IAS Educational Fund Meeting – Zimbabwe

The IAS Educational Fund scientific symposium, Translating science to end HIV in Southern Africa, was held in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 24 June 2019. The meeting was organized by the International AIDS Society (IAS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Child Care and Africaid Zvandiri.

During this one-day symposium, more than 150 policy makers, implementing partners, scientists, community representatives, clinicians, service providers, advocates, patients and key populations gathered to discuss the latest science, as well as innovative ways forward for treatment and prevention in the Southern African region.

Key topics discussed included key messages from the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam, an overview of HIV in the region, and presentations and discussions on HIV and youth, HIV prevention and innovative prevention methods for women, and HIV and tuberculosis and other co-morbidities in East and Southern Africa.

Material from the meeting is available below.

Meeting material

  • Related documents
  • Presentations
  • Multimedia

Key messages from AIDS 2018
James Hakim, IAS, Zimbabwe


HIV in East and Southern Africa
Mia Mumtaz, UNAIDS


HIV in Zimbabwe
Owen Mugurungi, Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe


HIV and youth
Phyllis Mavushe, Africaid Zvandiri, Zimbabwe


Novel HIV prevention methods for women
Nyaradzo M Mgodi, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe


HIV and TB
Wadzanai Samaneka, UZCHS-CTRC, Zimbabwe


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