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World AIDS Day Panel

Georgia State University

Date

12/04/2012

Time

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location

SunTrust Building, Conference Room 12
50 Edgewood St
Atlanta, GA 30303

Description

Panel Discussion: World AIDS Day - Getting to Zero

Panelists include Returned Peace Corps Health Volunteers and representatives of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, John Snow Inc., AID Atlanta, and the GSU Institute of Public Health. Learn about the research conducted at home and abroad on the AIDS epidemic at this panel sponsored by Georgia State University's Public Health Institute Student Association (PHISA). Panelists will share perspectives from their research and experiences in honor of World AIDS Day. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

World AIDS Day Panel | Tuesday, Dec 4th at 3pm | SunTrust | Conference Room 12

HIV Testing by Office of Student Health Promotions | Tuesday, Dec 4th, 11am - 4pm | Student Center

About Peace Corps and HIV/AIDS: One of the most serious worldwide threats to public health and development is the spread of HIV/AIDS. The Peace Corps is a key partner and implementer of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which provides assistance to countries most affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Many Volunteers will contribute to HIV/AIDS initiatives during their service, regardless of their area of expertise. Watch our video, Turning Hope into Action, to learn more.

About the Institute of Public Health:  The GSU Institute of Public Health (IPH) is a research and degree-granting program dedicated to advancing the health of the public through academic endeavors, training, and community service. HIV/AIDS prevention is a major theme within the IPH research agenda; faculty examine issues such as health disparities, community impact of transmission and treatment, and the role of social media. For more information about IPH degree programs and research, please visit publichealth.gsu.edu.

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For questions about this event contact Rebecca Ament

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Last updated Dec 04 2012