Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
Injection Drug Use, and the Interacting Epidemics of Substance Use and HIV
FREE. Registration required.
When: Wed, March 27, 2019. 6:30 PM.
Where: Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St.
Additional Info: Co-presented by SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement and SFU Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
The final event in the SFU President's Dream Colloquium on HIV/AIDS: From Cell to Society
The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Hansel Tookes on the topic of "Injection Drug Use and the Interacting Epidemics of Substance Use and HIV". Dr. Tookes is responsible for developing the first needle exchange site in Miami, Florida and will be discussing harm reduction models in the United States. The evening will also feature Cole Stanley, Medical Lead in the Best Practices in Oral Opioid Agonist Therapy (BOOST) Provincial Collaborative, and a question period moderated by Community Activists.
This event will take place at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm on March 27th. There will be a reception after the event, which will include food and an art exhibit featuring work from the community on the theme of substance use, resiliency, community and HIV.
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