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South African AIDS Conference – 8th Edition

The 8th edition of the South African AIDS Conference will be held next year, from Tuesday, June 13 – Friday, June 16 2017 in Durban, South Africa.

The theme of the coming year’s conference has been tagged as: “The Long Walk to Prevention: Every Voice Counts

This AIDS Conference will provide a unique opportunity to ignite everyone’s energy around HIV prevention relating to structural issues and peoples voices. It aims to bring back the human perspective hence every voice counts.

On behalf of the Program Committee, members of the Africa Health News cordially invites you to present your research, successful programmes, innovative interventions or best practices for consideration to be part of the programme and to once again contribute to this all important Conference.

Abstracts can be submitted under the following tracks:

Track 1: Basic and Clinical Sciences
Track 2: Epidemiology, Prevention and Public Health
Track 3: Social, Political, Economic and Health Systems
Track 4: Ethics, Marginalization and the Protection of Human Rights
Track 5: Best Practices: Programmes, Communications and Community Engagement


Submitting abstracts for either oral or poster presentation at the Conference will give you a unique opportunity to play a leading role in setting the HIV and AIDS agenda going forward. This Conference creates a platform wherein all scientists (basic and social), clinicians, activists and community workers can showcase their significant contribution towards curbing the dual TB and HIV epidemics.

Interested participants are encouraged to contribute their experiences and knowledge to the discussions on the impact of HIV infection on other related infectious diseases, social and ethical issues as well as provision of healthcare in general.

Schedule for the South African AIDS Conference – 8th Edition

Schedule for South African AIDS Conference – 8th Edition

To submit an abstract now [button color=”orange” size=”” type=”3d” target=”blank” link=”″]CLICK HERE[/button]
To register for the Conference [button color=”orange” size=”” type=”3d” target=”blank” link=”″]CLICK HERE[/button]
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Abstract Submissions, Early Registration and Scholarship Applications will close on 6 January 2017.

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