Georgia State to Host Women and HIV/AIDS: 20 Years Later

Women & HIV/AIDS

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The Center of Excellence on Health Disparities Research at the Georgia State University School of Public Health is teaming up with SisterLove, Inc. to host a community event entitled “Women and HIV/AIDS: 20 Years Later.”

Made possible by a grant from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, the event will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the inclusion of women in the CDC’s case definition of HIV/AIDS. The conference will consist of:

FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION ON “ALL OF US”
Producer, Dr. Mehret Mandefro

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Georgia State University Student Center
Cinefest Film Theatre, Suite 240
Intersection of Decatur and Collins Streets
Atlanta, GA 30303,
(Parking in G Deck, entrance at Collins Street)

Film Screening: “All of Us,” a feature-length documentary that profiles Dr. Mehret Mandefro, a young doctor in the South Bronx who embarks on a research project to find out why black women are becoming infected with HIV at alarming rates. Dr. Mandefro will be on hand to facilitate a discussion with women living with HIV/AIDS.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Film starts at 6 p.m. Discussion begins at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres included.

“IMPACTING CHANGE: THE ROLES OF WOMEN IN EXPANDING THE CASE DEFINITION OF HIV/AIDS”
A One Day Community Symposium

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Thursday, March 13, 2014
9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Georgia State University
100 Auburn Ave, Centennial Hall
Atlanta, GA 30303

Free and open to the public. Lunch included. Space is limited, RSVP by March 5, 2014.

Call 404.413.1147 for more information.

Event will be live streamed at http://publichealth.gsu.edu and speakers will take questions from an online audience through social media on:

Twitter @CecCoex and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theCEC

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