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Free Documentary Screening of 'Fire in the Blood'

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
University Community Centre (UCC)
Room: Western Film

In honour of Dr. Peter Mugyenyi, Western University’s 2017 honorary Doctor of Science degree recipient, a free screening of the documentary “Fire in the Blood” will be hosted by the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

The film features Dr. Mugyenyi's efforts to bring HIV treatments to Africa.

Dr. Mugyenyi is a Ugandan medical doctor, researcher and promoter of equitable medical care.  His is currently the Executive Director of the Joint Clinical Research Centre, Kampala, the largest provider of HIV care and research in Africa.  He was the pioneer in the introduction of antiretroviral therapy to Africa, in the delivery of ARVs to rural areas and in making life saving AIDS treatment accessible to low and middle-income countries. 

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All in the community are welcome to attend.

Bethany Heinrichs
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