HIV/AIDS in Manitoba: Global Strategies for a local Problem

November 29, 2012 – 7:00 pm
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg
Seating is limited, RSVP to: Research_Communications@umanitoba.ca, (204) 474-6689

Every year in Manitoba over 100 new cases of HIV are diagnosed. Some would be surprised to learn that the majority of cases are in the over 40 age group, with over 63 per cent contracted through heterosexual partners. For decades, the University of Manitoba has led the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS around the globe. Come join the discussion with our experts to learn about the latest prevention strategies being used to address Manitoba’s growing HIV/AIDS cases and the status of the development of a vaccine to prevent the disease.

Experts

Dr. Keith Fowke
Professor, Departments of Medical Microbiology and Community Health Sciences,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba

Dr. Marissa Becker
Assistant Professor, Centre for Global Public Health,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba,
Associate Director, Manitoba HIV Program

Blain Butyniec
Health Educator, Nine Circles Community Health Centre


Moderator

Dr. Stephen Moses
Professor and Head, Community Health Sciences,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba