Positively UK in partnership with THT and NAT are running a one-day conference of people living with HIV. The conference will review the changing landscape of health and social care; and support people in building skills and taking action to influence chance. Places at the conference are limited to 150. While we will try and accommodate as many people as possible, it will not possible to offer places to everyone. We would be grateful if you could complete the following registration form. The information you provide will enable us to ensure we get a good mix of people geographically, representative of the diverse communities living with HIV.
The conference is being held on Saturday 24 September in Central London at the Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS.
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Social Aspects of HIV prevention technologies: translating research into policy & practice
13th African HIV Research Forum Seminar Day
Wednesday 5th October
Main Session: 09:30 – 13:30
Satellite Session: 14:40-15:40
|Aim: To explore the social aspects of HIV prevention technologies among African communities in theUK
||Registration & Networking
||Welcome, aims & objectives, Dr Fiona Burns, University College LondonResearch exchange
||Prevention Technologies Overview
- Current prevention technologies: PEP & Condoms , Chris Wood, North Middlesex Hospital
- Scaling up: PrEP & Treatment as Prevention, Roger Pebody, National AIDS Manual
- New prevention technologies: Mircobicides, Toju Cline-Cole
- PEP: the pros & cons for African communities in the UK
- What role does PrEP have in the HIV epidemic as it affects Africans living in the UK?
- Treatment as prevention: an effective solution for controlling HIV transmission in African communities in the UK?
- Increasing correct & consistent condom use among African populations in the UK: effective evaluation of condom provision programmes
- Getting ready for Microbicides: feasibility & acceptability for service delivery
||Feedback from Break out discussion, Ibi Fakoya, University College London
||Closing remarks Martha Chinouya, Northumbria University
||Satellite capacity building sessions
- Principles of Community Based Research led by Adam Bourne, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- Basic Principles of Epidemiology led by Maryam Shamanesh, Univertisy College London
- Principles of advocacy: UK African Microbicides Working Group Case Study led by Mariama Kamara, African Health Policy Network
- Influencing Commissioning led by Jabulani Chwaula, National African HIV Prevention Programme
SAVE THE DATE!
Wednesday 5th October 2011
- Social Aspects of HIV Prevention Technologies: Translating Research into Policy & Practice
- Latest research projects & findings
- Breakout discussions: Driving the research agenda on PreP, PeP, Treatment as Prevention, Condoms & Mircobicides
Satellite capacity building sessions
- Principles of Community Based Research
- Basic Principles of Epidemiology
- Principles of advocacy: UK African Microbicides Working Group Case Study
- Main session: 09:30 -13:30
- Satellite capacity building sessions: 14:30-15:30
More details soon!