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  Global AIDS Alliance - The Lancet, April 15, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This exclusive country focus should be the purpose of the International AIDS Society's conference—a global accountability mechanism to monitor country progress, to hold all parties responsible for the part they play in defeating AIDS, and to set specific, measurable objectives for the succeeding 2 years.
The International AIDS Conference should identify priority countries and devote specific sessions to each country—South Africa, Botswana, China, Russia, and so on-inviting ministers, policymakers, scientists, and civil society to join together in mapping, evaluating, and planning that country's response to AIDS.
In Toronto, Julio Montaner, president-elect of the International AIDS Society, blamed political leaders for permitting the "genocide" that is the AIDS pandemic (9).
www.globalaidsalliance.org /mediaclips/Lancet_August_26_2006.cfm   (1834 words)

 International AIDS Society - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world's professional society for scientists, health care and public health workers, and others engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention, control and care.
The IAS is the custodian of the International AIDS Conference, the paramount gathering of all disciplines in HIV/AIDS.
In 2006, the XVI International AIDS Conference was held in Toronto, Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/International_AIDS_Society   (431 words)

 AIDS - home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The AIDS Editors and the publisher are pleased to announce the open archive initiative for the journal.
AIDS operates a Fast Track procedure for priority papers, so you will see all the important work your colleagues are involved with in the shortest time possible.
The Editors, themselves noted international experts who know the demands of your work, are committed to making AIDS the most distinguished and innovative journal in the field.
www.aidsonline.com   (296 words)

 AIDS 2006 – XVI International AIDS Conference – 13-18 August 2006 - Toronto Canada
AIDS 2006 marks the 10th anniversary of the breakthrough in HIV/AIDS treatment known as “highly active antiretroviral therapy” (HAART), first announced at the XI International AIDS Conference in Vancouver––the last time the International AIDS Conference was held in Canada.
The strong working relationship between the International AIDS Society, the Toronto Local Host, the co-organisers, the Canadian government, the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto, along with the active participation of stakeholders from across the global HIV/AIDS community, will ensure that AIDS 2006 is a landmark event in the global response.
As the world’s membership society of researchers and health professionals committed to the fight against HIV/AIDS, the International AIDS Society is steadfast in its dedication to end the HIV pandemic through meaningful collaboration among scientists, health workers, policy makers, people living with HIV/AIDS, civil society, community members and other stakeholders.
www.aids2006.org /subpage.aspx?pageId=274   (394 words)

 AIDS 2008 - Mexico City 3-8 August 2008 - International AIDS Society
Mexico City [20 March 2007] As planning for the XVII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2008) gets underway this week in Mexico City, organizers are committed to creating a far-reaching programme featuring the latest developments in HIV research, prevention and treatment, with continued attention given to the dangers of HIV-related stigma, discrimination and misinformation.
AIDS 2008 is convened by the International AIDS Society (IAS), the world’s leading independent association of HIV professionals.
Representatives from the IAS, local and international partners comprise the AIDS 2008 Conference Coordinating Committee, which is meeting from 19-20 March 2007 in Mexico City.
www.aids2008.org   (337 words)

 HIV/AIDS in Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
International aid organisations have lobbied for an expansion of generic production in developing countries, for immediate short term and stable, predictable long term financing of the 3 by 5 initiative.
The economic impact of AIDS is noticed in slower economic growth, a distortion in spending, increased inflows of international assistance, and changing demographic structure of the population.
AIDS has intersected with drought, unemployment and other sources of stress to create what Alan Whiteside and Alex de Waal have called "new variant famine," characterized by the inability of poor, AIDS-affected households to cope with the demands of securing sufficient food during a time of food crisis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aids_in_Africa   (3366 words)

