What are the possible HIV and AIDS-related topics that could be discussed at the 19th International AIDS Conference?
The event, whose theme this year is “Turning the tide,” will be held July 22-27 in Washington, D.C. Among the topics that will be tackled at the weeklong event include challenges and ways to end the epidemic, its transmission and its relation with other global health diseases.
The International HIV/AIDS Alliance has also laid out a list of activities for the conference, including several symposiums, panel discussions and networking opportunities. Some of the discussions will center on managing HIV resources and addressing HIV-related stigma and discrimination. The Alliance will also be holding pre-conference activities July 18-21.
Meanwhile, the United States is set to launch a five-year $70 million HIV prevention program in Ethiopia on Friday (May 31), Walta Info reports. The money will come from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Implementing partners reportedly include the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Population Services International and World Learning.
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