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Forty Million and Counting: Cutting-Edge Challenges in HIV Prevention

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A one-day conference exploring challenges in international HIV prevention and AIDS education

What
  • Conference
When Thursday, Nov 15, 2007
from 09:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Where William Doo New College, 45 Willcocks Street
Contact Name
Contact Phone 416-978-4437
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The RBC Chair in Applied Social Work Research and the RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy present a one-day conference exploring challenges in international HIV prevention and AIDS education.

Keynote Address:

"New HIV Transmissions in Canada: Concerns Regarding Drug Resistance and the Failure of Prevention"

Dr. Mark Wainberg, professor of molecular biology/virology, McGill University and former president of the International AIDS Society and co-chair of the 2006 international AIDS conference.

  • Registration in advance is required, please see form. To register, please e-mail fund.fsw@utoronto.ca or call 416-978-4437.

Seminar Topics:


  • 9:30 am – 10:15 am
    HIV Vaccines, Social Challenges: If We Build It, Will They Come
    Prof. Peter A. Newman
                                             
  • 10:30 am – 11:15 pm
    How does Poverty create Vulnerability to HIV Transmission for Women? Grounded Realities from Malawi
    Ms. Seodi White, LL.B., M.A.

  • 11:30 pm – 12:15 pm
    Canada, Drug Licensing and Life-Saving AIDS Medications for Africa
    Jack Kay, President, Apotex Inc.

  • 12:30 pm – 2:15 pm        Keynote Lunch
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Wainberg,
    New HIV Transmission in Canada: Concerns regarding Drug Resistance and the Failure of Prevention

  • 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
    Walk with Us: Aboriginal-led HIV Prevention in Canada
    Mr. J. Kevin Barlow

  • 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
    From Silence to Action: Black Women and HIV/AIDSin Canada
    Ms. Notisha Massaquoi, (Ph.D. cand.)
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