COVID & HIV : a tale of two viruses

22 June 2021 6.30pm — 10pm

Babylon Restaurant
188 Pitt Street

There is growing concern that the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted  HIV testing and treatment, resulting in excess HIV-related deaths and onward transmission. This talk will review the effect of the covid19 pandemic on HIV trend (globally and nationally) and strategies used at multiple levels to curb the rising incidence of either infection.

Our speaker is Dr Angie Pinto who is a staff specialist in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

This educational session will be held at  Babylon Restaurant which is inspired by the once thriving metropolis and one of the seven wonders of the ancient world . 

Please confirm your attendance and any dietary requirements
by Tuesday 16th June to:


Timeline of Event: 

  • 6.30pm - 7pm             Arrival & registration
  •  7pm – 7.30pm           Entrée
  •  7.30pm – 8.15pm      Presentation
  • 8.15pm                       Dinner served and question time
  • 9pm                            Dessert


  • [If you are unable to attend in person, a zoom attendance is also available - Please register below for zoom-access to this educational event]
  • Zoom register link: [ to be updated soon]
  • You will receive a confirmation email after you register for zoom attendance. 


Hope to see you all there! 

The PASHNET executive

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Venue details for Babylon  Restaurant can be found at

Meeting proudly sponsored by Gilead

Guest speakers

Dr Angie Pinto

The Kirby Institute

Dr Angie Pinto is an Immunovirologist at The Kirby Institute, currently undertaking a PhD into the long-term outcomes of primary HIV infection. She works clinically as a staff specialist in Infectious Diseases at RPA Hospital.