The Irish Aid Annual Professor Michael Kelly Lecture on HIV and AIDS

HIV/AIDS

Tag ArchivesHIV/AIDS

The Irish Aid Annual Professor Michael Kelly Lecture on HIV and AIDS

The 2018 Irish Aid Annual Professor Michael Kelly Lecture on HIV/AIDS will take place in Smock Alley Theatre on December 11 at 5:00 pm.

This year’s lecture will include a video address from Father Michael Kelly in Zambia, and will be moderated by broadcaster and entertainer, Dil Wickramesinghe. The lecture will feature opening and closing addresses by Nicola Brennan, Policy Unit Director at Irish Aid and Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon T.D.

The 2018 special invited speakers are Dr Oanh Khuat, Executive Director of SCDI Vietnam, Rory O’Neill/Panti Bliss, HIV activist and entertainer, and Robbie Lawlor, HIV activist with Youth Stop AIDS and ACT UP Dublin.

Register to attend this free event by following this link: bit.ly/2018FMK

Continue Reading 0

AIDS 2018 Follow-Up showed how far we have come, and how far we have left to go

AIDS 2018 Follow Up Eventbrite

The Follow-Up Session to the 2018 International AIDS Conference took place on Friday, 5 October, and was hosted by the Irish Forum for Global Health, Concern, and RCSI. Gathering together Irish experts from across civil society, medicine, and the development sector, the picture they painted of the progress Ireland has made in fighting HIV/AIDS and […]

Continue Reading 0

AIDS 2018 Conference Follow-Up and Highlights Session

The annual International AIDS Conference represents the largest conference on any global health issue in the world. AIDS 2018 was held under the theme “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges”, and brought together over 16,000 researchers, advocates, policy makers, funders and community leaders from more than 160 countries.

Following on from this milestone conference, IFGH, Concern and RCSI are holding a follow-up event, bringing together health workers, patient advocates, and civil society to discuss their highlights of AIDS 2018 and the implications for the Irish and global response to the epidemic. This is a unique opportunity to learn more about what happened at the conference and engage in a lively debate about HIV and AIDS.

This event will take place in Houston Theatre, RCSI from 2pm to 5pm. For more information, click here or on the banner above.

Continue Reading 0

Partnerships in HIV: Embracing Change and Getting Back to Basics

TW%202014%20FB.jpg

IFGH Conference 2014 Partnerships in Emergency Responses, HIV AIDS & Inclusive Health Key Correspondent: Anna McCormick As the global health community is scrambling to test experimental drugs, train staff and set up emergency response teams in the wake of Ebola, many have been reminded of the similar challenges caused by HIV in the 1980s. Both […]

Continue Reading

The Irish Aid Annual Fr. Michael Kelly HIV/AIDS Event 2014

FMK Red 3 Poster invitation

At this year’s International Conference, as in previous years, the IFGH is facilitating the Irish Aid Annual Father Michael Kelly HIV/AIDS Event. This year is the 9th year of this event which was founded in 2006 to honour Fr. Michael’s remarkable work and tireless advocacy in the HIV and AIDS arena. The annual event comprises […]

Continue Reading