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Jackie Morton – A year of activism in 2016

EATG Chair Jackie Morton has summed up her experience as a leading HIV activist (and a new grandmother) in 2016 with a few images and some text. These are her personal memories.

A year of HIV activism in 2016


9 January 2016. Brussels

A Board of Directors (BoD) and governance meeting in Brussels (which was on high alert following the bombing of the airport.)


16/17 January 2016. Prague, Training and Capacity Working Group

A snowy Prague.

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5/6 February 2016. Board of Directors meeting in Beautiful Rome.

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22 February 2016. Drury Lane, London.

My last event as CEO, Terrence Higgins Trust, London, which ended on the 29 February 2016.


This is Graham Norton and me.

30 May – 1 April 2016. Berlin, Germany, presenting at the innovative Ageing – Over 50s Conference, TCWG & report writer.

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16 – 17 April 2016. Board of Directors/Auditors meeting in Barcelona.


Of course, while in Barcelona, I also visted the Sagrada Familia.


29 April 2016 – UK-CAB LONDON.

8-9 May Governance meeting in Brussels followed on 30 May 2016, 15-17 CET, Skype Call M-Care project, 19 September M-Care TC – selection of applicants.

11 May Stigma Index meeting, Houses of Parliament, London.

3 – 5 June 2016. Frankfurt Germany BoD /DMAG meeting


8 – 10 July 2016. Malaga, Training & Capacity Working Group

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12- 13 August 2016. Athens. Board of Directors meeting


22 – 26 September 2016. Sofia, General Assembly + BoD 20-21 Sept.

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3 October 2016 – Appointed to the CRG HIV, NHS England, TCs on 3 Oct and 8 Nov 2016.

13 – 14 October 2016. BHIVA Conference, London


Bryan Teixeira presenting at BHIVA on austerity & ending AIDS. I also became a member of the BHIVA Primary Care project presented by Dr Maryam Shahmanesh.

22 October 2016. Glasgow Conference – Report writer + BoD meeting 26-27 October.

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29 October, 2 and 22 November – BoD TCs.

4 November – UK-CAB, London.

24th November 2016

I missed the BoD meeting in Brussels for the greatest moment:

becoming a grandparent for the first time.


Baby: Isaac Hamley Allun Morton

9th December 2016 – Presented at the Parliamentary event – Beyond Viral Suppression Conference Brussels.

16 December 2016 BoD TC.

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