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  • August 3, 2023

    The Choice Agenda (TCA) invited experts will share their highlights and reflections on the HIV and STI-related science presented at two major global health conferences. These conferences include IAS 2023, taking place in Brisbane, Australia July 23 – 26 and the 2023 STI and HIV World Congress happening in Chicago (United States) from July 24 – July 27.

  • July 24, 2023 to July 27, 2023

    The 25th ISSTDR (International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research) meeting will be held as a joint meeting with the 24nd IUSTI World meeting in Chicago, Illinois (US) from July 24 to July 27. Full schedule and registration details here.

  • July 23, 2023 to July 27, 2023

    The 12th annual conference of the International AIDS Society (IAS) on HIV science takes place July 23–26 in Brisbane, Australia, and virtually. This year’s conference will offer the latest on vaccine and cure science, research updates on broadly neutralizing antibodies, important discussions on trial design in the era of PrEP, the potential of community-led models of care and the importance of integrating services for HIV and sexual and reproductive health (SRH). AVAC and partners will be there!

  • July 18, 2023

    Tuesday, July 18 at 11:00 AM–12:30PM ET

    Advocates Brian Minalga (Deputy Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination), Amir Sadeghi (Policy and Advocacy Manager at the The Center for HIV Law and Policy), and Andy Spieldenner (Executive Director of MPact Global Action) will explore the intersection of surveillance, bodily autonomy and criminalization.

    This webinar is co-sponsored by The Center for HIV Law and Policy, MPact Global Action, and the Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination.

  • July 17, 2023 to July 20, 2023

    The Women Deliver 2023 Conference (WD2023) will take place in Kigali, Rwanda  and online from July 17 to July 20. Women Deliver convenings catalyze conversations with stakeholders from around the world, break barriers, address challenges, and identify opportunities to advance gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and improve the wellbeing of girls and women, in all their intersecting identities.

  • June 29, 2023

    Thursday, June 29 at 9:00 AM–10:30AM ET
    Most of what we hear about regarding the HIV prevention pipeline is about long-acting, longer-acting, and even longer-acting products that deliver drug throughout the body and require a trained clinician to deliver. However, these attributes are not desirable to many folks, and communities want a range of choices.

  • June 22, 2023

    Thursday, June 22 at 9:00 AM ET

    This webinar highlighted key opportunities for community and civil society to engage ahead of and beyond the upcoming high-level meetings on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (PPPR). Learning from the high-level meetings on HIV, and reflecting on the recent multi-stakeholders meetings on UHC, TB, and PPR, the webinar highlighted: key moments for civil society and communities to engage, unpack the political declarations' languages and, holding governments accountable to their commitments.

  • June 20, 2023

    Taking place in Durban from June 20-23, the theme of the 11th South Africa AIDS Conference (SA AIDS) is "act, connect and end the epidemic".

    Registration and Draft Program
    Register for the conference and view the draft program.

  • June 20, 2023 to June 23, 2023

    The 11th SAAIDS Conference 2023, under the Theme: Act, Connect and End the Epidemic will be at the Durban ICC on the 20th -23rd June, 2023. Now, more than ever before, we need to ACT to end an epidemic that has been a part of our lives for decades. We hope to do this by bringing the HIV community together under the same roof, post the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, to deliberate on next steps towards an AIDS free generation in 2030.

  • June 7, 2023

    Join AVAC and partners for a conversation to explore the potential role of bNAbs in prevention, our current status in the field, and key issues to consider in HIV vaccine research.