22 Nov 2013

North America

GNP+NA is the North American affiliate of the Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+). GNP+NA is an independent regional organization that aims to address the global pandemic by creating and sustaining an active North American network of people living with HIV working regionally. GNP+NA endorses the vision of GNP+ to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV.

GNP+NA operates a unique bilateral organization providing North American people living with HIV with opportunities to network, organize, and become part of a global movement. GNP+NA is implementing a series of activities to impact public policy-making by informing and mobilizing the HIV+ community around access to care and treatment; elimination of discrimination and stigma; and the implementation of the Greater Involvement of People living with HIV/AIDS (GIPA) Principle.

GNP+NA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised equally of representatives of the United States and Canada. One director from each country represents GNP+NA on the GNP+ Global Board. To operationalize and manage implementation of its policies and activities GNP+NA works through a board appointed Regional Coordinator.

GNP+NA acts as the regional interlocutor of HIV policies, programs, and activities between regional-continental North America and the Global arena of public health and HIV inter-alia. It is precisely a regional network that focuses on policy advocacy, lobbying for practical and meangful inclusion of people living with HIV in decision making processes; linkages through regional and global discourse; knowledge sharing and capacity building, regionally and globally for all people living with HIV.

Contact Information:

GNP+ North America

3412 Norwood Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

2075 Plessis, Suite 110
Montréal, QC  H2L 2Y4

Website: www.gnpna.org

GNP+NA Official Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/GNPN

GNP+NA Members’ Group Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gnpna/

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