HIV Intersections Symposium

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Graphic of criss-crossed coloured lines A one-day symposium looking critically at the intersection points of HIV and people’s lives, especially people and communities affected by HIV who have not been at the centre of the Australian HIV response. Plus optional 8:30am 'Introduction to HIV' session.

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Wednesday 27 November 2019 10:00 am until Wednesday 27 November 2019 04:00 pm (Add to calendar)
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Forum/symposium; Health/wellbeing/lifestyle; Seminar/Workshop/Training; Public
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The HIV Intersections Community of Practice presents

The 2019 HIV and Intersectionality Symposium

With optional 8:30am 'Introduction to HIV' session

Please join us for the 2019 HIV and Intersectionality Symposium. Coinciding with World AIDS Day 2019, we will take a critical look at the intersection points of HIV and people’s lives, with particular emphasis on people and communities that are affected by HIV but who have not been at the centre of the Australian HIV response.

What is intersectionality, anyway? How can we consider intersectionality in the planning and practice of research, health promotion, service provision, clinical care and social support of people and populations affected by HIV?

Themes will include:

  • Intersections of colonisation and racism
  • Intersections of sexuality and gender
  • Intersectionality and criminalised populations
  • Intersectionality and evidence
  • Intersectionality, peers and meaningful engagement

This symposium will consist of a highly interactive mix of short presentations and facilitated discussions.

Speakers and panellists include:

  • Chiedza Malunga (Monash Health)
  • Hope Mathumbu (Victorian African HIV Network)
  • Peter Waples Crowe (Thorne Harbour Health)
  • Anthony McCarthy (Living Positive Victoria)
  • Heather Mugwagwa (Positive Women Victoria)
  • Dr Jennifer Power (Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society)
  • Hunter Morgan (Harm Reduction Victoria)
  • Vixen Collective

Plus more to come!

8:30am optional session: Introduction to HIV

An optional ‘Introduction to HIV’ will be held from 8:30am-10am. This session, delivered by the HIV Outward (The Alfred) team, will suit people who are new to HIV, as well as those seeking a quick refresher.

All welcome!

La Trobe City Campus, Level 3, 360 Collins St Melbourne, Teaching Room 6

360 Collins St Melbourne



6th Jun 2020 5:36pm

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