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AIDS 2012: Treatment as Prevention: Is It Time for Action?

AIDS 2012: Treatment as Prevention: Is It Time for Action?

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This session will focus on the timely and important issue of antiretroviral therapy (ART) as a prevention intervention and will be of interest to clinicians, researchers, programme managers and policy makers. The opportunities and challenges implicit in this approach will be presented by various speakers, each bringing a different perspective on the issue. Together, the session participants will define a path to move forward a prevention agenda that incorporates treatment and take into account programmatic, clinical and ethical issues.

Introduction

Treatment as Prevention: It Is Simple

  • Julio Montaner, Canada

Treatment as Prevention: It Is Complex

  • Ken Mayer, United States

Moderated Discussion

  • Catherine Hankins, Netherlands
  • Sean Strub, United States
  • Julio Montaner, Canada
  • Ken Mayer, United States
  • Benedict Xaba, Swaziland
  • Anitha Asiimwe, Rwanda

Questions and Answers

Conclusion

Event Date

Jul 23, 2012



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