30 Nov 2018
World AIDS Day 2018: Everybody Counts
30 Nov 2018
9.00 - 1.00pm
AMREP Theatre, 80 Commercial Road
You're invited to these free community events on World AIDS Day.
9:00am: Official Community Launch
Join us for the Victorian Launch of World AIDS Day 2018. Launched by Peter Breadon, Executive Director, Community Participation, Health and Wellbeing Division Department of Health and Human Services.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Mark Stoovè – Head of the Public Health Discipline, co-Head of the HIV Elimination Program. Burnet Institute.
Living Positive Victoria speakers: Dr Susan Paxton and Julien Fournier.
11:00am: Community Forum
Living and Ageing with HIV – Rising to the Challenge. Join our special panel moderated by Dr Chris Lemoh, President of the Victorian African Health Action Network and Physician.
The panel will feature Dr Clovis Palmer, Head, Palmer Laboratory Burnet Institute, Dr Liz Crock, Bolton Clarke Clinical Nurse Consultant/Team Coordinator, David Menadue OAM, HIV activist and Bev Greet, HIV activist.
1.00pm: mHIVE World AIDS Day Symposium
HIV, ageing and co-morbidities: the challenges of living with chronic HIV.
Keynote speaker: Associate Professor Peter Hunt, University of California.
Clinical persective: Dr Olga Vujovic
Living with HIV perspective: David Menadue and Heather Ellis from the positive Speakers Bureau.
REFRESHMENTS: Morning tea and lunch will be provided.