HIV/AIDS activitist to speak at UTMC

Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 by: Catharine Harned | Category: Health


International activist and humanitarian, Hydeia Broadbent will share her message of HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention at The University of Toledo Medical Center's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2002. The free event, which is open to the public, will be held at 4 p.m. in the Collier Building, Room 1000 on the University of Toledo Health Science campus.

As part of the first generation of children born HIV-positive, Hydeia Broadbent was not diagnosed with AIDS until the age three. Broadbent began her work as an HIV/AIDS activist and public speaker at six years old. By 12, she had appeared on national television programs including “Oprah,” “20/20,” “Good Morning America” and “A Conversation with Magic Johnson” on Nickelodeon. Now age 34, her mission is to avoid at-risk behaviors through self-examination and informed decision-making. She promotes abstinence, safe-sex practices and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention.

The program is sponsored by The Ann Wayson Locher Memorial Fund for HIV Care in partnership with The University of Toledo Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

For more information visit: utmc/utoledo.edu/ryanwhiteprogram


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