CREIDU: AIDS 2014 Satellite Symposium

Facilitator: Australian broadcaster, Ms Libbi Gorr

Hosted by the Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU), the panel discussion will explore the notion of treatment as prevention amongst people who inject drugs.

Discussion will cover both international and Australian contexts, touching on ethical, medical and social dimensions to treatment as prevention for this marginalised group. Panel members will include local and international experts who can provide diverse professional and personal perspectives on this important issue.

Panel members include:

The Hon Michael Kirby

Former Justice of the High Court of Australia, Commissioner of the UNAIDS Commission on Sustainable Health.

Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman

Dean of Medicine, Professor of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine University of Malaya.

Dr Niklas Luhmann

Harm Reduction and HIV/AIDS Advisor, Médecins du Monde, France.

Mr Sam Nugraha

Executive Director, PEKA Halfway House - Community Based Treatment

Ms Tracy Swan

Hepatitis/HIV Project Director, Treatment Action Group, U.S.A.

Professor Michel Kazatchkine

UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Professor Margaret Hellard

Head, Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute; Burnet Associate Director; Adjunct Professor, Monash University, DEPM, Australia.

Date & Time

Wednesday, 23 July, 2014
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM AEST


AIDS 2014 - Room 103, Level One, Melbourne Convention Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf VIC 3006

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Available for AIDS 2014 Delegates only. Free event, including drinks and canapés before panel discussion.

Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Burnet Institute

[email protected]