By Executive Director, Tammy C. Yates “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all” is the theme for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) 2017; a day commemorated across the globe today. This theme focuses on the enabling conditions for the transformative changes towards inclusive society for persons with disabilities, as envisaged in […]
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By Executive Director, Tammy C. Yates Traditionally, for my statement to mark World AIDS Day, I tend to remain singularly focused on the theme selected globally, or nationally, to raise awareness about the particular issue, or topic that needs to be highlighted. Traditionally, I focus on the contribution that Realize is making in the response […]
Realize YouTube News launches with a quick look at HIV and mental health in Canada. How do we address the challenges? Click here to watch our very first YouTube News video, with comments from some of the speakers and participants at our 2017 Forum And watch for more YouTube News from Realize!
Thank you for being an ally in the critical work Realize has done over the years in pioneering new ways to improve the daily lives of people living with HIV and other episodic disabilities. Since 1998, we have been a leader and a catalyst for improved access to rehabilitation services, including mental health supports. […]
Our new Annual Report is now available to download.
This webinar will discuss the importance of employment for the mental health and well-being of people living with HIV. It will discuss barriers to employment, concepts such as social isolation and loneliness which may be experienced when one is not employed, the importance of social engagement, and the benefits of social support in aiding people […]
Realize is pleased to announce that the recipient of the Elisse Zack Award for Excellence in HIV and Rehabilitation is Stephen G. Tattle. Profile
By Executive Director, Tammy C. Yates Today is World Hepatitis Day (WHD) and this year’s theme is Eliminate Hepatitis. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 300 million people around the world live with hepatitis. There are 5 main hepatitis viruses, referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. These 5 types […]
“Am I aging like others are aging?” – Mary (4:14 minutes) “Being undetectable, I’m not infectious…” John McCullagh (4:20 minutes) “I intend to be here a while…” Glyn (4:18 minutes)