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   ATHENA satellite at IAS 2015 - Global Review of Women's Access to HIV treatment

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Satellite Event, 2015 International AIDS Society Conference - Key barriers to treatment access for women: Making fast track a reality

Women are being reached by HIV/AIDS care and treatment, but are women’s needs being served?

Will achievement of global treatment and retention goals be possible if gender-related and structural barriers to access are not addressed?

Date: Sunday, July 19th, 10:15 AM 12:15 PM
Venue: Vancouver Convention Centre, Room 109
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, V6C 0C3 Canada

Please join us as UN Women, UNAIDS, AVAC, Salamander Trust and ATHENA Network present preliminary findings from a Global Review of Women’s Access to HIV Treatment and speakers explore key strategies to address barriers to treatment.

SPEAKERS:
Ms. Martha Tholanah, Founder, Network of Zimbabwean Positive Women, Chair, ICW Global, Global Reference group member
Ms. Lilian Mworeko, Regional Coordinator ICW-East Africa
Dr. Alice Welbourn, Salamander Trust Founding Director;
Dr. Badara Samb, Chief of Global Outreach & Special Initiatives, UNAIDS;
Dr. Tamil Kendall, Director for Women & Maternal Health, Ministry of Health, British Columbia, Canada;
Moderator: Nazneen Damji, Policy Advisor, Gender Equality, HIV & Health, UN Women