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How did treatment for HIV reach the unreachable?

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In global health: How did treatment for HIV reach the unreachable?

We are very excited to welcome Dr Charles Gilks, International Public Health specialist and Clinical Academic who will be sharing his knowledge and experience on ART fir HIV/AIDS in global health.

This is a GP CPD event that is certificated and carries 2 CPD points.

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7pm: Registration, food and drink

7:30pm: Dr Gilks - how ART for HIV/AIDS was scaled globally

8:15pm: Q&A

9pm: Refreshments and networking

9:30pm: Finish

Dr Gilks is Dean/Head of the School of Public Health at the University of Queensland, ranked 29th in the world and first in Australasia on the 2015 US News Best Global Universities rankings. He was previously Professor of Tropical Medicine at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, then Professor of International Public Health at Imperial, as he was seconded by the UK Government (Department for International Development) to WHO Headquarters in Geneva. His final UN post was working as UNAIDS country coordinator in India. His country postings have included Brazil, Kenya, Papua New Guinea and India.

Dr Gilks has worked on Global Public Health, HIV/AIDS, Sexual Health and Health Systems strengthening, as a clinical researcher, providing technical technical assistance and in planning and policy development. He has focussed on practical outcomes and particularly aimed to "get research into policy and practice". He remains research-active, with over 230 peer-reviewed publications, and his Google H-index is 63. He is also committed to driving the renaissance of HIV research in Queensland.

Dr Gilks has gained considerable senior management experience in his career, in UNAIDS, running its largest country office; in WHO, leading HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment policyand driving the target-based "three by five" roll-out; and in UK universities, leading and academic department and establishing a vibrant research team conducting formative multidisciplinary clinical, public health and systems research and trials in Africa.

In the UK, Dr Gilks raised and managed grant research income in excess of £15 million, and supervised 9 MD/PhD students. In WHO, he raised over £250 million for HIV/AIDS work, pioneered the Public Health approach to HIV , and edited the Prevention and Treatment guidelines which set the gloval norms and standards for HIV programming.

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