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Positive Action

We regularly host interactive webinars (conference calls with accompanying slides) with network members working in community-based organisations from our Positive Action Southern Initiative. These community experts have on the ground, real life experiences dealing with the most vulnerable populations in the region, addressing issues that include homophobia, poverty, rural isolation, homelessness, incarceration, lack of access to affordable health care, substance abuse and mental health challenges that are pervasive barriers to care for patients living in the South.

These calls are sponsored by our Positive Action programme in collaborations with our Positive Action Southern Initiative network member organisations.  The webinars are usually focused on a specific topic supported by ViiV Healthcare or of interest to our members, and are intended to share practical expertise and lessons learned through the Southern Initiative to help our Positive Action partners build their skills and organizational capacity.

Presenter Webinar title                                
Time & Date / Links to previous presentations                                                                

Michael Joyner, ViiV Healthcare, Chelsea White, RAIN, Cindy Watson, JASMYN, Amelia Korangy, TCC Group

Culture and Connections: Linking HIV+ Youth in the South



Michael Joyner, Lisa Diane White, Stephanie Laster, SisterLove, Robin Lewy, Natalie Davis, Rural Women's Health Project, Amelia Korangy, TCC Group.

Empowerment and Cultural Change: Engaging Women with HIV and Using Narrative to Improve Care and Challenge Stigma