© 2019  The South Carolina HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Conference

Special Events
  • Pre-Conference Institue


“Women Rising Above” sponsored by SC HIV Planning Council


Goal: Support women living with HIV by:

  1. Supporting holistic engagement of women in their healthcare throughout the HIV Continuum of Care so as to achieve consistent viral suppression.

  2. Providing information on gender-responsive interventions including biomedical and psychosocial interventions designed to counter isolation and loneliness

  3. Enhancing efforts to reduce internalized stigma, intersectional discrimination, and intergenerational trauma.

  4. Sharing life and leadership opportunities which enable women to serve as messengers and change agents for other women.


Attendees: 75-100 women living with HIV


Location/Time: 10/15/2019, 8:30am-6pm


Registration details and contact information:  Donald Wood, dwood@capconsc.com, (803) 252-1087


“Doing This Together: Exploring Comprehensive Prevention and Care for LGBT+ Individuals” sponsored by SC DHEC


Please note that the Pre-Conference Institute, “Doing This Together: Exploring Comprehensive Prevention and Care for LGBT+ Individuals” sponsored by SC DHEC for Tuesday, Oct 15 has been cancelled. 

  • Free Hepatitis A Vaccine


When: Wednesday, October 16 & Thursday, October 17 - during registration (8 am -9 am) and during exhibit viewing (10:10 am -10:40 am)


Where: First Floor of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (our Conference venue) outside the Exhibits area


  • Who needs a Hep A?

    • People reporting drug use (IV and non-IV drugs)

    • People who are currently or were recently in jail or prison

    • People with unstable housing, or who are homeless

    • Men who have sex with men

    • People who have been or could be in close contact with someone infected with Hep A

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