Media Centre

Press programme

Official press conference programme by day, please note that the schedule (including speakers) is subject to change.

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Photo gallery

Official conference photos available for download at the AIDS 2016 online gallery

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Media kit & resources

Fact sheets and other background information, including programme highlights are available in the Media Kit.

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Embargo policy

In the case of AIDS 2016, as well as most scientific/medical conferences, all conference abstracts are released to delegates and media under a strict embargo policy.

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Press releases

All official AIDS 2016 and third party press releases.

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The conference online

Follow the conference online and watch recordings of special sessions as well as plenaries and press conferences.

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Press conference live stream

Daily Reviews

Friday 22 July 2016

“Where are the men?” is a frequent refrain in HIV prevention, but on Thursday the AIDS 2016 symposia session, “Engaging Men in Care in HIV Treatment: Closing the Treatment and Survival Gap,” turned the spotlight to men’s participation in treatment.
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Thursday 21 July 2016

The theme of accountability for achieving AIDS reduction targets resonated throughout AIDS 2016 on Wednesday. At the plenary session, “What is our Goal?,” Anton Pozniak challenged the audience to step up the global response to TB and hepatitis C.
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Wednesday 20 July 2016

“What a Girl Wants” was the title of a Tuesday Special Session at AIDS 2016, and understanding what HIV prevention tools and information girls and young women want and need, and how to provide them, is a continuing theme at the conference.
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Tuesday 19 July 2016

The Opening Ceremony officially kicked off the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) on Monday, Nelson Mandela Day. The conference returns to Durban 16 years after Mandela himself addressed the gathering with an historic speech that called upon all to "break the silence, banish stigma and discrimination, and ensure total inclusiveness within the struggle against AIDS."
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Monday 18 July 2016

AIDS 2016 was off and running this weekend with a schedule of pre-conference activities that played to capacity crowds in advance of the official conference opening today, on Monday, 18 July.
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AIDS 2016 in pictures

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