CIRA Symposium: "Addressing HIV/AIDS in Humanitarian Crises: Perspectives from Lebanon"
In observance of World AIDS Day, the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS is convening a virtual symposium that will include a keynote presentation by Professor Adeeba Kamarulzaman (University of Malaya, Malaysia; President, International AIDS Society), and panel presentations and discussions with researchers and practitioners.
The goal of the symposium is to bring together researchers, practitioners, and all interested communities to discuss current research and identify knowledge gaps related to HIV/AIDS testing, linkage, and retention in care among refugees and displaced populations in Lebanon, including the impact of COVID-19 crisis on service and care delivery. Registration is required to receive information about attending the event: https://yale.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtcemqrjMiE923AwAqkDxh8C_7ZSrejyuJ.
University of Malaya, MalaysiaAdeeba KamarulzamanProfessor
American University of BeirutNesrine RizkAssistant Professor
Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA)Elie AarajExecutive Director