Connections Forum: HIV in Iowa Today Panel Discussion
7 PM to 9 PM
hotelVetro Conference Center (2nd floor)
Downtown Iowa City, IA
On World AIDS Day, join MoMENtum and ICARE in a forum discussion of the past and present history of HIV/AIDS in our community. Know your history, don't let it repeat.
The event is organized by Johnson County Public Health, ICARE , Connections , and SNPHA - a UI student pharmacy group, to raise awareness around HIV/AIDS by engaging participants in a community conversation.
Attendance: 40 (including panelist)
Topics covered: ICARE services, HIV testing, Iowa HIV epidemiology, treatment options and guidelines (past and present), future drugs, social stigma of being HIV+, workplace descrimination, the importance of support networks, reactions to disclosing, HIV criminalization, and health and life insurance issues
Photos from the forum are available via our Facebook site: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=175041&id=154445387570