Projects & Events

Health science cafés

10 August 2012

Make a quick stop after work at our health science café to get the information and contacts you need to report on HIV.

Designed with journalists’ tight schedules in mind, these cafés offer you the opportunity to connect with an expert in HIV and get targeted information—all in the time it takes to grab a quick bite and something to drink (and those are on us).

Each café will feature a 15 minute talk by a specialist, followed by a casual Q&A. All journalists, journalism students and media practitioners are welcome.


It's complicated. Sex, relationships & HIV
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
Dr Sindi van Zyl shares her experience working on the frontline of HIV treatment and prevention, talking about the mechanics behind the epidemic but also exploring the impact the virus has on relationships and discussing how all of this is becoming part of a bigger conversation through social media.
Click here for more information on this Health science café.

Advanced perspectives
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Looking at new frontiers in HIV treatment and prevention with infectious diseases specialist Dr Kevin Rebe.

Time: 17:30 for 18:00, we wrap up at 19:30
Venue: Wits Art Museum, University Corner, cnr. Jan Smuts and Jorissen
Easy access through University Corner‘s basement parking, off Jorissen
Click here for directions to the venue

Attendance is free, but places are limited. RSVP at the latest the day before the event, to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) , or phone for more.

Health science cafés are brought to you by the HIV&AIDS Media Project, an initiative of the Wits Journalism Programme and the Anova Health Institute, and are funded by the President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under Johns Hopkins Health and Education South Africa (JHHESA).

Publications and Presentations

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