AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

Project title HIV/AIDS: A human rights legal perspective
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 01/2006
Chapter Wright State University Boonshoft SOM
Project Coordinator Laura Hamilton
Summary of project This program was done in collaboration with PHR. Cory Duersch, editor of the Human Rights Law Review at the University of Cincinnati, gave a powerful global perspective of HIV/AIDS and human rights legal issues. The presentation offered a very focused insight into key issues effecting different parts of the world and how issues of international law play into the HIV epidemic.

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 60
Participant hours involved 60 hour(s)
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
Total project cost 150
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Email and posters were made, but I think we could have done a better job at explaining the importance of the talk. Human rights law seems so broad and vague that many did not necessarily understand how critical this issue is to addressing the HIV ep
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Lessons/suggestions People were very interested in the topic. Having a great presenter who can present very focused and pertinent information is key. We were very fortunate to have such an accomplished presenter in our community.