International AIDS Conference to be held 22-27 July
KARACHI: The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) will be held in Amsterdam city of the Netherlands on 22-27 July. It will be a milestone event for WHO for a range of reasons.
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros will attend the event’s opening ceremony. He will be joined by other senior WHO leaders in attending several key events and engage with HIV community and partners. WHO will host over 20 satellites, workshops or other events and will release several new publications, including on the use of dolutegravir in HIV treatment, HIV testing, pre-exposure prophylaxis, HIV drug resistance, toxicity monitoring, key populations and HIV strategic information.
WHO sessions will highlight integrating HIV into universal health coverage, the importance of reaching key populations and addressing the rising HIV epidemics in Eastern Europe and Central Asia