HIV self-testing in Scotland

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Friday 19th May 2017

This panel discussion will examine the pilots and progress of self-testing in Scotland. We will then explore what’s next for self-testing, what data collection on self-testing is needed, and the circumstances where it can really make a difference.

Join us and our expert panel to learn more.

Lisa McDaid: Programme Leader - Social Relationships and Health Improvement, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Science Unit, University of Glasgow
Presenting findings from Preparedness for use of the rapid result HIV self-test by gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) study

Robert McKay: National Director of Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland
Reflecting on the pilot of HIV Self Tests undertaken by Terrence Higgins Trust.

Brigette Bard: Founder and CEO of BioSure
BioSure HIV Self Test: The story so far to include a global perspective, publicly funded pilot work in the UK and commercial sales in Scotland.

Hannah Casey: Health Improvement Officer at NHS Orkney Public Health Team
The challenges of HIV testing in the Orkney Islands and the rationale for HIV Self Testing.

Date: Friday 19th May
Time: 12.30 - 15.30
Place: HIV Scotland office, 18 York Place, Edinburgh

Lunch will be provided between 12.30pm and 1.30pm.

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