CGSHE Speaker Series: Lulu Gurney, Flo Ranville, and Dr. Andrea Krüsi, “HIV Stigma, Disclosure, Criminalization and Access to Care: Findings from the SHAWNA Study”
April 4, 2019 @ 12:00–1:00 pm
Room 1500, St. Paul's Hospital
HIV Stigma, Disclosure, Criminalization and Access to Care: Findings from the Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Women’s Longitudinal Needs Assessment (SHAWNA)
SHAWNA is a community-based research project focused on the social, policy, gender and geographic barriers shaping cis- and transgender women’s lived experiences navigating sexual health and HIV care across Metro Vancouver. SHAWNA is led by the Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE) in partnership with a wide range of community partners including, BC Women’s Hospital / Oak Tree Clinic, YouthCO, Afro-Canadian Positive Network of BC, Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network, and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network among others. The project is a collaboration of diverse group of researchers, community, legal and policy experts, and cis- and transgender women living with HIV.
Please join us to hear Lulu Gurney (Peer Research Associate), Flo Ranville (Peer Mentor) and Dr. Andrea Krüsi (Research Scientist) share the most recent findings from the SHAWNA Project.