2016 International AIDS Conference | Durban, South Africa

The world’s leading HIV researchers, advocates and public health experts will gather for the AIDS 2016 conference.

Burnet Institute researchers and harm reduction specialists Associate Professor David Anderson, Professor Suzanne Crowe AM, Professor Margaret Hellard, Associate Professor Stanley Luchters, Dr Frances Ampt, Mr Chad Hughes, Ms Anna Bowring, Ms Hui Ling Yeoh and Ms Vanessa Veronese will be attending.

Professor Hellard has also been invited to speak to an International AIDS Society (IAS) pre-conference symposium on HIV/Viral Hepatitis co-infection.

This conference, held biennially, is the largest gathering where science, leadership and community meet to advance all facets of collective research to treat and prevent HIV.

Host country, South Africa has made progress in reducing new HIV infections in young people and reducing mortality due to AIDS by providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) to more than 2.4 million people.

The AIDS 2016 program will present new scientific knowledge and offer many opportunities for dialogue on the major issues facing the global response to HIV.

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Date & Time

Monday, 18 July, 2016 – Friday, 22 July, 2016

Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Chad Hughes

Head, International Development; Regional Director, Mekong Region