Living with AIDS - November 25

Monday, November 22, 2010

Living with AIDS is a concert-style event as part of AIDS Awareness week that will provide perspectives from students and professionals both locally and abroad illuminating the HIV/AIDS crisis and barriers faced by the 40 million people living with HIV today.

Date: Thursday, November 25, 2010
Time: 11:30 - 1:30
Location: University Community Centre atrium

Come hear the sounds of the Schulich Meds Choir performing an excerpt from the musical Rent and enjoy songs and dance celebrating African culture performed by the African Students Association. Personal testimonials about working with HIV/AIDS patients abroad will be provided by homegrown intiative Western Heads East, and a speaker from the Aids Committee of London will share their personal perpective on living with AIDS.

Program schedule:

11:30 - Welcome
11:35 - Schulich Meds Choir
11:50 - Western Heads East student intern testimonial
12:05 - SHARE speaker from London Aids Committee
12:30 - African Students Association dance and song
12:45 - Guest Speaker: Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik

Guest Speaker: Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik

Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik is a dynamic speaker and visionary from who launched the "Bracelet of Hope" fundraising campaign in 2005. Wearing the hats of both physician and global activist, she works tirelessly in the area of HIV/AIDS both locally and internationally. Her vision - "to see a bracelet of hope on the wrist of every Canadian and eradicate AIDS in one country" is aimed at accomplishing Millenium Development Goal #6 in Lesotho, Africa.

Come be entertained, informed and engaged. Students and faculty from all departments are welcome.