Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract. 

  • HIV Evolution
  • Innate Immune Responses
  • Adaptive Immune Responses
  • Basic Retrovirology
  • HIV Pathogenesis / Immune Function and Dysfunction
  • Natural Protection against HIV/AIDS
  • HIV/SIV Latency and Viral Reservoirs (Human and Animal Models)
  • Host Genetics and Systems Biology
  • Transmission and Early Infection
  • Novel Treatment, Prevention and Cure Strategies
  • Vaccine Development
  • Pathogenesis of Opportunistic and Co-Infections
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Animal Models

Full Track A category list

  • Course of HIV Disease
  • Diagnostic and Monitoring Tools
  • Co-Infections (Including Opportunistic Infections)
  • Co-Morbidities and Complications (including those related to ART)
  • Antiretroviral Therapies
  • Other Strategies and Therapies (non-ART)
  • Linkage and Retention in Care
  • Specific Issues Related to HIV Infection in Women
  • Specific Issues Related to HIV Infection in Infants, Children and Adolescents
  • Specific Issues Related to HIV Infection and Treatment in Key Populations

Full Track B category list

  • Epidemiology of HIV
  • Methodological Issues and Capacity-Building
  • HIV Surveillance
  • Population-Specific HIV Prevention
  • Approaches and Tools for HIV Prevention
  • Prevention of Vertical Transmission
  • Feasibility and Impact of Structural Interventions

Full Track C category list

  • Social Science Theories, Methods and Social Production of Knowledge
  • Living with HIV and AIDS
  • Social and Structural Drivers and Contexts
  • Key Populations
  • Sexuality, Gender, Relationships and Sexual Cultures
  • Sex Work: Behavioural, Social and Cultural Issues and Contexts
  • Substance Use: Behavioural, Social and Cultural Aspects
  • Stigma, Discrimination and Legal Contexts
  • Ethics and Human Rights
  • Interventions: Behavioural, Social and Structural Aspects and Approaches
  • Policy Development, Implementation and Analysis/Evaluation

Full Track D category list

  • Scale-up and Sustainability of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Programmes
  • Improving HIV Programme Quality
  • Interventions to Increase Uptake, Retention and Adherence to HIV Services
  • Integration of HIV Services with Other Programmes
  • Health Systems Strengthening
  • Impact of HIV Programmes on Broader Health and Development
  • Vulnerable and Key Populations
  • Country Ownership and Sustainability
  • Financing Models and Funding
  • Cost-effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Role and Effectiveness of Community Structures and Participation-Led Approaches
  • HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care in Challenging Settings
  • Global Health Systems, Agents and Norms
  • HIV and the Post-2015 Global Agenda
  • HIV Human Resources
  • Methods and Theories of Implementation Research
  • Data Systems
  • Diagnostics

Full Track E category list