Kirby Seminar - Mr Nicolas Parkhill - "Our Journey to End HIV: 30 years of community, campaigns, partnership and activism.”

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Event type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 

The Kirby Institute
Level 6 Seminar Room
Wallace Wurth Building
UNSW Australia
Sydney NSW 2052

Contact for bookings: 
Rata Joseph +61 (0)2 9385 0900 rjoseph@kirby.unsw.edu.au
Contact for inquiries: 
Rata Joseph +61 (0)2 9385 0900 rjoseph@kirby.unsw.edu.au
Booking deadline: 

The Kirby Institute is pleased to present:

Mr Nicolas Parkhill-CEO, ACON

 "Our Journey to End HIV: 30 years of community, campaigns, partnership and activism..”

Tuesday 7th April  2015
Lunch will be served at 12.30pm
1pm- 2pm
Please RSVP to rjoseph@kirby.unsw.edu.au for catering purposes.

Abstract:
 Established 30 years ago, ACON has a long history of adapting to changes in the HIV epidemic, being at the forefront of HIV advocacy and drawing on our close connections to community to build evidence based, best practice health promotion programs. While the HIV sector has had many collective successes, much work remains to be done to end HIV. 

Biography:
Nicolas Parkhill has over 20 years' experience in the public and community health sectors. For the last five years he has been the CEO of ACON, NSW’s leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV and LGBTI health. Prior to this role Nicolas headed up both the health promotion and operational divisions of ACON and worked in a variety of senior management and policy development roles for NSW Health and the NSW Cabinet Office, many with a specific focus on alcohol and other drugs. He also has a background in social marketing campaign management and public relations.

 

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