HIV 102: How HIV Impacts the Immune System, CD4 Cells and Viral Load (3/8)

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Webinar occurred on October 13, 2015; 1:00–2:30 pm EDT; Recording and pre-/post-assessment tests are no longer available for this webinar

HIV 102: How HIV Impacts the Immune System, CD4 Cells and Viral Load was the third in our eight-week webinar series that offers women living with HIV capacity building and training on HIV disease and treatment advocacy. During this second webinar, participants received an overview of HIV science by prominent speakers including:

  • Understanding the Immune System and Women and Viral Load, Rebecca Dillingham, MD, MPH, physician, University of Virginia Ryan White Clinic
  • CD4 Cells and CD4 Tests and AIDS-defining Conditions, including Opportunistic Infections, Tranisha Arzah, peer advocate, BABES-Network YWCA

Moderated by:

  • Krista Martel, executive director, The Well Project
  • Vanessa Johnson, co-owner, Ribbon Consultant Group
  • Linda Scruggs, co-owner, Ribbon Consultant Group

Want more information on this webinar topic or want to share in your community? The content used to create this webinar is largely based on fact sheets found on The Well Project's website. In order to assist you in your development as an HIV advocate, we have also created PDF slide sets for the fact sheets you can download and use to disseminate this information to others. Please note that the information in The Well Project’s fact sheets and PDF slides are reviewed and updated regularly, so please check back often to make sure you have the most recent version when using as an educational tool.

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