Monday, November 16, 2009

Gay Men's Health Workshop

Gay Men's Health & HIV Prevention Workshop

What : A workshop on the topic of Gay Men's Health & HIV Prevention will be presented

by the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia. Areas touched on in the workshop

- population health and the "Gay Men's Health" movement

- HIV prevention through harm reduction approaches

- health related issues of particular concern for gay men

- building cultural capacity re gay men

For Whom : The workshop is for healthcare workers (and others) who work with gay /

bisexual men as part of their clientele, as well as gay community members and advocates.

When & Where : The workshop will be held on Thursday, Nov. 26th at the Halifax

North Memorial Public Library, 2285 Gottingen Street, Halifax from 12:30 - 4:30 PM.

Registration Deadline : There is no charge for the workshop but we do request

registration by Friday, Nov. 20th. To register please contact workshop presenter Chris

Aucoin (see below).

The Presenter : Chris Aucoin, MEd, is the Gay Men's Health Coordinator with the AIDS

Coalition of Nova Scotia. He has worked in health promotion and support (in the areas of

HIV/AIDS and in mental health), in social justice advocacy and education regarding poverty

and food security concerns, and in human rights issues as they pertain to

gay/lesbian/bisexual communities.

For more information please contact Chris Aucoin Gay Men's Health Coordinator, AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia

1-800-566-2437 ext. 222 or

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