Friday, December 6, 2013
Co-hosted by Dr. Peter Centre, Vancouver, BC
Human Rights, Global Lessons, Grass Roots Perspectives: Indigenous People and HIV and AIDS
To honour Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week in Canada – the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network invites local stakeholders to come together for presentations and discussions about international Indigenous HIV and AIDS issues and how these relate to provincial, regional, and local realities. Dr. Julio Montaner, Director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS; Director of IDC; and Physician Program Director for HIV/AIDS PHC will be the keynote speaker. Trevor Stratton, Coordinator of the International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS, will attend and share his experience working with and learning from Indigenous partners who are responding to HIV and AIDS in their own communities. Local practitioners will share their insights in relation to the international context, as well as highlight First Nation, Metis, and other community perspectives. This session is open to everyone. Light refreshments served
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm PST
Contact: Trevor Stratton, :
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