HIV Self-Testing: GetaKit Info Session

November 30, 2020

November 30, 2020

free

Online

6132385014

Website

Events Description

 

Join The AIDS Committee of Ottawa for an AIDS Awareness Week event on the GetaKit self-testing distribution model!

We will have updates from key figures at the centre of this new service delivery.

There will be an HIV rapid test demo with a description and step-by-step guide.

We’ve got you covered with help navigating the GetaKit web platform, how to order, who is eligible and FAQ’s.

contact cory@aco-cso.ca for more information or to attend

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World AIDS Day takes place on December 1st each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day. It is estimated that 37.9 million people are living with HIV around the world, and 63,100 people here in Canada, and 6 Canadians are infected with HIV everyday.

The AIDS Committee of Ottawa is organizing and hosting educational and awareness-raising events throughout the entire AIDS Awareness Week from Nov. 24th to Dec. 1st.

COVID-19 is showing once again how health is interlinked with other critical issues, such as reducing inequality, human rights, gender equality, social protection and economic growth. With this in mind, this year the theme of World AIDS Day is “Global solidarity, shared responsibility”.

Please see our line-up of events and join us in raising awareness in our community and across our city.

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Land Acknowledgment for Events:

We pay respect to the Algonquin people, who are the traditional guardians of this land. We acknowledge their longstanding relationship with this territory, which remains unceded.

We pay respect to all Indigenous people in this region, from all nations across Canada, who call Ottawa home. We acknowledge the traditional knowledge keepers, both young and old. We honour their courageous leaders: past, present, and future.

We acknowledge the history of violence caused by the colonizers to Indigenous people and their land.

Who is it for?

All ages

HOW MUCH

Tickets : free

free

How to get tickets?

Buy online

Email: cory@aco-cso.ca

WHEN & WHERE

 

Date: Monday November 30, 2020 | 6-8PM

Venue & Address

Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83174886184?pwd=NFZ5SUlJNnZuWXhnS0NhaGR6Z0lNZz09, zoom

Wheelchair accessible

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