Webcast of the International AIDS Society Conference

Webcast of the International AIDS Society Conference

Follow proceedings at the 2nd International AIDS Society Conference in Paris from July 13 to 16 online courtesy of http://www.kaisernetwork.org – a free online health policy news and information service of the Kaiser Family Foundation. The Scientific Programme of the 2nd IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment is planned to provide new insights into HIV disease that can lead to new research directions, help speed translational research and move advances into clinical practice. Webcasts will be available of all conference plenaries as well as selected sessions.

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Follow proceedings at the 2nd International AIDS Society Conference in Paris from July 13 to 16 online courtesy of kaisernetwork.org– a free online health policy news and information service of the Kaiser Family Foundation. The Scientific Programme of the 2nd IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment is planned to provide new insights into HIV disease that can lead to new research directions, help speed translational research and move advances into clinical practice. Webcasts will be available of all conference plenaries as well as selected sessions.

Highlights include:

July 13
Keynote opening address:
Building a State-civil society alliance to fight AIDS: the Brazilian experience – Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former President of Brazil.
Keynote lecture:
Expanding access to antiretroviral treatment in the developing world: the economic rationale – Jean-Paul Moatti, University of the Mediterranean, Marseille, France.

July 14
Keynote lecture:
Challenges and lessons learned in implementing antiretroviral therapy in the developing world – Ernest Darkoh, Ministry of Health, Gaborone, Botswana.
Keynote lecture: 20 Years of HIV science – Anthony Fauci, Director NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, USA.
Keynote lecture: From science to action: challenges in managing AIDS – Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa.

July 15 : The scaling-up of antiretroviral therapy in developing countries
Keynote lecture: Update on the use of antiretrovirals in countries with limited resources: from pilot studies to public health realities – Papa Salif Sow, Dakar University Teaching Hospital, Senegal
Keynote lecture: The challenges of expanding access to antiretrovirals worldwide – Paulo Teixeira, Brazilian STD/AIDS Program, Ministry of Health, Brasilia, Brazil

July 16 – Mother-to-child HIV transmission
Keynote lecture: Efficacy of short-course antiretroviral regimens in breastfeeding populations: narrowing the gap – Ruth Nduati, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Keynote lecture: Beyond nevirapine – Glenda Gray, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

For full details go to: http://www.kaisernetwork.org/paris2003