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AIDS 2012: Stigma: Breaking the Silences – Dealing with Stigma and Exclusion for PLHIV and HIV/AIDS Affected Populations
Stigma: Breaking the Silences – Dealing with Stigma and Exclusion for PLHIV and HIV/AIDS Affected Populations
This session examines the elements of the UNAIDS strategy ‘Getting to Zero’ from the perspective of community.
This session will explore the accomplishments and challenges of the creation and the implementation of national strategies in four countries with varying HIV epidemic profiles: South Africa, Swaziland, Brazil and the USA.
This session will focus on the ongoing HIV epidemic of the USA and Canada. It will describe the epidemiology of HIV in the region, and explore the health disparities, which continue to undermine HIV prevention and care efforts.
This session will explore ways of quickening the pulse of the AIDS movement at this critical time when the AIDS response is under threat and activism is being marginalized.
AIDS 2012: Press Conference: Labs for Life: PEPFAR, CDC and BD Announce New Labs Strengthening Initiative
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and the U.S. Presidentâ€™s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesâ€™ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will unveil the results of a five-year collaboration that improved overall laboratory systems and services in African countries severely affected by HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB).
AIDS 2012: The Future of HIV Prevention, Health and Human Rights in Gay, other MSM and Transgender Communities: Towards More Effective Approaches with ICTs in a Web 2.0 World
This session critically explores why existing public health approaches to mobilizing communities for HIV prevention may be ineffective in achieving improved health and human rights.
Directed at clinicians, scientists and programme managers interested in HIV in women, this symposia session will address key topics in the continuum of HIV infection in women throughout the lifespan (excluding fertility and pregnancy which are addressed in other sessions).
The use of contraception is a powerful public health intervention which reduces maternal mortality, improves infant and child outcomes, impacts on PMTCT and empowers women.