 UNGASS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
International aids society has more than 12000 members in over 120 countries and is a society of scientists, health care and public health workers engaged in HIV/Aids prevention, control and care.
We are committed to bring the new scientific advances to the center stage of public health----in vaccines, microbicides, appropriate antiretroviral regimens and in its implementation and monitoring.
International aids society is uniquely placed with its "Share Programme" working with local experts and public health officials throughout the developing countries to provide HIV/Aids educational programmes that are locally relevant.
www.un.org /ga/aids/statements/docs/iasE.html   (452 words)

 Toronto AIDS conference to address key issues
The XVI International AIDS Conference, beginning in Toronto on August 13, is being billed as by far the largest biannual AIDS conference with participation of over 20,000 delegates and 3,000 journalists.
HIV infection, that causes AIDS, is rapidly spreading in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and other areas in Canada creating concern amongst physicians and health workers.
AIDS 2006's vision is to "foster an environment of scientific inquiry, forthright dialogue, collective action, and greater accountability among all parties." 
www.rediff.com /news/2006/aug/05aids.htm   (715 words)

 AFT - AFT Partners - AFT-Africa AIDS Campaign - Related Web Sites
The International AIDS Society-USA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit professional organization that has been sponsoring continuing medical education (CME) programs for physicians since 1992 and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
The International AIDS Society-USA is committed to pursuing the most effective, convenient, and cost-efficient ways to reach a greater proportion of the target physician audience and effect long-term improvements in physicians' clinical care of their patients.
The Harvard AIDS Institute is dedicated to conducting and catalyzing research to end the worldwide AIDS epidemic.
www.aft.org /partners/africa-aids/sites.htm   (1091 words)

 Welcome to the International AIDS Society-USA - CME Programs
The International AIDS Society-USA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
The International AIDS Society-USA recently received Accreditation with Commendation, joining an elite group of organizations in the United States that have been awarded this prestigious status "reserved for programs which are truly exceptional," according to the ACCME.
It is the policy of the International AIDS Society-USA that its activities be organized and conducted in such a manner as to create an appropriate, educational environment that is designed to maximize the educational value of the conferences and thereby further the overall mission of the International AIDS Society-USA.
www.iasusa.org /cme/index.html   (521 words)

 Themes from the International AIDS Society Conference - The Body
This conference was organized in response to the need for a small (relative to the World AIDS Conference, which hosts about 13,000) meeting that focused on the latest treatment research and data available for treating physicians.
Dawn is a national AIDS treatment advocate (or treatment geek, as she puts it) and a well know speaker and writer.
AIDS Survival Project, which provided this article to The Body.
www.thebody.com /asp/sept01/ias_conference.html   (1336 words)

 Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative: Collaborations-External Collaborations and Partnerships
The Leukemia Society of America’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
The Oak Foundation is an international philanthropy foundation that commits its resources to address issues of global social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged.
The Harvard AIDS Institute is also working with Pfizer and the Government of Botswana to expand training in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of opportunistic infections in Southern Africa.
www.aids.harvard.edu /collaborations/external3.html   (1066 words)

 Kaiser Family Foundation :: International AIDS Society and Kaiser Family Foundation Announce Partnership to Provide ...
Kaisernetwork.org provided special coverage of previous International AIDS Conferences in July 2004 in Bangkok, Thailand (available at http://www.kaisernetwork.org/aids2004) and in July 2002 in Barcelona, Spain (available at http://www.kaisernetwork.org/aids2002).
More information about the International AIDS Conference, including the latest program details, is available online at http://www.aids2006.org/.
Based in Geneva, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world's leading independent association of HIV/AIDS professionals, with more than 7,000 members from 153 countries.
sev.prnewswire.com /health-care-hospitals/20060720/SFTH01020072006-1.html   (590 words)

 Metro Toronto Convention Centre - International AIDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Toronto is the third Canadian city to host the International AIDS Conference; it was held in Montreal in 1989, and in Vancouver in 1996.
The International AIDS Conference is convened every other year by the International AIDS Society (IAS), the world’s leading independent association of HIV professionals, with more than 7,000 members from 153 countries.
The co-organizers of AIDS 2006 are the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; the Global Network of People Living with HIV; the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS; the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations; and the Canadian AIDS Society.
www.mtccc.com /news/recentNews/internationalaids.cfm   (750 words)

