Shiraaz Chaim Sidat
Shiraaz started working as a Peer Researcher at Terrence Higgins Trust in July 2021. He conducts qualitative research and co-design studies on INTUIT. He recently graduated with an MSc Health Psychology from University College London. He has worked in the HIV/Sexual Health sector since 2017 and his work has focussed on supporting others to improve their sexual health, relationships, and emotional wellbeing. Alongside his Peer Researcher role at Terrence Higgins Trust, he works as Peer Navigator at Positively UK where he provides one to one support to patients living with HIV at an East London HIV clinic. He is also a Trustee at PLUSHEALTH, an online HIV Peer Support charity, and leads on the development and design of how impact is measured. This work supports the development of service delivery and income generation strategies to ensure appropriate service delivery.
Building evidence and insight on whole-person care needs for living well with HIV
This autumn, funding for the INTUIT research programme ended and we completed data collection across the team. Our final study has been conducted at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle...
World AIDS Day 2021: Understanding HIV as a treatable condition
World AIDS Day (WAD) takes place annually on 1 December and is a global day that raises awareness of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV is a virus that attacks the...