Saturday, November 19, 2005

World AIDS Conference - 26th Nov

People, Possibilities and Promises

Conference of Imperial College AIDS awareness week

Saturday 26th November: 9am - 4pm
Drewe Lecture Theatre, Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Hospital, London W6 8RF

Chaired by Prof. BRIAN GAZZARD
Consultant Physician & Research Director of HIV/GUM, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital; Current Chairman of the British HIV Association

Society and Culture
Russia and Injecting Drug use: The social and political context of an HIV epidemic and its prevention
Dr. NICK THEOBALD: Stigma and Association with Taboo
Ms. AMANDA ELY (HIV-Social Work): Stigma and Challenges Faced by HIV + Children and Young People

Treatment Access
Ms. ROWAN HARVEY (Terrence Higgens):
Living with HIV in the UK today
Dr. MUN-YEE TUNG: Current Treatment Options
Dr. RICHARD ASHCROFT: Ethics of Treatment Access

The Challenge of Treatment Provision in South Africa
Dr. GARETH TUDOR WILLIAMS: Rolling out antiretrovirals for children - facts meet fiction
Dr. HERMIONE LYALL: The Challenge of Treatment of HIV+ children
Dr. SAM ALLEN: Treatment Access Programme in Botswana

Projects in the Developing World
NIKI LEE (Zisize)
Charity establishment in South Africa
Dr. RHONA MACDONALD (MSF):Overseas Development Clinician Experiences of Projects combating HIV-AIDS
Ms. FLICK THORLEY (Nursing)/ Dr. CHLOE ORKIN Establishing Project in Botswana

Projects with student involvement [Medical Students, Engineers Without Borders]

Tickets: £5 waged £3 unwaged with free buffet lunch
All profits go to Kenyan Community Education Charity: ICODEI (details on website)
Seats limited, to book your place email
Any further queries contact Oly: 07709566752.

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