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Launch of new study: Report on men who have sex with men conducted in three cities

11 November 2014
10:00 - 11:30

The results of a report on men who have sex with men (MSM) conducted in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, will be announced at a seminar on Tuesday, 11 November  from the Pretoria Offices of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), linking via video to the Cape Town and Durban offices. Please join us or send a media representative to report on this study.  You are welcome to attend from any of our offices.

Kindly confirm your attendance to Ina van der Linde at, or by phone on 012 3022024 or 0823310614.

PROGRAMME:  11 November 2014

10:00 – 10:05           Opening and Welcome, Prof. Vasu Reddy, executive director, Human and Social Development Programme, HSRC

10:05 – 10:35            Presentation of Results, research specialist, HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB (HAST) research programme, HSRC

10:35 – 10:55             Guest speakers:
                                      Steve Mmapaseka Letsike, co-chair, SA National AIDS Council (SANAC))
                                      Dr Fareed Abdullah, CEO SANAC
                                      Dr Yogan Pillay, deputy director-general, national Department of Health
                     Jennifer Walsh, Interim PEPFAR Country Coordinator for South Africa
                                     Dr Nancy Knight, Country Director, US Centers of Disease Control, South Africa

10:55 – 11:25            Questions and answers (All)

11:25 – 11:30            Closing Remarks, Prof. Reddy

Journalists will have the opportunity to do interviews with the speakers following the event.

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