aidsmapCHAT: COVID-19 and HIV – Series 3


The third series of aidsmapCHAT, our live discussions on news and updates on COVID-19 from around the world for people living with HIV.

aidsmapCHAT is hosted by Susan Cole and Matthew Hodson.

Thank you to Wandsworth Oasis for their support with this series.

Episode 1: 5 November 2020.

With guests Dr Sanjay Bhagani, Consultant Physician/Associate Professor of HIV and President-elect of the European AIDS Society; Nathaniel Hall, HIV-positive actor and activist; and Prof. Celeste Watkins-Hayes, internationally recognised expert on HIV, race, class and gender.

Episode 2: 19 November 2020

With guests Karl Schmid, HIV-positive producer and reporter for ABC in Los Angeles; Denis Onyango from the Africa Advocacy Foundation; and Dr Mina Hosseinipour, infectious diseases doctor who talked about the recent trial results for injectable PrEP in women.

Episode 3: 3 December 2020

With guests Dr Tristan Barber from the Royal Free Hospital, Dr and radio host Sindi van Zyl and 'London patient' Adam Castillejo, who has been cured of HIV.

Episode 4: 14 January 2021

With guests Professor Linda-Gail Bekker, Director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre; Edwin Sesange, LGBT rights campaigner and Todd Cooper, a medical student who's working on the COVID frontline.