IAS Educational Fund Meeting – India
The International AIDS Society (IAS) is proud to announce that a series of IAS Educational Fund meetings under the theme, Translating Science to Practice to End HIV in India , organized in collaboration with the Y.R. Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRGCARE), were held on 28 and 29 April 2018 in Chennai, India, during the Chennai ART Symposium (CART 2018).
During this two-day meeting more than 250 professionals in the HIV response in India, including clinicians, researchers, policy makers and community representatives, gathered to discuss the latest science and question how that information impacts the epidemic in the region.
Key issues discussed included HIV prevention, testing and treatment advances, the future of the epidemic, HIV and co-morbidities, and HIV cure strategies. In addition, speakers and participants discussed the role of the communities in HIV care, prevention and human rights.