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Pre-Wolfenden to PrEP: HIV and sexual health services then and now
Mon 28 November 2016, 17:30 – 19:00 GMT
What can we learn for the future of sexual health from its history?
In the lead-up to World AIDS Day on 1 December, we look at the experiences
of patients, nurses and other sexual health care workers in an event chaired by
Simon Dowe, Chief Executive of The Sussex Beacon. Richard McKay (University of
Cambridge) will discuss ongoing research into the pre-AIDS history of sexual
health among men who had sex with men, as well as the role of the media in the
North American AIDS epidemic. HIV specialist nurse Jason Warriner (Chair of the
RCN Public Health Forum) will expand on HIV services today. What can we learn
for the future of public health from the devastating recent history of the AIDS
Image courtesy of Wellcome Library London.