Enhancing Meaningful Engagement of Women Living with HIV in Research
Women are consistently under-represented in HIV related clinical research, including recent research toward a cure for HIV.
This free panel discussion will talk about issues and strategies for enhancing women’s engagement in HIV related research. It is open to all interested parties. This is a joint event between ARCSHS, Positive Women Victoria & Thorne Harbour Health.
The panel will incude:
- Dr Kirsty Machon, EO, Positive Women Victoria, on women’s involvement in the Australian HIV response
- Heather Ellis, Chair, Positive Women Victoria, on women’s role in HIV research and advocacy
- A.Toni Young, Executive Director, Community Education Group, DC Centre for AIDS Research, USA, on empowering women and communities to respond to HIV
- Dr Karine Dubé, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, on women’s engagement in HIV Cure research and the US Women’s research Initiative