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29 Nov 2019

World Aids Day 2019

Add to my calendar 29/11/2019 12:49 pm Australia/Melbourne World Aids Day 2019 Auditorium DD/MM/YYYY

WHEN
29 Nov 2019
All day

WHERE
Auditorium

You are invited to join us at the Doherty Institute to celebrate World AIDS Day on Friday 29 November.

9:00AM OFFICIAL COMMUNITY LAUNCH

Join us for the Victorian launch of World AIDS Day 2019.

Launched by The Honourable Jenny Mikakos, Minister for Health.

Keynote speaker: Professor Sharon Lewin, Director, Doherty Institute.

Living Positive Victoria speakers: Stefan Joksic and Heather Magawgwa.

11:00AM COMMUNITY FORUM

U and me can stop HIV: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders HIV and sexual health

Join our special panel moderated by Professor Margaret Hellard, Burnet Institute, Deputy Director (Programs); Adjunct Professor, Monash University.

Panel featuring: Peter Waples-Crowe, artist & health educator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peer engagement officer at Thorne Harbour Health; Robbie, long term activist & health educator; and Bev Greet OAM, HIV activist & aboriginal elder.

1:00-6:00PM mHIVE WORLD AIDS DAY SYMPOSIUM

Harnessing antibodies for HIV prevention, treatment and cure

Moderator: Dr Thomas Rasmussen, Associate Clinical Director of HIV Cure Studies, Doherty Institute.

Keynote speaker: Associate Professor Marina Caskey, The Rockefeller University.

Clinical perspective: Dr James McMahon, Monash University, Alfred Health.

Living with HIV perspective: Craig Burnett and Heather Magawgwa.

 

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

RSVP