Aids 2018 – World Conference events in the city More than just debates

Aids 2018 – World Conference events in the city More than just debates

The World Aids conference is one of the biggest events for health professionals, volunteers and patients. Under the name AIDS 2018 it will be held on 23-28 July 2018 in Amsterdam. The registration period for the conference is closed, the papers have been submitted and the speeches are being prepared (see the conference website for more details). But an event like this is more than just a scientific, professional conference. Throughout the city lots of…

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Volunteers wanted for Protest March AIDS2018 Participate and Volunteer

Volunteers wanted for Protest March AIDS2018 Participate and Volunteer

On 23 July 2018, thousands of HIV and AIDS activists from all over the world will hold a protest march. They will have come together because of the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. Leading up to the official opening of the conference, diverse communities will make their voices heard and raise awareness of topics from human rights and access to medicines, to political support and funding for the fight against HIV and AIDS. Participate and Volunteer…

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POZ PARADISE: crowdfunding a new play

POZ PARADISE: crowdfunding a new play

This year the World Aids Conference takes place in Amsterdam. A group of artists wants to put on a new play called POZ PARADISE. It is written and directed by Daniel Cohen. With this play he wants to show how we came through the Aids crises and how different generations deal with it. But to put this play on the stage the makers need your support. That’s why they started a crowdfunding campaign. Poz Paradise,…

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Mikel Haman (1963-2018) At the forefront of the Caribbean LGBTQI liberation

Mikel Haman (1963-2018) At the forefront of the Caribbean LGBTQI liberation

On one of the first days of 2018 Mikel Haman died at the age of 54 after a short illness. Mikel was an important member of the LGBTQI and Surinam-Caribbean community in Amsterdam. A flamboyant man, he normally was a friendly and diplomatic activist within the Surinam-Caribbean community for LGBTQI rights. But when he got angry, he could be a loud and outspoken campaigner against malpractice and injustice. Mikel Haman was born in Surinam in South…

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PrEP consultation service started in Amsterdam for self medication

PrEP consultation service started in Amsterdam for self medication

PrEPnu (or PrEP now) started a weekly PrEP consultation service in the centre of Amsterdam. At this service you can ask all your questions about PrEP-use and generic medication. Free HIV tests will also be provided and you can get advice in your choice for independent PrEP-use. PrEPnu fighting for free access to HIV prevention pill PrEPnu is an independent advocacy group for free and widespread availability of the Pre-Expositie Profylaxe medicine. This medicine which you…

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