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World AIDS Day 2020
December 1, 2020free
You are invited to join us online to acknowledge that people living with HIV are not forgotten and that we continue in our efforts toward the prevention of HIV, the removal of barriers to testing & treatment and access to services without judgement and stigma.
9 – 9.30am
The official World AIDS Day Launch will feature presentations from:
The Hon. Martin Foley, Victorian Minister for Health
Chad Hughes, Deputy Program Director of Disease Elimination at the Burnet Institute
Bruce Sanchez from Living Positive Victoria’s Positive Speakers Bureau
Bev Trotter from Living Positive Victoria’s Positive Speakers Bureau
Christabel Millar, President of Living Positive Victoria.
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Youtube users please use this link: https://youtu.be/RgT_29pgUrs
11am – 12pm
The World AIDS Day Community Forum will be hosted by the Burnet Institute. The theme for the panel discussion is “HIV and COVID: lessons learned and issues raised“.
Moderated by Dr Chris Lemoh from Monash Health
Carol El Hayek from the Burnet Institute
Vicky Saputra from Living Positive Victoria’s Positive Speakers Bureau
Hope Mathumbu from VAHAN
Dr Tafi Marukutira from the Burnet Institute
Valentina Gamarra from Living Positive Victoria’s Positive Speakers Bureau
This event will be presented via Zoom. Register for access details.Register here
1 – 5pm
The mHIVE World AIDS Day Symposium with be hosted by the mHIVE Consortium.
The Living with HIV Perspective will run from 2:40-3:20pm. This year’s community forum will be chaired by Assoc Prof Graham Brown from the University of New South Wales, and have the theme “Living with HIV in a COVID-19 world“. We are hoping to discuss how PLWH have been affected by COVID-19, the lessons we can learn from both pandemics and stigma associated with both HIV and COVID-19.
Moderated by Assoc Prof Graham Brown (Centre for Social Impact, UNSW)
Richard Keane from Living Positive Victoria
Heather Ellis from Positive Women Victoria
Dean Beck, ENUF Ambassador
This event will be presented via Zoom.Register for access details.Register here