AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

Project title local and global issues surrounding HIV/AIDS, access to medication and health policy
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 10/2006
Chapter University of Cincinnati COM
Project Coordinator Azadeh Namakydoust
Summary of project AMSA's GAF presented an update on some important HIV/AIDS issues on health workers for Africa and access to essential medicines as well as the need to reform the dangerous proposed funding formulas for people with AIDS in Ohio that will cut care and support services under the Ryan White Care Act.

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Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 120
Participant hours involved 1.5 hour(s)
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
Total project cost $300.00
Project funding Local chapter funds,Medical school funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising email, word of mouth, posters
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
Lessons/suggestions The session would have been much more interesting if had had more time, but we could only give the presenters an hour, so they had to squeeze a two hour program into one hour. However, it's really hard to keep busy medical students in one place for two st

Comments There was another event scheduled at the same time as ours, but because we had Thi food (not Pizza) and provocative posters people flocked to our meeting, event though the other meeting was being held in the first year classroom and second years did not h