19th International AIDS ConferenceArchived
The International AIDS Conference gathered those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. The AIDS 2012 programme presented new scientific knowledge and offered opportunities for dialogue on the major issues facing the global response to HIV.
Sessions focused on the latest issues in HIV science, policy and practice and seeked to share key research findings, lessons learned, best practices, as well as identify gaps in knowledge. The conference featured abstract-driven sessions, a daily plenary session, a variety of symposia sessions, professional development workshops, and independently organised satellite meetings.
ECDC at AIDS2012
|22 July 2012, 12:30-16:00 (invitation only event)Venue: Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Washington||Responses to HIV and Migration in Western Industrialised Countries: Current Challenges, Promising Practices, Future Directions ECDC and the Public Health Agency of Canada, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the International Organization for Migration present this satellite session.|
25 July 201216:30-18:00 (Session Room 4)
HIV Responses in the Context of Migration
This session will highlight different responses to migration-related HIV challenges in four regions:sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe as well as North America and Western Europe. The presenterswill review how government agencies, civil society and other partners have addressed the specific HIVvulnerabilities of different types of migrants, including irregular cross-border migrants, temporary migrantworkers, immigrants and victims of trafficking. The session will identify the key components that makeresponses successful and effective for the benefit of migrants and host communities alike.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis in the EU/EEA. PrEP service delivery and monitoring: minimum standards and key principles
15 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018 - In a two-day meeting organised by ECDC and UNAIDS, representatives of 22 European countries discussed how to improve the delivery of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) across Europe. The meeting brought together country delegates, PrEP users and community HIV advocates to seek ways to strengthen the provision and monitoring of PrEP.
World AIDS Day 2018: Know the epidemic, shape the response
1 Dec 2018 to 1 Dec 2018 - The tools to end new HIV infections and AIDS exist. The knowledge on how to use them is agreed upon. Nevertheless late diagnosis of HIV remains a challenges across the European Union and European Economic Area.
World AIDS Day 2017
1 Dec 2017 to 1 Dec 2017 - One in 2 people living with HIV are diagnosed late in the course of their infection. So late, that two out of three people with AIDS in the EU/EEA receive their diagnosis within only three months of discovering they had HIV. For World AIDS Day 2017, ECDC highlighted the problem of late diagnosis and the need for diversifying HIV testing approaches.