A Quick History of the International AIDS Conference

The International AIDS Conference (IAC) is by far the largest conference on HIV related issues. This prestigious conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, people living with HIV and others committed to ending the epidemic. The IAC is a tremendous opportunity for researchers from around the world to share the latest scientific advances in the field, learn from one another’s expertise, and develop strategies for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to treat and prevent HIV. The conferences also provides an opportunity to intensify political and financial commitments to AIDS, and includes the largest international conference scholarship programme in HIV.

July 16, 2016
Year of publication
2016
Resource types
Conference materials
Tags
International AIDS Conference, conferences

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