Dr Hansruedi Völkle (Positivrat), you will know him as our EUPATI CH President, but through this training, he is switching from being a teacher of students, to a student himself.
Hansruedi originally studied physics and radiation protection, obtained his PhD, and became Professeur Titulaire at Fribourg University. He then worked for many years at the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health in the domain of environmental radioactivity and radiation protection. He was a longstanding member of the the board of Swiss Aids Federation (Aids-Hilfe Schweiz) and ran as its president from 2008 to 2011, as well as being member of the Swiss Federal AIDS Commission. He is currently member of the Positive Council Switzerland (Positivrat) and has been our EUPATI CH President since 2016.
In February, for his training, Hansruedi met 53 fellow participants from 27 European countries, with their teachers and monitors in Madrid.
“The three-day meeting was intense and motivating, but demanding. It was well-structured and balanced between teaching and interactive working. The cultural and linguistic diversity of Europe and the way we are able to cooperate, notwithstanding, is amazing.” Read his full article here