PrEP SA: Free forum in Adelaide

A forum to discuss the role of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and how it could work in the prevention of HIV in South Australia

Thursday 26 November 6:30 | PM 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide | Free event | Catering provided

SA Mobilisation + Empowerment for Sexual Health (SAMESH) and the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) are bringing leading HIV clinicians and experts on HIV PrEP, from South Australia &  Victoria for a discussion on PrEP and HIV prevention.

Presenter:
Associate Professor Edwina Wright
Alfred Hospital, Burnet Institute
& Chief Investigator for VicPrEP Demonstration Project

Panelists:

Associate Professor Levinia Crooks
Chief Executive Officer, ASHM

Dr Charlotte Bell
Sexual Health Physician , Clinic 275, North Terrace, Adelaide

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Team Leader, SAMESH, Adelaide
The event aims to increase awareness about the San Francisco experience of PrEP and its impact on HIV incidence.
This includes:
• How people use PrEP
• How to maximise PrEP’s benefits such as earlier HIV diagnosis and treatment, increased STI testing, and community mobilisation
• Adherence to PrEP
• Explore where we need to get to and how to get there • Compare and contrast PrEP related landscape in San Francisco and Adelaide
• Explore personal stories & experiences of people taking PrEP or wanting to take
PrEP in Adelaide
• Provide an opportunity for the community to ask questions and discuss
issues around PrEP with a diverse panel of experts