We held an event on Tuesday 9 February as part of our regular ‘In The Know’ Treatments and Research information sessions, with three guest speakers presenting on the COVID-19 vaccine and what it means for our community members living with HIV. They were:
- Mr Bruce Hamish Bowden, Clinical Pharmacist (HIV) from The Albion Centre
- Professor Anthony Kelleher, Director of The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney who spoke about the COVID-19 Vaccine Science including side effects, research and types, how it affects people living with HIV
- Dr Prital Patel, Research Fellow at The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney who presented on Vaccine Hesitancy and
- Associate Professor Edwina Wright, Chair of the ASHM COVID-19 Taskforce who discussed the COVID Vaccine Rollout/Schedule and Logistics.