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ANNOUNCEMENT OF ICASA 2025 PRE-SELECTED COUNTRIES | ANNONCE DES PAYS PRÉ-SÉLECTIONNÉS POUR ABRITER ICASA 2025

The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) extends our appreciation to the three bidding countries for their interest in hosting the twenty-third edition of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA). All submitted bids were very competitive. We are pleased to announce that the Republic of Ghana...

Inaugural Lecture of Professor Morẹnikẹ Oluwátóyìn Ukpong – “Leaving Toothprints in The Sands of Time”

Obafemi Aolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, invites you to the 362 Inaugural Lecture Series to be delivered by Morẹnikẹ Oluwátóyìn Ukpong, BChD, MBA, MEd, PhD, FWACS, FAS, Professor of Paediatric Dentistry. Details of the lecture are as follows: Topic: LEAVING TOOTHPRINTS IN THE SANDS OF TIME Date: Tuesday, 14th May 2024. Time: 5:00 pm Nigeria Local Time Venue: Oduduwa Hall, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria Presided over by: Professor...

Report from the International Forum on AIDS and Emerging diseases and Tribute to Dr. Edith Lucie Bongo Ondimba

The Society for AIDS In Africa, under a delegation led by Hon. Dr. David Pagwesese Parirenyatwa, SAA President, Dr. Meskerem Beleke Grunitzky, member of the SAA Board of Trustees and Mr. Luc Armand Bodea, ICASA Director and SAA Coordinator, Madam Clemence Assogba, Head of Administration and Finance and Mr....

To end AIDS in Africa, UNAIDS urges governments and partners to ramp up the response to HIV

Press release HARARE/GENEVA, 9 December 2023—Africa can end AIDS as a public threat, but to do so governments and international partners need to increase actions to reach everyone in need. Actions include accelerating treatment for children living with HIV and HIV prevention for adolescent girls, young women and key populations....

Rethinking the Notion: Are We Truly at the Last Mile for the HIV Response?

In the realm of global health, optimism often intersects with rhetoric, and one such prevailing sentiment asserts that we are at the last mile for the HIV response. This assertion, while undoubtedly fueled by significant advancements and progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, prompts a critical examination of its...