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International AIDS Society

The International AIDS Society is the world's leading independent association of HIV/AIDS professionals.

We connect. By convening the world’s largest meetings on HIV/AIDS, IAS provides critical platforms for presenting new research, sharing best practice and advancing the fight against HIV/AIDS.

We promote. By promoting dialogue, education and networking, IAS helps close gaps in knowledge and expertise at every level of the response.

We mobilize. By providing support services to our members, we help them do what they do best, advancing the state of the art and expanding access to HIV prevention, treatment and impact mitigation.

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International AIDS Society HQ
Ave. Louis Casaï 71
PO Box 28
CH - 1216 Cointrin
GENEVA, Switzerland
Phone: +41-(0)22-7 100 800
Fax: +41-(0)22-7 100 899

Latest by International AIDS Society

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International AIDS Society Calls for an End to Harassment, Intimidation and Imprisonment of HIV Professionals

Geneva, Switzerland -- Following the imprisonment of Maxim Popov in April 2010, sentenced to 7 years jail primarily for the promotion of HIV prevention efforts in Uzbekistan, the International AIDS Society (IAS) notes with alarm the detention of a me...

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New Global Report Launched by the International AIDS Society Recommends a New Paradigm for Treating Injecting Drug Users: "Seek, Test, Treat and Retain"

Vienna, Austria -- Against the backdrop of some of the globe's fastest growing HIV epidemics in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a report launched today at the XVIII International AIDS conference (AIDS 2010) in Vienna makes the case for a new model f...

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AIDS 2010 Heralds Continued Innovation in Global AIDS Response

Vienna, Austria -- The unwillingness of the global AIDS community to accept the status quo is fuelling a new era of scientific innovation to drive novel ways of treating and preventing HIV, organizers of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS ...

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Global Health Leaders Speak Out on the Interconnected Crises of HIV and Discrimination Among Gay Men at AIDS 2010

Vienna, Austria -- Leading figures in the global AIDS response meeting here are focusing on rapidly increasing rates of HIV among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and on the pressing need to promote broad access to HIV prevention, tr...

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International AIDS Society and Partners Recognize Outstanding Researchers From Around the World at AIDS 2010

Vienna, Austria -- The International AIDS Society (IAS) announced today the ten winners of four prestigious scientific awards, to be presented at plenary sessions during the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010). Presented by the IAS and pa...

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IAS Urges G8 to Follow Through on Prior Commitment to Universal Access to HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care by 2010 as Part of New Maternal and Child Health Initiative

Geneva, Switzerland -- As Canada prepares to host the G8 and G20 Summits this June, the International AIDS Society (IAS) today congratulated Prime Minister Stephen Harper for saying that the G8 "discussion should be less about new agreements than acc...

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The International AIDS Society Announces Washington, DC, as Site of the XIX International AIDS Conference in July 2012

Washington, DC -- At the White House today, the International AIDS Society (IAS) announced that the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) will be held in Washington, DC, in July 2012. The IAS Governing Council decided to hold AIDS 2012 in Was...

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Global Fund Extension of HIV Prevention Programs for People at High Risk for HIV in Russia Will Save Thousands of Young Lives

Geneva, Switzerland -- The International AIDS Society (IAS) and the International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA) today welcomed the announcement by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) to extend by two years its funding ...

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IAS Urges New Focus on ART as Prevention, Calls for Immediate Global Action and Funding for Universal Access to HIV Therapy

Geneva, Switzerland -- The International AIDS Society (IAS) today saluted the World Health Organization (WHO) for its focus on scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) as prevention as well as for treatment. The WHO consultation that concluded today h...

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Researchers, Public Health Experts Urge Russia to Expand HIV Prevention Programmes for People Who Inject Drugs as Regional AIDS Conference Opens in Moscow

Moscow, Russian Federation -- As Moscow prepares to host the 3rd Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference (EECAAC) on 28-30 October, the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network, the International AIDS Society and the International Harm Reduction Assoc...