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IAS 2023

Local Charitable Giving Programme


The Local Charitable Giving Programme financially supports a local project each year in the city that is hosting the International AIDS Conference or the IAS Conference on HIV Science. Conference delegates have the option of contributing to the programme when they register.

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They can choose an amount to donate by ticking a box on the registration form (USD 5, USD 15, USD 25 or USD 50). The funds collected are transferred to the organization or programme after the conference.

Queensland Positive People has been selected for the IAS 2023 Local Charitable Giving Programme!
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The mission of the Queensland Positive People (QPP) is to improve the life of people living with HIV and help reduce new acquisitions of HIV and STIs across Queensland. QPP provides the following services and support:

  • Peer-led HIV and STI point-of-care testing
  • Community development and peer support
  • Peer navigation
  • Case management for people with complex needs
  • Stigma and discrimination (legal referral and support)
  • Emergency funding
  • Research and policy
  • Public health campaigns and awareness, including for World AIDS Day

The donations collected during IAS 2023 will go to strengthening community development and peer connection activities for people living with HIV across Queensland.

By contributing to the IAS 2023 Local Charitable Giving Programme, you are helping Queensland Positive People achieve its goal of improving the quality of life for people living with HIV.

At IAS 2019, the Local Charitable Giving Programme raised USD 2,190 thanks to delegates’ generous contributions. The IAS matched this amount dollar for dollar, which meant that the programme donated a total of USD 4,380 to Red Mexicana de Personas que Viven con VIH/SIDA, A. C.

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The IAS promotes the use of non-stigmatizing, people-first language. The translations are all automated in the interest of making our content as widely accessible as possible. Regretfully, they may not always adhere to the people-first language of the original version.