[Ip-health] please circulate invitation

Christopher Brennan chris at sfac.org
Fri Feb 25 10:25:30 PST 2011



	SAVE THE DATE! <http://www.searchforacure.org>
	

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	FOR A SPECIAL SATURDAY PUBLIC HEALTH PRESENTATION
AND THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF A STATE BILL THAT WILL AFFECT
HOW THE STATE HANDLES HIV TREATMENT AND PREVENTION
	
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*WHEN:*_ Saturday March 26, 2011 10AM - 4PM

	

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*WHERE:*_ Fenway Health Center 
<http://www.fenwayhealth.org/site/PageServer?pagename=FCHC_abt_about_directions>
                  1340 Boylston Street
                   Boston, MA 02215-4302

	

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*WHAT:*_ 7th Annual HIV Treatment and Prevention Conference 
<http://www.searchforacure.org>
            and Feedback Review of the State Bill to Modernize HIV 
Prevention
            Free admission
            Breakfast and Lunch Provided
            $500 Poster Contest, submission deadline: March 11th
            ~ details (www.searchforacure.org)

	

	
_*WHO:*_ (Finalized Speaking Schedule)

*9:30-10:00 am *
Dr. Alfred DeMaria, State Epidemiologist

    Breakfast, and Introductory remarks by Master of Ceremonies


*10:00-10:30 am*
Dr. Rachel Baden, Harvard Medical Faculty Physician

    The relevance that new antiviral drugs, the treatment of primary
    infection, and efforts to find a cure play in reducing
    infectiousness and transmission rates


*10:30-11:00 am*
Dr. Richard Trauger, Ph.D.

    Developments in immune based therapies that might offer a new
    prophylactic agent and help drugs keep people non infectious


*11:00-12:00 pm*
Dr. Ken Mayer, Research Director

    The use of prophylactics (PrEP/PEP) for HIV prevention, the data and
    its implications


*12:00-1:00 pm*
Lunch and announcement of poster contest winner
(Winning Poster - that which gets the most votes from YOU, the 
conference attendees!)

*1:00-1:30 pm*
Dr. Sten Vermund, Director Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and 
Director of HIV prevention trials

    How prevention programs are working around the world and why we
    think they can succeed in ending the epidemic


*1:30-2:00 pm*
State Representative Carl Sciortino, Jr., Medford & Somerville

    Presentation and discussion of newly filed state legislation to
    create a commission to modernize HIV prevention and treatment
    efforts in Massachusetts 


*2:00-4:00 pm
*Kevin Cranston, Head of Infectious Disease, MA Department of Public Health

    Leading a workshop on the State Bill to hear your feedback,
    facilitated through a panel with the remaining speakers available
    for discussion and interaction



Please come prepared to interact, to show off what your group is doing, 
to check out the state bill and advice on refining it, to get material 
to circulate to friends, clients, co-workers, family and friends and to 
educate us about what you and your clients need.

There is plenty of room for informational tables at the event,
if you are interested in hosting an informational table please contact: 
CHRIS at SFAC.ORG

If you know you will be attending please let us know by phone 
617.945.5350 or email
chris at sfac.org so that we can plan to have enough food and drinks for 
everybody.

Hope to see you there!


*DON'T FORGET TO CALL YOUR STATE REP AND TELL THEM YOU SUPPORT THE STATE 
BILL FOR THE MODERNIZATION OF HIV PREVENTION AND TREATMENT*


    The Truth About HIV Prevention
    Short Video Highlight (click image)
    <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8FHLIK144g>

    Short Video on HIV Prevention
    <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8FHLIK144g>

    New Tools For HIV Prevention
    Short Animation   (click image)

    Short Animation Describing Our Intentions
    <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJbuAh4fNzE>


SPECIAL FOLLOW UP MEETING - THE CONTINUATION OF THE DISCUSSION

April  23rd, 11a.m.  at The Fenway Health Center
Dr. Edmund Tramont from the National Institute of Health
   Special Meeting on How the Federal Government Might Support
a State Wide Effort to Control Transmission Through Prevention

Contact Us for with questions or to register an information table : 
office 617.945.5350 chris at sfac.org
	

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