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Presentation: Innovative approaches for effective responses to HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men

Please join the BC Centre for Disease Control for a special Grand Rounds on Monday, April 15 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM when guest speaker Dr. David Wilson will present "Innovative approaches for effective responses to HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men".

Associate Professor David Wilson is Head of Surveillance and Evaluation at Australia's Kirby Institute (formerly the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research) at the University of New South Wales. Dr Wilson coordinates Australia's surveillance system for monitoring and reporting HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmissible infections in Australia. He is also a leader in the evaluation of HIV epidemics for the purposes of public health prevention. Dr Wilson develops surveillance systems, uses mathematical modelling and health economics, and designs empirical evaluation studies to understand key drivers of epidemics, explain past trends, and project epidemic trajectories. His team evaluates public health programs and interventions to inform population health policy in Australia, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. More recently, partnering with the World Bank, UNAIDS, and Ministries of Health of numerous countries, he is conducting impact evaluation studies and assessing optimal allocative and technical efficiency for national strategy development, implementation and budgeting. He is the author of more than 140 peer-reviewed publications and regularly undertakes research for numerous regional, national and sub-national decision-makers on aspects of infectious disease management and control.

For onsite participants, the presentation will be held in the Lane Level Lecture Hall at the BC Centre for Disease Control, located at 655 West 12th Avenue in Vancouver.

For offsite participants, please join us by clicking: http://phsa.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/a521725545cb4475908c18b6f7728e1e1d

Please note: you will need MS Silverlight 5.0 to view this webinar - please contact your system administrator if you need this upgrade installed.

This presentation will be webcast live and then archived on the BCCDC Grand Rounds web page (with presenter's permission).

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