Research-to-Action

GSHI at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia!

Whether you are attending AIDS 2014 or not, ensure you check out the exciting abstracts, posters and new publications by GSHI researchers either in person, or online!

July 22, 2014, 10:00-10:45am, Press Conference Room 1, then in Plenary 3, 2:30-4:00pm The Lancet Special Theme Issue on HIV and Sex Workers Symposia Session which includes six comprehensive reviews, a call for action, and a series of invited commentaries. The first in the series, 'The global epidemiology of HIV among female sex workers: structural determinants' is a GSHI-led collaboration with researchers and sex workers from the global south and north, and will be presented by Dr. Steffanie Strathdee.

July 22, 2014, 1:00-2:00pm in Room 109-110 - Dr. Shira Goldenberg will lead an oral poster discussion session as part the session Sex Workers: Gaps in Prevention and Care, entitled 'Complexities of short-term mobility, migration, and sex work: enhanced opportunities, sexual and safety risks, and barriers to care among mobile/migrant sex workers in a Canadian setting' (TUPDC02).

July 23, 2014, 12:30-2:30pm, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level - Dr. Shira Goldenberg will present on behalf of Putu Duff a poster on 'Structural barriers to PAP testing among sex workers living with and affected by HIV' (WEPE269).

July 24, 2014, 1230-2:30pm, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level - Dr. Shira Goldenberg will present a poster entitled, 'Migration and mobility, incarceration, and younger age predict HAART discontinuation among female sex workers: A longitudinal study in Vancouver, Canada' (THPE064).