IAS Educational Fund collaboration with APCOM during the RRRAP Conference 2020

The IAS - International AIDS Society - in collaboration with APCOM in Thailand, supported the organization of two workshops during the unique ‘hybrid’ online-offline Rights, Resources, Resilience Asia-Pacific Community Conference (RRRAP CON) 2020 2020 from 23 to 25 November 2020. The first workshop will focus on Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD) and the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in service delivery. The second workshop will concentrate on the principles of ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U)’, both in the national context of Thailand and regionally.

Expanding access to HIV service delivery through Differentiated Service Deliveries through community models

With focus on Differentiated Service Delivery and the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in service delivery, this workshop held on 24 November, aimed to establish a precedent on the need for DSD in Asia-Pacific, increase the understanding of CBOs about DSD, identify existing community models to be adapted in other countries and enable CBOs to define their roles in relation to HIV service delivery.

“No Time For Excuses”: U=U in Asia-Pacific

With focus the messaging of U=U in Asia-Pacific, this workshop held on 24 and 25 November, aimed to develop key messaging to be used in clinical settings to increase uptake of ART and promote ART adherence, as well as to promote a common understanding among medical practitioners about the science behind the principle of ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable’.

Both workshops were open to healthcare workers, researchers, advocates, key populations representatives and policy makers across South East Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Meeting material

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ARVs and challenges to treatment access

How is the management of HIV changing?
Dr Anton Pozniak, IAS President

Presentation


ARV rollout in India
Dr Ishwar Gilada, GC rRegional representative, IAS Governing Council

Presentation


HIV and co-infections

Dr Sunil Solomon, Johns Hopkins Medicine, USA

Presentation


Chemsex and HIV in Asia: PrEP and other prevention methods

Project HERO
Dr Carol Strong, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Presentation


Youth perspective on chemsex
Sadam Hanjabam, Ya-All, Mumbai, India

Presentation


Chemsex in India
Dr Rajiv Jerajani, ASI, Mumbai, India

Presentation


PrEP and HIV in India
Dr Venkatesan Chakrapani, India Alliance, India

Presentation


Photo galleries


4 December 2019

Videos

  • How is the management of HIV changing?

    Dr Anton Pozniak

  • ARV rollout in India

    Dr Ishwar Gilada

  • ARVs and challenges to treatment access from a clinicians perspective

  • HIV and co-infections

    Dr Sunil Solomon

  • Hepatitis B in India

    Dr Trupti Gilada

  • Project HERO

    Dr Carol Strong

  • Youth perspective on chemsex

    Sadam Hanjabam

  • Chemsex in India

    Dr Rajiv Jerajani

  • PrEP and HIV in India

    Dr Venkatesan Chakrapani

  • Differentiated HIV services for key and vulnerable populations

    Prashant Desphande

  • Panel discussion on Differentiated Service Delivery for women, young women and girls

    Jahnabi Goswami

  • Panel discussion on Differentiated Service Delivery

  • Differentiated services for people who inject drugs

  • Transgender HIV prevention services

    Abhina Ahira

  • Chemsex and HIV among MSM: A social phenomenon in a marginalized population