Avac Event

Global HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Events

May 18, 2013

AVAC is excited to be working with civil society and research partners across the globe on a number of community events to commemorate HIV Vaccine Awareness Day.

We encourage your participation if you live near any one of them! If you would like more information about an an event or if you have your own that you would like us to include on our list, please contact us at avac@avac.org.

Also a statement from the Vaccine Interest Group in Uganda was published in The New Vision and The Daily Monitor newspapers. Take a look.

See HIV Vaccine Awareness Day events below:

New Prevention Interventions and Relevance to the MSM Community in Beijing, China

Date and Location: May 18, Beijing, China

Event Organizer: Cai Lingping, China HIV/AIDS Information Network (CHAIN)

HIV Prevention Activists on Vaccines

Date and Location: Date TBD, Nairobi, Kenya

Event Organizer: Lucy Ghati, National Empowerment Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya (NEPHAK)

Creating Awareness on HIV Vaccines Among Sex Workers

Date and Location: May 18, Nairobi, Kenya

Event Organizer: Grace Kamau, Bar Hostess Empowerment and Support Program (BHESP)

HIV Vaccines for HIV Prevention: The Past, Present and Future

Date and Location: May 17, Kisumu, Kenya

Event Organizer: Simon Odiwuor

Medical Camp Highlighting the Need for Vaccines

Date and Location: June 1, Kisumu, Kenya

Event Organizer: Dr Stella Njuguna, KEMRI-RCTP

Community HIV Vaccine Research Literacy in Jos, Nigeria

Date and Location: Date TBD, Jos, Nigeria

Event Organizer: Morenike Ukpong, The New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society (NHVMAS)

HIV Prevention Roundtable

Date and Location: May 23, Lagos, Nigeria

Event Organizer: Francis Umoh, Positive Action for Treatment Access (PATA)

Civil Society Symposium on Vaccine Research

Date and Location: May 17, Cape Town, South Africa

Event Organizer: Ntando Yola, Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA)

One-Day Workshop Raising Awareness on the Importance of Vaccines, Particularly HIV Vaccines for Adults

Date and Location: May 23, Durban, South Africa

Event Organizer: Gethwana Mahlase, Zimnandi Zonke

One-Day HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Session

Date and Location: May 17, Durban, South Africa

Event Organizer: Tabita Mahlangeni, Medical Research Council/HIV Prevention Research Unit

A Series of HIV Vaccine Community Events

Date and Location: May 17, Johannesburg, South Africa

Event Organizer: Nomampondo Barnabas, Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU)

Researcher and Community Roundtable

Date and Location: May 18, Bangkok, Thailand

Event Organizer: Udom Likhitwonnawut, Thai NGO Coalition on AIDS (TNCA)

Stakeholder Roundtable Discussion on AIDS Vaccine Research in Uganda

Date and Location: May 17, Kampala, Uganda

Event Organizer: Richard Hasunira, Uganda Civil Society Coalition

A Series of Radio Segments and Community Dialogue on HIV Vaccines

Date and Location: May 16 & 18, Kampala, Uganda

Event Organizer: Moses Supercharger Nsubuga, Stigmaless Band

Real Talk: What’s This I Hear About an HIV Vaccine?

Date and Location: May 17, Los Angeles, US

Event Organizer: Kieta D. Mutepfa, UCLA CARE Center

Vaccine-o-licious

Date and Location: May 5, New York City, US

Event Organizer: DaShawn Usher, Project ACHIEVE

Biomedical Interventions for an AIDS-Free Generation – Community Forum on Local PrEP and Vaccine Research

Date and Location: May 15, Oakland, US

Event Organizer: Rob Newells, Imani Community Church

A Series of Community Events on HIV Vaccine Awareness

Date and Location: May 18, Lusaka, Zambia

Event Organizer: Clever Chilende, Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC)

Media and Advocate’s Training on HIV Vaccines

Date and Location: May 16, Harare, Zimbabwe

Event Organizer: Munyaradzi Chimwara, KAIROS Zimbabwe

Sensitizing Community on the Value of HIV Vaccine Research

Date and Location: May 21, Harare, Zimbabwe

Event Organizer: Tendayi Westerhof, Womens Health, HIV and AIDS Southern Africa

Live Radio Talk Shows Focusing on Vaccines (Radio Simba, Top Radio and Radio One)

Date and Location: Staring May 14 through Week of May 20), Kampala, Uganda

Event Organizer: Dr Hannah Kibuuka and Lillian Mutengu, Makerere University Walter Reed Program

A Series of Events for Civil Society and the Media (including a Media Dialogue on HIV Vaccines)

Date and Location: May 16 & May 17, Kampala, Uganda

Event Organizer: Monica Millard and Lillian Mutengu, Makerere University Walter Reed Program

Live TV Talk Shows Focusing on Vaccines (NTV and Channel44 Television)

Date and Location: Week of May 20, Kampala, Uganda

Event Organizer: Monica Millard and Lillian Mutengu, Makerere University Walter Reed Program