Tue, 14 Dec|
YSA HIV, Scientific Communication, and Peer Support
Join us as we discuss the importance of investing in health as an asset for resilience, the role of science, research and innovation (communication and policy) in contributing to resilience and how to address HIV within this frameworks.
Time & Location
14 Dec 2021, 19:00 – 20:30 GMT
About the Event
HIV, Scientific Communication, and Peer Support
We would like to invite you to our talk on “HIV, Scientific Communication and Peer Support”! Taking an interdisciplinary approach, we will explore the importance of accurate and reliable information and peer support through a presentation and open discussion.
Our speakers come from a diverse range of backgrounds and will be bringing their perspectives and personal expertise to the discussion.
Martin Wheeler (Profile Link) - Martin recently retired from GlaxoSmithKline, after 30 years, as head of engineering for their Global Pharma Supply Chain. In his last year at work he gave a series of talks entitled Martin, the engineer, the patient, the advocate giving a personal perspective on living with HIV and the link with work being undertaken by GSK/ViiV in this area.
Dr Anneke Schmider (Profile Link) - Dr Anneke Schmider is an associate fellow at Chatham House whose interest is the use of research, evidence and innovation for global policy. She believes interdisciplinary perspective is imperative, especially when discussing data science and policy.
Pamela Menzies-Banton (Profile Link) - Pamela is a co-ordinator for the Women4Women Project which focuses on women living with HIV supporting women living with HIV. It is key to have accurate information available for support available for people living with HIV. She is also part of Positive East in focusing on HIV Prevention through PrEP.