Cork AIDS Alliance 1987 Press Release

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Title

Cork AIDS Alliance 1987 Press Release

Subject

AIDS activists
Cork AIDS Alliance, 1987-

Description

September 1987 Press Release announcing a Cork Seminar on AIDS on 26 September 1987, organised by the newly established Cork AIDS Alliance (CAA). It outlines the aims of CAA - "CAA aims to provide support for those affected by AIDS through the formation of a support group, to provide information, and to counteract the many misconceptions and prejudices surrounding AIDS. Education to prevent the further spread of the virus is also a priority of the group."
The Press Release also announces that Dr. Jack Cantillon of the Victoria Hospital's STD Clinic will address the seminar, an Australian video will be shown and workshops will be organised to explore support for people with HIV and AIDS; attitudes to AIDS; health care and the basic facts of AIDS transmission.

Creator

Cork AIDS Alliance, 1987-

Source

Arthur Leahy Collection

Date

1987-09-24

Contributor

Mike Simpson

Rights

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Format

Typed A4 letter, Cork AIDS Alliance headed paper

Language

eng

Type

Text
Press Release

Coverage

1987
Cork

Files

Cork AIDS Alliance Press Release Sept 1987.jpg

Citation

Cork AIDS Alliance, 1987-, “Cork AIDS Alliance 1987 Press Release ,” Cork LGBT Archive, accessed October 19, 2017, http://corklgbtarchive.com/items/show/165.