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 FOR RELEASE Monday, 18 July 2016 12:15PM SAST   CAPRISA Studies Shed New Light on Why Young Women in South Africa Have High HIV Rates Additional Research Shows Promising Results for New Prevention and Treatment Options but Underscore Significant Challenges with Treatment Acceptance and Adherence Durban, South Africa – Multiple studies discussed today in an official press briefing at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban collectively provide new insights that will hel...
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FOR RELEASE Monday, 18 July 2016 11:00AM SAST   Durban, South Africa – More than 18,000 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers have gathered in Durban for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), the world’s largest forum devoted to any single health or development issue. The conference returns to Durban after 16 years and will feature 2,500 scientific abstracts and hundreds of events.   AIDS 2000 in Durban was a defining moment in the history of HIV/AI...
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Monday Press Conference Schedule

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Please note tomorrow’s press conference schedule starting at 10:00 at the Durban International Convention Centre. Official AIDS 2016 Press Conferences"Official AIDS 2016 Opening" Press ConferenceLivesteam: https://www.youtube.com/user/iasaidsconference/liveDate: Monday, 18 JulyTime: 11:00-11:45 (SAST)Location: Press Conference Room 1, Ground Level, Durban International Convention CentreOrganizer: Official AIDS 2016 Press ConferenceSpeakers: Chris Beyrer, AIDS 2016 International Chair, President...
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For release Saturday, 16 July 2016 13:30 SAST Durban, South Africa – Urgency in efforts to address the devastating global impact of tuberculosis (TB), and opportunities to make major inroads against the infectious disease, are being featured at TB2016, a two-day conference dedicated exclusively to TB, immediately preceding AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa. Organised by the International AIDS Society (IAS), which also leads the AIDS 2016 conference, TB2016 represents a unique partnership of HIV...
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For release Saturday, 16 July 2016 12.30 SAST HIV Cure Research Advances and the New IAS Global Scientific Strategy: Towards an HIV Cure 2016 will headline the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban   (Durban, SOUTH AFRICA) -- Sixteen years ago, the historic 13th International AIDS Conference inspired a new paradigm for HIV treatment access that helped change the trajectory of the global AIDS epidemic. This year, as 18,000 scientists, policymakers, advocates and people living ...
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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 ConferencesPlease note the the Official AIDS 2016 Press Conferences below will be livestreamed:"IAS Global Strategy Towards an HIV Cure 2016" Press ConferenceLivesteam: https://www.youtube.com/user/iasaidsconference/liveDate: Saturday, 16 JulyTime: 12:30-12:45Location: Press Conference Room 1, Ground Level,...
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Official AIDS 2016 Press Conference Schedule

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Please take special note to the following schedule for Official Press Conferences at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016). Embargo Policy: The embargo on the following abstracts lifts at the start time of the press conference in which the oral abstract is featured or at the start time of the session in which the abstract is presented – whichever is earlier.   View the livestreaming of Official Press Conferences: https://www.youtube.com/user/iasaidsconference/live  Monday, 18 July...
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Press Programme Now Available

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The Preliminary Press Conference Programme for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) is now available. Please take special note to the following:Official and third-party press conferences will begin on Saturday, 16 July. The full press conference programme including third-party press conferences will be available on the online Media Kit closer to the conference.  On Saturday, 16 July, the IAS Global Strategy Towards an HIV Cure 2016 press conference will take place at 12:30, and the...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Wednesday, 4 November 2015  THE 21ST INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE TO TAKE PLACE ON 18-22 JULY 2016  Historical global conference introduces a fresh approach to the programme Durban, South Africa – Today the International AIDS Society (IAS) announced final dates for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), which will be 18-22 July 2016. The decision was made as part of a new conference approach that will more fully incorporate several pre-conference meetings i...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Thursday, 22 October 2015  INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY TO ORGANIZE GLOBAL TB CONFERENCE ON THE EVE OF AIDS 2016Two-day meeting will bring greater attention to the science of TB and its implementation Barcelona, Spain – The International AIDS Society (IAS) announced that it will host “TB2016”, a two-day conference dedicated to highlighting new TB science and its importance for the future of global health. The conference will take place 16-17 July, 2016 in Durban, South A...
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Monday, 27 October 2014 (Johannesburg, South Africa) - South African Deputy President Mr Cyril Ramaphosa announced the return of the International AIDS Conference to Durban today at an event celebrating the role of private sector companies in the response to HIV globally. Mr Ramaphosa said the conference’s return was a sign of how far South Africa had come in the 16 years since the event was last held in the country.At the International AIDS Conference in Durban in 2000 Nelson Mandela said this...
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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