 AIDS Society of the Phillipines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Published by the AIDS Society of the Philippines in 2002, the book tells of an HIV-positive mother who tries to explain to her seven-year old son about her illness.
The AIDS Society of the Philippines (ASP) covered the southern regions during its conduct of the National Media Workshop on HIV/AIDS Reporting last July 4 to 6 in Cebu City.
Sexuality issues cannot be ignored and different religions have varied attitudes towards sexuality." This commentary by AIDS Society of the Philippines President Carlos Calica MD summarized the main theme of the ASP-organized forum which he formally opened last August 5 at the Orchid Garden Hotel in Manila.
www.aidsphil.org /newsarticle.asp   (1724 words)

 [MoPe11.1C03] HIV/AIDS care and Treatment in Uganda Case study of TASO
The current HIV infection of an estimated 1.1 million people who are in the prime of their lives has an adverse impact on the quality of life of the population.
AIDS is currently responsible for 12% of total annual deaths in Uganda.
All information and content relating to the abstracts from the 3rd International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, and software is protected by copyright.
www.aegis.org /conferences/IASHIVPT/2005/MoPe11-1C03.html   (644 words)

 IAEN: International AIDS Economics Network: Online Conference Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In conjunction with the International AIDS Society meetings in Toronto, August 2006, the IAEN proposes to hold a day-long workshop on issues in development and HIV/AIDS.
The International AIDS Economic Network (IAEN) sponsored two sessions timed to coincide with annual meetings of the Human Sciences Research Council held on this occasion at the new Conference Center in Cape Town.
The International AIDS Economics Network, together with the Kaiser Family Foundation, The Futures Group International, UNAIDS, USAID, The World Bank, and Forum One Communications, held its 11th Face-to-Face Conference in Washington, DC, April 24-25, 2003.
www.iaen.org /conferences   (586 words)

 International AIDS Society
The International AIDS Society (IAS) today hailed the results of two National Institutes of Health clinical trials in Kenya and Uganda, which demonstrate that adult male circumcision could effectively halve the risk of HIV infection among men.
The International AIDS Society (IAS) is pleased to present its Executive Committee 2006-2008.
The IAS is the organiser of the IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment; and is custodian and lead organiser of the International AIDS Conference.
www.iasociety.org /index.asp   (967 words)

 AIDS at 25 : Blogging Live from the 16th International AIDS Conference...
Warren on The Promise and Peril of Circumcision
International AIDS Conferences are organized by the International AIDS Society; they have been held every other year since 1985.
This blog will deliver running commentary on the AIDS Conference from three bloggers; two who will be in attendance at the Conference as working journalists, and one epidemiologist blogger who needs no introduction, and will be blogging the Conference remotely about the scientific abstracts coming out of it.
scienceblogs.com /aids/2006/08/blogging_live_from_the_16th_in.php   (910 words)

 Retrovirology | Full text | Beyond the first 25 years: The International AIDS Society and its role in the global ...
The IAS was established as a non-profit organization in 1988, with a mandate to organize the biennial International AIDS Conferences, although the Stockholm-based staff remained small and responsibility for organizing the conferences was primarily undertaken by professional conference organizers.
An initial priority for the IAS in 2005 was to undertake a comprehensive review of the International AIDS Conference, which had evolved from a small medical meeting in Atlanta in 1984 to a massive, multisectoral health conference attended by over 15,000 participants in Bangkok in 2004, and over 20,000 in Toronto in 2006.
This is the premier open, international scientific meeting on HIV, and was recently expanded to recognize and encourage the importance of biomedical prevention research.
www.retrovirology.com /content/3/1/85   (1350 words)

