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Research, Policy, and Practice Meet at the Community & Science Speak Networking Zone in the Global Village

Posted 12 July 2012, 11:35 P, by Conference Leadership

By Diane Havlir, AIDS 2012 U.S. Co-Chair; Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Chief, HIV/AIDS Division & Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital; and Chair, HIV-TB Work Group, Stop TB Partnership

 AIDS 2012 will provide a great opportunity to interact with HIV clinicians, researchers, advocates, activists, and others from across the globe. Join the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)/HIVMA Center for Global Health Policy, and STOP AIDS NOW! to share your knowledge and expertise, and to learn, network and collaborate. Visit Networking Zone 821 in the Global Village and enjoy our interactive program as we bridge the gap between science, policy, and practice. 
 
On Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday during AIDS 2012, STOP AIDS NOW! will share  concrete tools and offer sessions on: prevention More...

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) for the 7th year official media partner of the International AIDS Society

Posted 04 June 2012, 11:17 P, by Guest

By Ed King, VP, Editorial, Clinical Care Options and Kate Evans, Senior Director of Program Development, Clinical Care Options

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is the leading provider of HIV professional education worldwide, with an active and continually growing membership that includes healthcare professionals from over 200 countries. The company specializes in developing the highest-quality independent interactive medical education programs, which are free to participants, in order to help HIV treaters apply best evidence-based practices for their patients.

2012 marks CCO’s 7th year as the exclusive official partner of the International AIDS Society for online scientific analysis of the annual meeting. As the International AIDS Conference returns to the US for the first time More...

How ICASA 2011 and AIDS 2012 can signpost the way to zero new HIV infections

Posted 01 December 2011, 09:22 P, by Elly Katabira, IAS President

From the early days of the HIV epidemic, the unique nature of the International AIDS Conference and its power to mobilize governments, scientists and the international media, while bringing hope and support to people living with HIV, has played a crucial role in shaping the course of HIV and AIDS.

Looking back, the International AIDS Conferences are signposts in the history of the epidemic, showing us not only where we went, but where we should have gone. Since the very first International AIDS Conference in Atlanta in 1985, when the scientists and public health officials grappling with how to respond to the emerging HIV epidemic gathered together to present an overview of knowledge about the disease, the conference has provided the platform needed to effectively respond to the pressing scientific, economic, social and political contexts of the day. More...