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Let's Talk About... HIV, Stigma, and Discrimination

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HIV Ireland

70 Eccles St Phibsborough Dublin 7 D07 A977 Eccles Street

D07 A977 Phibsborough

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To mark World AIDS Day 2019, which takes place on 1st December annually, this education aims to provide participants with an understanding of HIV, living with HIV and HIV-related stigma and discrimination.

This education will be beneficial to people working across a range of sectors and professions who want to learn more about the impact of an HIV diagnoses, the law and HIV-related discrimination, where to seek support and how to challenge HIV-related stigma.

Content of the workshop:

- Overview of HIV: transmission, prevention, testing and treatment.
- Living with HIV: impact of an HIV diagnosis, the impact of HIV-related stigma.
- Research: findings from the People Living with HIV Stigma Survey 2017.
- HIV and the Law: discrimination, transmission, and disclosure.
- HIV Ireland experiences and case studies of HIV-related discrimination.
- Challenging HIV-related stigma.
- Services and Resources.

This is a half-day workshop, approximately 4 hours in duration, commencing at 9:30am until 1:30pm. A morning break with refreshments will be provided.

This workshop is free to attend. Booking is essential as places are limited.



Words used to describe this education by previous participants:

Emotive; Essential; Powerful; Brilliant; Eyeopening; Empowering; Informative; Excellent; Necessary; Engaging.



CPD Credits: A certificate of attendance detailing the number of hours education and training completed is provided to each participant. You can apply to your own accrediting associations and organisations for CPD credits, if applicable.

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