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World AIDS Day at SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York

Throughout today, panels from the AIDS quilt are on display in the atrium of the Basic Science Building for SUNY Downstate. We remember those people who have passed away during the epidemic, and those who continue to die from this disease. We celebrate those survivors and the amazing modern medicine that has made survival possible.

SUNY Downsate events for World AIDS Day

December 1, 2016 Display of panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt, sponsored by the Student Center Governing Board. Also a display of Survivor Panels, created by Downstate’s STAR Program, to celebrate the resilience of people living with HIV. Basic Science Building Atrium 9 am – 4 pm


STAR Health Center Annual World AIDS Day Program This year’s program focuses on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PreP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), featuring real life stories from patients and staff about PreP and HIV. Alumni Auditorium 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Reception to follow in Lecture Hall 1B


December 2

Adolescent Education Program’s and Diaspora Community Services World AIDS Day: A Teen Town Hall 2016 Event Peer leaders and Youth Advocates of the BATES Network come together to remove the stigma of the virus and to champion their peers to do the same. Join them in making your voice heard. Alumni Auditorium 5 – 8 pm


December 2 2016 World AIDS Day Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will present an award to Dr. Monica Sweeney, ’75, Vice Dean for Global Engagement and Chair of Health Policy & Management in the School of Public Health, for her years of dedication and accomplishments. Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 5 – 8 pm


December 4 Health Center, airing on local TV channels Topic: World AIDS Featuring: Host Dr. Monica Sweeney

Airs: Sunday, December 4 – 11:30 am, on BronxNet, Channel 70 Monday, December 5 – 10am and 5 pm, on Brooklyn Community Access Television (BCAT) Channel 69; Friday, December 9 –  7:30 am, on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) Channel 56.

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