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Thursday AIDS 2016 Press Conference Schedule

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Please see the press conference schedule for today, Thursday, 21 July 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC).

Third Party Press Conferences

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

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 09:00-09:45 (SAST)
  • Location: Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Health Global Access Project (Health GAP)


Health Systems Trust: Better Off Knowing Campaign

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 10:00-10:45 (SAST)
  • Location: Meeting Room, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Health Systems Trust


New Threats to Treatment Access

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 11:00-11:45 (SAST)
  • Location: Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Doctors Without Borders


Don’t Leave West and Central Africa Behind

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 12:00-12:45 (SAST)
  • Location: Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Western Central Africa Civil Society Platform


First Announcement of ICASA 2017 and Brief Information on the Upcoming Symposium on Emerging Viral Infections in Accra

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 13:00-13:45
  • Location: Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Society for AIDS in Africa
     

I’m Not Good Enough – Is That True?

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 13:00-13:45
  • Location: Speakers’ Corner, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Citizen News Service


Mind the Gap: Increasing Men’s Use of HIV Services

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 14:30-15:15
  • Location: Speakers' Corner, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: Sonke Gender Justice
     

LetsStopAIDS Celebrates 10 Years of Youth-HIV Programming in KwaZulu-Natal  

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 15:15-16:00 (SAST)
  • Location: Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: LetsStopAIDS


AIDS RIDE 2016 Melbourne to Durban

  • Date: Thursday, 21 July
  • Time: 17:00-17:45
  • Location: Press Conference Room 2, Media Centre, Lower Level, Durban International Convention Centre
  • Organizer: AIDS RIDE 2016


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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