It is widely recognised that human rights protections are key to an effective response to HIV and AIDS, and that law reform processes are imperative to secure human rights in the context of HIV.
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Participants of this roundtable include a chief of criminal policy, a high ranking police colonel who worked in drug law enforcement and the head of the Argentinean Public Defender’s Office. The moderator will lead the participants in a discussion of how law enforcement may contribute to a positive response to HIV, human rights, and public health and how the HIV community can engage the criminal justice system in a constructive dialogue.
For more information please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. Panel 1: Julio Montaner, CanadaBrigitte Schmied, AustriaVladimir Zhovtyak, UkraineAlexandra (Sasha) Volgina, Russian FederationRachel Arinii Judhistari, IndonesiaYves Souteyrand, FrancePaula Akugizibwe, RwandaSharon Lewin, Australia
AIDS 2010: Advancing Country Ownership: Achieving Program Sustainability and Long-Term Impact (Part 2)
A central focus of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is increasing country ownership in HIV strategy, program design and implementation.
Federal Panel PanelistsDr. Deborah Parham-Hopson, Associate Administrator for HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)Â Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS in NIHâ€™s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and…
While other factors contribute to undermining the Millennium Development Goals progress, evidence shows that HIV is a significant factor across most MDGs, particularly the health-related MDGs 4, 5 and 6.
AIDS 2010: The Search for an HIV Vaccine: Where Are We, Where Are We Going, and How Can We Get There Faster?
This AIDS 2010 satellite features expert discussion on recent progress and future directions in HIV vaccine research and development.
Jon Cohen, a reporter for Science magazine, provides daily insights and observations from the conference in interviews with the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Jackie Judd.
This session builds upon the AIDS Ambassadors session at AIDS 2008, and brings together the current AIDS Ambassadors to discuss their evolving role.
For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance.