Category Archives: UK African Microbicides Working Group

  1. Join IRMA and Partners for Dynamic Microbicides 2012 Advocates’ Pre-conference!

    Please join us for this dynamic pre-conference…. Advocacy in a New Prevention Landscape: BUILDING OUR KNOWLEDGE AND CAPACITY FOR EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY AROUND HIV PREVENTION RESEARCH AND IMPLEMENTATION Timing: Sunday 15 April 2012, 0830 to 1600Venue: Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney   M2012 offers new opportunities and challenges to advocates across the world involved and/or Read More >>

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  2. Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicides Advocate: Mariama Kamara

    via IRMAKamara is the Operations Manager for the African HIV Policy Network (APHN), an alliance of African community-based organizations and their supporters that are working for fair policies for people living with HIV/AIDS in the UK. As the only African organization in the UK whose work is dedicated to policy, advocacy and national and international representation, the Read More >>

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  3. UK’s Buzz Cafes get distinction at IAS conference

    [Click image to enlarge] The UK African Microbicides Working Group submitted an abstract on ‘Experiences of the Buzz Cafe in Microbicides Advocacy in the United Kingdom’ at the 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention held in Cape Town, South Africa between the 19-22 July 2009. The abstract was accepted for a poster Read More >>

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  4. Buzzzzzz — Rectal Microbicides!

    by Mariama Kamara (African HIV Policy Network, UK) and Dr. Carolina Herrera (St. George’s University, London, UK) Our third Buzz Café ( hosted by the UK African Microbicides Working Group on December 4) focused on rectal microbicides and the possibilities of having a rectal Microbicides before a vaginal one. The topic in itself is quite controversial but Read More >>

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  5. The UK is all a-BUZZ about rectal microbicides!

    click image to enlarge As part of its ongoing series of highly successful Buzz Cafés, the UK African Microbicides Working Group is hosting its next event on December 4th. Guest speaker Dr. Carolina Herrera from St. George’s University, discussions about participants’ role in rectal microbicide advocacy, general camaraderie and (non)caffeinated beverage of your choice are all on Read More >>

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