International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and
Prevention (IAS 2013) is taking place in Kuala
later this month.
NAM is delighted to have been selected
as official provider of scientific news
reporting for this conference by the International AIDS Society and we will
be working hard to share news from the conference with you.
reporting on key research presented at the conference, publishing news online
at www.aidsmap.com/ias2013 and
sending out news summary bulletins by email, four during the conference week
and one the following week.
expect to read news reports covering major new research on:
towards an HIV cure
WHO antiretroviral treatment guidelines
prophylaxis, including results of a study of PrEP among people who inject drugs
impact of treatment as prevention
in antiretroviral therapy for adults and children.
conference bulletins will be sent out by email in English, French, Italian, Portuguese,
Russian and Spanish. You can sign up, free of charge, at www.aidsmap.com/ias2013
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What is IAS 2013?
conference takes place every two years, each time in a different location. It
is a scientific conference and aims to bring together people working in HIV to
share the latest HIV-related research.
conference organisers expect around 5000 people to attend this year.
“It is a unique opportunity for the
world’s leading scientists, clinicians, public health experts and community
leaders to examine the latest developments in HIV-related research, and to
explore how scientific advances can – in very practical ways – inform the
global response to HIV/AIDS.” (ias2013.org)
The conference programme is available online,
with abstracts and details of speakers, so you can find out more about the
conference sessions and plan your days if you are attending the conference.
Once the conference is underway, video highlights and slides from some of the
presentations will be available online.
This is the
first time the IAS conference has been held in Asia.
The conference organisers chose Malaysia
in part because of its “leadership in the area of HIV prevention for people who
use drugs and the commitment of the Malaysian government to provide free HIV
treatment to all Malaysians in need of antiretroviral therapy.”
much more information about the conference on the official website: www.ias2013.org.
Clinical Care Options
official online science provider for IAS 2013 is Clinical Care Options (CCO).
providing scientific analysis for delegates and journalists, delivered through
online continuing medical education (CME) activities.
from CCO will include capsule summaries of the most clinically relevant
studies, selected by the CCO’s expert faculty; audio podcasts of the day’s
highlights; downloadable PowerPoint slides summarising key data; and analysis
of the clinical implications of the major studies from a panel of international
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