Community Access National Network (CANN)

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Community Access National Network

The Community Access National Network (CANN) is a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit organization (formerly incorporated under the “Ryan White CARE Act Title II Community AIDS National Network”) focusing on public policy issues relating to HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis. CANN’s mission is to define, promote, and improve access to healthcare services and supports for people living with HIV/AIDS and/or Viral Hepatitis through advocacy, education, and networking. CANN’s coalition-based work is done on behalf of the patient advocacy groups, pharmaceutical partners, and government agencies. Read our 2016 Annual Report to learn more about some key accomplishments and information about the organization. CANN invites you to make a tax-deductible donation, which will allow the organization to continue its national advocacy work to improve comprehensive medical services for people living with HIV/AIDS and/or Viral Hepatitis.


The National ADAP Working Group (NAWG) is a coalition dedicated to improving HIV/AIDS services. Learn more about NAWG or sign-up for the NAWG Listserv.

Viral Hepatitis

The Hepatitis, Education, Advocacy & Leadership (HEAL) is a coalition dedicated to improving Viral Hepatitis services. Learn more about HEAL or sign-up for the HEAL Listserv.

Upcoming Events

The ADAP Advocacy Association 11th Annual Conference - "Mapping a New Course to Protect the Public Health Safety Net" - is being held in Washington, DC on September 20-21, 2018. Learn more about the conference.

HIV/AIDS Co-Infection Watch

The HIV/HCV Co-Infection Watch is a patient-centric informational portal serving three primary groups - Patients, Healthcare Providers, and AIDS Service Organizations. Download the latest HIV/HCV Co-Infection Watch.

Medicaid Watch

The Medicaid Watch monitors State Medicaid and health-related funding cuts and expansions. It covers state-level Medicaid eligibility and access news, as well as reports on other state health assistance programs. Download the latest Medicaid Watch.