Research-to-Action

Dr. Kate Shannon receives AccolAIDS Award for Social/Political/Community Action

At a gala presented by Positive Living BC on April 13, 2014 it was announced that GSHI's Director, Dr. Kate Shannon, was the recipient of the AccolAIDS Award in the category of Social/Political/Community Action. Dr. Shannon was recognized for pushing forward evidence-based health and human rights for key affected populations, particularly sex workers, and her overall commitment to evidence-based social and policy change as a necessary precondition to HIV prevention, treatment and care. AccolAIDS 2014 was a fantastic event and Dr. Shannon is honoured to have been nominated and chosen for the award!

Presenter Jeanne Shoveller with Kate Shannon at AccolAIDS 2014

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