[Ip-health] You are invited! Satellite on HIV travel restrictions

Magne Watts, Beth magnewattsb at unaids.org
Sat Jul 21 05:05:15 PDT 2012


Dear friends,

 

UNAIDS and the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are pleased to invite you to a special session on HIV travel restrictions

 

Sunday, 22 July 2012

9:00 - 11:00, Mini‐room 7

 

As of 2012, there are still some 46 countries, territories and areas that employ some

form of HIV‐related restriction on entry, stay and residence (travel restrictions). Come

hear and discuss the issue with experts from the public health and human rights fields

with global, regional and national perspectives. 

 

Speakers include:

・         Bong‐hyun Kim, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea

・         Susan Timberlake, Chief, Human Rights and Law Division, UNAIDS

・         Dukhyoung Lee, Director General, Korea Centers for Disease Control

・         Malu Marin, Executive Director, ACHIEVE, Inc./CARAM Asia

・         US Government representative (tbc)

・         Marina Zelenska, Head, Department on HIV/AIDS Counteraction, Ukraine

・         George Bartolome, President, United Western Visayas Inc.

 

Co‐chaired by Dr Paul De Lay, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS and Professor

Myongsei Sohn, Dean, School of Public Health - Yonsei University, Republic of Korea.

 

Co‐sponsored by the Republic of Korea and UNAIDS.




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