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The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) will be a pivotal moment in the HIV response. As such, the organizers are deeply committed to ensuring that the International AIDS Conference remains accessible to everyone, particularly attendees from resource-limited settings. Over the past several months, recent shifts in global exchange rates have significantly lowered the value of many currencies against the U.S. Dollar. The ripple effect of this economic shift strikes directly at the heart...
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Medical experts working in the field of HIV-prevention in Africa were placed firmly under the global spotlight last month when the results of studies on the vaginal ring were released. Two studies conducted on four-thousand-500 women in Eastern and Southern Africa found that a vaginal ring, with an anti-retroviral drug dapivirine, provides 30 per cent protection against HIV infection in women.
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We are thrilled to announce the plenary speakers for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016). This year, as we return to Durban, South Africa after fifteen years and take on the challenge of new global targets, AIDS 2016 promises to be a pivotal moment for the future of HIV. The plenary programme topics and roster of the world’s top scientists, researchers, and global health experts headlining AIDS 2016 represent the historic nature of the conference.
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New office launched

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The International AIDS Society (IAS) has established an office in Durban to coordinate AIDS 2016, the 21st International AIDS Conference. Set for July 18-22, 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre, the conference is expected to draw more than 20,000 participants from around the world.
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Durban to host 2016 AIDS conference

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Durban - The eThekwini Municipality will host the International Aids Conference in 2016, it was announced on Tuesday.Head of the Aids 2016 Local Office, Dr Memory Muturiki, said more than 20 000 delegates would descend on Durban to discuss the latest global responses to the epidemic, including scientific research, public health implementation, and human rights.“The International Aids Conference is a bridge between multiple health specialities and a crucial venue for civil rights engagement and ...
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Read the statement by President Jacob Zuma to the National Assembly on the violence in Kwazulu-Natal directed at foreign nationals
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