIV/AIDS and Youth in Africa (Care Canada, Plan Canada,
Save the Children Canada and World Vision Canada) for a news conference to
report the results of an Ipsos-Reid poll of Canadians' attitudes towards HIV
and AIDS and their government's response to the pandemic. The event marks one
year since Toronto hosted the International AIDS Conference that drew more
than 25,000 participants.

    
    What:        Release of a new Ipsos-Reid poll showing Canadian attitudes
                 towards HIV and AIDS worldwide one year after the
                 2006 International AIDS Conference in Toronto.

    When:        12:30 p.m., August 10, 2007

    Where:       Metro Toronto Convention Centre
                 Hall C, North Building (in the pre-function space outside of
                 the former IAC media centre)

    Speakers:    Stephen Lewis, former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in
                  Africa, Board Chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation
                 Darryl Perry, Executive Director and CEO, AIDS 2006 Toronto
                  Local Host, XVI International AIDS Conference
                 Dave Toycen, President and CEO, World Vision Canada
                 Sarah Hendriks, Advisor-Gender Equality and HIV/AIDS,
                  Plan Canada
                 David Morley, President and CEO, Save the Children Canada
    





For further information:

For further information: or to set up interviews, please contact: Karen
Homer, World Vision Canada: Karen_Homer@worldvision.ca, (905) 565-6100 x3898,
(416) 936-4159 (cell)


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