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Weekend Press Programme Schedule

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Please see today's press conference schedule for this weekend starting today, Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 July at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016).
 

Official AIDS 2016 Press Conferences

Please note the the Official AIDS 2016 Press Conferences below will be livestreamed:


"IAS Global Strategy Towards an HIV Cure 2016" Press Conference

  • Livesteam: https://www.youtube.com/user/iasaidsconference/live
  • Date: Saturday, 16 July
  • Time: 12:30-12:45
  • Location: Press Conference Room 1, Ground Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Official AIDS 2016 Press Conference
  • Speakers: Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Towards an HIV Cure Symposium Co-Chair and International AIDS Society Immediate Past-President, Jintanat Ananworanich, Global Scientific Strategy (GSS) Co-author, Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, Sharon Lewin, Towards an HIV Cure Symposium Co-Chair, Steven Deeks, Towards an HIV Cure Symposium Co-Chair and Giulio Maria Corbelli, European AIDS Treatment Group.

"TB2016" Press Conference

  • Livesteam: https://www.youtube.com/user/iasaidsconference/live
  • Date: Saturday, 16 July
  • Time: 13:30-14:15
  • Location: Press Conference Room 1, Ground Level, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Official AIDS 2016 Press Conference
  • Speakers: Linda-Gail Bekker, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre and International AIDS Society President-Elect, Corinne Merle, World Health Organization, and Thokozile Nkhoma, TB advocate, Valerie Mizrahi, University of Cape Town, Joanne Carter, RESULTS, Aaron Motsoaledi, South African Ministry of Health 
     

Third-party Press Conferences

"State of Readiness Media Briefing by the Inter Ministerial Committee on the 21st International AIDS Conference (RSA)" Press Conference 

  • Date: Sunday, 17 July
  • Time: 12:00-12:45
  • Location: Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: South African Government

"We Cannot Afford to Lose Gains Made in the Fight against HIV and TB: Integrated Responses Must Meet SDGs by 2030" Press Conference

  • Date: Sunday, 17 July
  • Time: 14:00-14:45
  • Location: Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Citizen News Service

 

Remember to visit the online Media Kit regularly for the latest press conference updates and information. 

 

 

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Third party press releases


Collaborative Canadian study on HIV, housing and health wins 2016 Robert Carr Research Award
27 July 2016

Ten organizations receive Red Ribbon Award for outstanding community leadership on AIDS
27 July 2016

Founding Patron, Prince Harry, and Sir Elton John speak out about empowering youth at the International AIDS Conference in Durban
21 July 2016

LetsStopAIDS Celebrates 10 Years of Youth-HIV programming in KwaZulu-Natal
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21 July 2016

India Endangering the Global AIDS Response: Constitutional Court Justice, Human Rights Activists, and Medical Groups Raise Alarm
21 July 2016


Elton John AIDS Foundation and PEPFAR Announce Inaugural LGBT Fund Recipients
20 July 2016


Fast-Track Cities Unveil 90-90-90 and HIV Care Continuum Data at AIDS 2016 Demonstrating Progress Towards Goal of Ending AIDS as a Public Health Threat by 2030
20 July 2016


A Conversation with Amb. Birx & Minister Motsoaledi in Durban
20 July 2016


The Lancet: Mass imprisonment of drug users driving global epidemics of HIV, hepatitis, and tuberculosis
19 July 2016


The Lancet: Criminal justice reforms could reduce national HIV and tuberculosis burdens in sub-Saharan Africa
19 July 2016


Update on investigational prime boost HIV-1 vaccine regimen in development at the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
19 July 2016


Johnson & Johnson press availability: HIV prevention efforts and update on global public health Africa operations
19 July 2016


Unprecedented Funding Drop Threatens Global AIDS Response Experts Warn of Significant Epidemiological Impact
19 July 2016


ONE issues warning to African leaders attending IAC: Step up fight against HIV and AIDS or risk millions of lives
18 July 2016


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon invokes the memory of Madiba and calls for Universal Access to Medicines at International Aids Conference
18 July 2016


PEPFAR and DREAMS Partners Announce Winners of the $85 Million DREAMS Innovation Challenge
18 July 2016


PEPFAR Welcomes the Return of the International HIV/AIDS Conference to Africa
18 July 2016


mothers2mothers Announces Reduction of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV to 2.1% among Programme Participants: Peer Mentor Approach Effective and Transferable Across Health Issues
18 July 2016


ARIA Study Shows Superior Efficacy of Triumeq® for Treatment-naïve Women Living with HIV
18 July 2016


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss the High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines
16 July 2016


EJAF Founder Elton John and Prince Harry to Host Special Session at 2016 International AIDS Conference
14 July 2016


Sentebale’s founding patron, Prince Harry heads to Durban to talk at the International AIDS Conference
14 July 2016