Paris 2018 organized the first international colloquium on the health of homosexual, bisexual and trans people *, on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 March 2017 at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Paris.
During these two days, participants reported on the latest research on LGBT health, highlighted innovative health promotion and care actions, and identified all the work that remains to be done. In health education, prevention, sexual health and care so that these people can live their daily life as a full citizen.
After several round tables, testimonials and papers from a call for international papers, this scientific symposium highlighted the need to better structure health research and to better take care of LGBT people in the healthcare system.
The languages of the colloquium were French and English. A French-English interpretation was available for the entire conference.
The symposium was organized with the support and in partnership with:
Three respected Institutions:
- CMG – College of General Practice,
- SFSP – French Society of Public Health,
- SFFEM – French and Francophone Society of Medical Ethics)
Actors involved in the health issues of LGBT people:
- Afrique Arc-en-Ciel Ile-de-France,
- l’Association de médecine gay friendly (AMG),
- le Centre LGBT de Paris Ile-de-France,
- le COREVIH Ile-de-France Sud,
- l’Equipe nationale d’intervention en prévention et santé pour les entreprises (ENIPSE),
- HF-Prévention qui a assuré l’organisation matérielle du colloque,
- Le Kiosque Infos Sida et Toxicomanie,
- le Mouvement d’affirmation des jeunes lesbiennes, gais, bi et trans,
- Shams France,
- Solidarité internationale LGBT (SIL).
Various funding, in addition to certain registration fees, made it possible to invite foreign speakers, to provide interpreting and to offer participants coffee breaks and meals in the canteen of the ministry in charge of health:
- Public funding: Interministerial Delegation against racism, Anti-Semitism and Anti-LGBT Hatred (DILCRAH), Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (Directorate General of Health), Ministry of Culture (Pascal Fund), Public Health France, National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS).
- Private funding: ViiV Healthcare, Blued.