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The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference.
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South Africa will focus on preventing new HIV infections in young girls and high-risk groups like sex workers, gay men and injecting drug users.
Fight against AIDS gets a boost

The South African National AIDS Council says the adoption of a political declaration to accelerate AIDS response in the next five years, gives a new boost to the fight against the pandemic.

Previously patients would have to have a CD4 count of 500 before being put on anti-retro viral treatm
SA continues to monitor the spread of HIV

The National Health Department has resolved to issue anti-retroviral treatment to HIV positive people without checking their CD4 count.

Xolisile Zwane from Ntuzuma, who's been living with HIV for fourteen years.
Art exhibition aimed at banishing HIV stigma opens in Durban

The stigma of HIV remains one of the main challenges for people living with HIV and Aids around the world.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa welcomes AIDS 2016 to Durban

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes AIDS 2016 to Durban

40 hours of youth-produced programming to be shared at AIDS 2016, Durban, 18-22 July with 8 million listeners across Africa.
SA,African youth reporters innovate with pop-up station

40 hours of youth-produced programming to be shared at AIDS 2016, Durban, 18-22 July with 8 million listeners across Africa.

The 21st International Aids Conference will also pay tribute to the late Nkosi Johnson who became the campaigning face for Aids in South Africa.
SA to host 21st International Aids Conference after 16 years

The 21st International Aids Conference returns to South Africa after 16 years. The conference was first held on African soil back in 2000.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa launches 100 days to aids 2016 international conference

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the 100 days towards the hosting of the 2016 AIDS Conference scheduled for 18 July 2016 in Durban Kwazulu-Natal.

The conference, which will be hosted in Durban in July, will be a springboard for new ideas and action to tackle Aids.
Durban ready to hold World Aids conference

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu and eThekwini Metro Mayor James Nxumalo on Friday declared that the City of Durban was ready to host the 21st International Aids Conference in July.

Stories of Youth living with HIV

Nolusindiso Mguye a 24 years old and living in Wesbank, a neighbourhood in Cape Town, South Africa.
Nolusindiso Mguye's story

Nolusindiso Mguye's story from IASYouthVoices

Cleopus Kapembwa Chisanga, aims to send a powerful message to decision makers about the struggles I face has a young person who is openly living with HIV in Africa.
Cleopus' desire to share his story with young people living with HIV

Cleopus Kapembwa Chisanga, 24 years old, male youth reporter for Agents for Change Foundation and Children’s Radio Foundation, based in Kitwe, Zambia.  

Plenary Line Up

The daily plenary sessions speakers.
Friday 22 July - Day 4: How do we get there?

The daily plenary sessions feature some of the world’s most distinguished HIV scientists, policy specialists and community leaders.

Plenary speakers will speak within a theme for each day.
Thursday 21 July - Day 3: What are the key barriers?

The daily plenary sessions feature some of the world’s most distinguished HIV scientists, policy specialists and community leaders.

Plenary Line Up Day 2.
Plenary Line Up: Wednesday 20 July - Day 2: What is our goal?

Plenary sessions bring all conference delegates together at the first session of every morning.

Speakers for Day 1 of the International AIDS conference
Plenary Line Up Tuesday, July 19 2016 - Day 1: Where are we now?

The daily plenary sessions feature some of the world’s most distinguished HIV scientists, policy specialists and community leaders.

Conference Programme

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Conference Programme

AIDS conference programme

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