I must confess that as late as Sunday, as the International AIDS Conference (IAC) was opened officially, I kept on asking myself what would be new in this conference that people do not know already. No, I am not a snob and neither can I say I know everything that is ‘out there’ on… Read more »
Yesterday I attended a session at the International AIDS Conference in Washington on building support and capacity for community based HIV and AIDS service delivery.
Distinguished researchers reported proudly how community health programmes across Africa and Asia were being delivered by dedicated community health volunteers in return for incentives such as t-shirts, training… Read more »
The International AIDS Conference (IAC) is once again here!
“And?” I hear you say.
Well, you see, it is the biggest gathering of people who have some association with HIV and AIDS. The infected, affected, policy makers, donors, activists, researchers, pharmaceuticals etc – and it happens only once in two years!
The last one… Read more »
What is VSO’s position on male circumcision? Does the organisation advocate for males to be circumcised as an approach towards reducing HIV and AIDS? When and how should the procedure be carried out?
The conference was held at the Reed Messe Wien, Vienna Austria and attended by participants coming from more than 180 countries. It was a well-organised conference with good facilities that makes it comfortable for participants to move around and learn. The venue of the conference is located within the city centre and accessible by underground… Read more »
As you read this, most definitely I and my VSO colleagues will be busy running up and down in the Global Village in Vienna! Yes, you read right, Vienna is where everything HIV & AIDS will be happening for the next four days starting today. It is the XVIII (18th) International AIDS Conference will be taking place starting… Read more »