World Wide Wave was joined by an army of guests to explore HIV and AIDS in the Asia-Pacific region.
A round-up of highlights from the official opening of AIDS 2014.
Accessing treatments for HIV/AIDS when you’re considered a criminal in your country.
Kyle Evans spoke with Olga Rudnieva of the Elena Pinchuk ANTIAIDS Foundation on their efforts to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS and safer sex practices in the Ukraine.
Victoria’s Health Minister David Davis chose an AIDS 2014 pre-conference forum titled “Beyond Blame” to announce all states have commitment to the national goal of reducing new infections of HIV to zero by 2020 Australia wide.
Introduced by the Executive Officer of Living Positive Victoria, Brent Allan, the key note address launching the ENUF Voices exhibition was delivered by Ian Smith founder of Bespoke Approach and husband to Australia’s youngest ever female federal politician, Natasha Stott Despoja.
In Victoria, if one person infects another with HIV they may be prosecuted under section 19a of Crimes Act, potentially facing a maximum penalty of 25 years in gaol.
ENUF Ambassador Dean Beck went along to the opening night of ENUF Voices, a 24 hour a day multi-media exhibition challenging HIV stigma and promoting resilience amongst people living with and those affected by HIV.
The Chinese short film ‘Love’ kicked off the film portion of the AIDS 2014 cultural program at the Global Village. The film was created to deal with the severe challenges in preventing and controlling AIDS in in China.
Whilst he waited in line at Melbourne’s Town Hall to attend the ABC panel program Q&A, Dean Beck arranged to speak with the Victorian AIDS Council’s, Colin Batrouney. Accompanying Colin was Dr Judy Auerbach, former…
Matt McDonell speaks with Kim Green from FHI360, a non-profit human development organisation dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.