The Positive Speakers Bureau DVD features excerpts from 10 of its passionate speakers and it is through hearing their lived experiences and stories that we educate audiences and help to reduce myths and discrimination. Key Prevention, education, harm reduction and safe sex messages are woven into each speakers stories.
Positive Speakers Bureau plans to use the DVD as a valuable education, health promotion and marketing tool and an official release will take place at a date to be advised.
To find out more about the Positive Speakers Bureau DVD please follow this link: www.speakers.positivelife.org.au
Positive Life NSW also wishes to convey our condolences to the loved ones, friends and colleagues of those on board Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17 that tragically crashed over Ukraine earlier today. Rest in peace.
Here is the update on the International AIDS Society AIDS 2014 website.
12.00 Midday Australian EST, Friday, July 18, 2014
The International AIDS Society today expresses its sincere sadness at receiving news that colleagues and friends en route to attend the 20th International AIDS Conference taking place in Melbourne, Australia, were on board the Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight that has crashed over Ukraine earlier today.
At this incredibly sad and sensitive time the IAS stands with our international family and sends condolences to the loved ones of those who have been lost to this tragedy.
The IAS is hearing unconfirmed reports that some of our friends and colleagues were on board the flight and if that is the case this is a truly sad day.
The IAS has also heard reports that among the passengers was a former IAS President Joep Lange and if that is the case then the HIV/AIDS movement has truly lost a giant.
Planet Positive is a free social event for people living with HIV, and their friends and family. This July, we welcome AIDS 2014 delegates to experience a warm Melbourne reception.
HIV has been with us for 30 years and we’ve come a long way in understanding the virus since the 80s and 90s. Lance Feeney discusses late diagnosis HIV infection.
Vivienne Munro was involved in the response to HIV since the 1980s. One of the first women in NSW to be open about her HIV status, she played a key role in the ACON HIV Support Project and the early years of what was then PWA(NSW) (which became PLWHA(NSW) and then Positive Life NSW.