Synergizing Stigma Reduction and Policy to Enhance HIV Prevention Programs

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This workshop will focus on the relationship between policy and stigma and its impact on the HIV prevention workforce.

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Please join us for NASTAD's inaugural hybrid workshop, “Synergizing Stigma Reduction and Policy to Enhance HIV Prevention Programs,” being held through our Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) program. This workshop will occur through two interactive sessions, either in-person or over Zoom, on January 20-21, 2022, from San Antonio, Texas from 11:15 am - 5:00 pm (CT) each day.

Virtual Participant Information:

  • Registration Deadline – Open through January 17
  • Access Links – Our team will follow up with confirmed virtual attendees with Zoom links and other relevant documents no later than one week before the workshop.

In-Person Participant Information:

  • Registration Deadline – Open through January 18; first-come, first-served
  • Maximum Capacity: 12 Registrants
  • Lodging – Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio. Our team will follow up with confirmed in-person attendees with hotel block and health and safety information. Reminder: NASTAD is unable to provide travel or lodging support for this workshop.
  • NASTAD will provide KN95 masks, disinfectant wipes, and purell hand sanitizer for the duration of the workshop.

Review & Action for In-Person Attendees:

  • Westin’s COVID-19 Policy & Practices
  • NASTAD’s COVID-19 Travel Safety Protocol (found in the registration memo, and we will email this document to you post-registration)
  • Action Required: Once reviewed, please email eross@nastad.org agreeing to the terms & conditions outlined in both protocols. Please provide proof of vaccination, as well.

The workshop objectives are to:

  1. Explore where stigma manifests in both formal and informal HIV Prevention program policy.
  2. Understand the ways that specific policy issues can affect HIV prevention programs across Southern jurisdictions.
  3. Identify best practices surrounding stigma reduction to inform the development of culturally sensitive program policy.

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NASTAD is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. and around the world. Our singular mission is to end the intersecting epidemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and related conditions. We do this work by strengthening domestic and global governmental public health through advocacy, capacity building, and social justice.

 

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