 The International Sensory Aids Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The meeting was called to discuss the possibility of setting up an international co-operative group to develop and support the use of sensory aids by profoundly deaf children and adults in developing countries.
He suggested that an international working group would have distinct funding advantages and that a committee should be set up to achieve this end.
The idea of developing a new aid has many attractions, not the least of which is that it avoids the idea that what is being given is a "cast-off." One big issue in fitting hearing aids in developing societies is obtaining satisfactory earmolds.
web7.mit.edu /ISAS/Project/isarep.html   (2551 words)

 Public Memorial Caps The End of XVI International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2006)
The International AIDS Vigil acknowledges the profound devastation HIV/AIDS has wrought within the gay and lesbian community and salutes the leadership role played by that community in the fight to overcome this deadly disease.
The International AIDS Vigil Committee is an official project of the 519 Church Street Community Centre.
The International AIDS Conference is convened every other year by the International AIDS Society (IAS), the world's leading independent association of HIV professionals, with more than 7,000 members in 153 countries.
www.prweb.com /releases/2006/7/prweb416681.htm   (743 words)

 J'can project wins prestigious award at AIDS conference - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Penelope Campbell, project officer with UNICEF, who developed the project in collaboration with Children First and Research Analysis and Associates, was presented with the International AIDS Society's Young Investigator Prize for her work on women, girls and HIV/AIDS.
Primary prevention among adolescents is one of the four pillars of the Global Campaign on Children and AIDS along with reduction of mother to child transmission, access to paediatric treatment and support to children made orphans or affected by HIV," said Bainvel.
The 16th International AIDS conference, which started on Monday and runs until tomorrow, is being held under the theme, "Time to Deliver".
www.jamaicaobserver.com /news/html/20060816T210000-0500_111338_OBS_J_CAN_PROJECT_WINS_PRESTIGIOUS_AWARD_AT_AIDS_CONFERENCE.asp   (882 words)

 XVI International AIDS Conference Announces Program, Including Prominent Leaders and Scientists - The Body
The XVI International AIDS Conference, to be held Aug. 13 to Aug. 18 in Toronto, will feature a number of prominent speakers, including former U.S. President Clinton, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, Crown Princess Mette-Marti of Norway, Bill and Melinda Gates and actor Richard Gere, VOA News reports (De Capua, VOA News, 6/29).
The conference, held every two years, is organized by the International AIDS Society, along with co-organizers UNAIDS, the Global Network of People Living With HIV/AIDS, the International Community of Women Living With HIV/AIDS, the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations and the Canadian AIDS Society.
"The AIDS 2006 program is designed to harness the knowledge, skills and commitment of thousands of dedicated stakeholders from across the world," Mark Wainberg, conference co-chair and director of the McGill University AIDS Centre, said (XVI International AIDS Conference release, 6/29).
www.thebody.com /kaiser/2006/jun30_06/aids_conf.html   (593 words)

 Geneva: International AIDS Society
With more than 2,500 international journalists expected to attend, the Conference is the single most widely covered health event in the world.
The conference is convened by the International AIDS Society, the world’s leading membership organization representing professionals working in HIV/AIDS.
On behalf of the Mexican Federal Government, Dr. Jorge Saavedra, General Director of CENSIDA, remarked how important for the country is to host the International AIDS Conference and expressed the government’s commitment to collaborate in the success of the event.
www.healthtraining.org /schools/geneva_ias.php   (551 words)

 XVI International AIDS Conference: August 13-18, 2006
Download and listen to select sessions from the AIDS 2006 conference in English, Spanish or French.
In partnership with the International AIDS Society, kaisernetwork.org is the official webcaster of the XVI International AIDS Conference from Toronto, Canada, providing daily online conference coverage.
XVI International AIDS Conference Was Characterized by 'Guarded Optimism,' Scientific Advances
www.kaisernetwork.org /aids2006   (750 words)

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