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INAUGURATION DU 7eme CONSEIL DE LA SAA

La SAA organise une réunion biannuelle du 23 au 27 mars 2022, à son siège à Accra, au Ghana, pour élire son nouveau Conseil Exécutif. Conformément à la constitution de la SAA, le Conseil d’Administration est composé de dix (10) membres élus suivant les cinq (5) regions d’Afrique. Conformément à...

SAA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ELECTION

The new SAA Administrative Council gathered at the SAA secretariat, Accra, Ghana on the 23rd March 2022, to elect its new Executive Board in accordance with the SAA constitution. The SAA Administrative Council members in attendance were: Hon. Dr. David Pagwesese Parirenyatwa (Zimbabwe) Prof. Morenike Ukpong (Nigeria Dr. Mohamed Chakroun (Tunisia) Hon. Wamala Florence Nambozo...

INAUGURATION OF THE 7TH SAA BOARD

SAA is hosting a biannual meeting on 23rd March 2022 at its Headquarters, Accra, Ghana, to elect its new Executive Board. In accordance with the SAA constitution, the Governing Board consist of ten (10) elected members from the five (5) zones of Africa. Per article 10.1 of the SAA constitution,...

UNAIDS: PRESS STATEMENT

Identification of fast-spreading HIV variant provides evidence of urgency to halt the pandemic and reach all with testing and treatment Around 10 million people living with HIV are still not on antiretroviral therapy GENEVA, 7 February 2022—Newly published research from the Netherlands has revealed the existence of a more transmissible and...

SAA signs MoU with ICASA 2021 Host Country, Durban – South Africa

The Society for AIDS in Africa, organizers of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)with the Government of South Africa to host ICASA 2021 in Durban South Africa, from 6th – 11th December 2021. The signing of the MoU took place on...

UNAIDS welcomes ground-breaking decision by India’s Supreme Court …

UNAIDS welcomes ground-breaking decision by India’s Supreme Court that strikes down law criminalizing LGBTI people GENEVA, 6 September 2018—UNAIDS welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of India to annul key provisions of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Section 377 criminalizes sexual relations between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)...

UNAIDS warns that progress is slowing …

UNAIDS warns that progress is slowing and time is running out to reach the 2020 HIV targets New HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries, AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough and flat resources are threatening success. Half of all new HIV infections are among key populations and...