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Webinar & Meeting Reports

  • October 27, 2016

    This webinar will officially launch the newly released PLOS One Collection, “Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) for HIV Prevention: New Mathematical Models for Prioritizing Sub-Populations by Age & Geography.”

  • October 17, 2016 to October 21, 2016

    HIVR4P is the only global conference that supports cross-fertilization among research on HIV vaccines, microbicides, PrEP, treatment as prevention, and other biomedical prevention approaches, while also providing a venue to discuss the research findings, questions, and priorities specific to each.

  • September 16, 2016

    AVAC, in collaboration with ICW East Africa, hosted a webinar on the most recent data regarding hormonal contraception and HIV. The call, moderated by ICW-EA, featured a number of resource people to address several aspects of this issue.

  • August 23, 2016

    In this webinar we explored the education that needs to be done among those health care providers to make this happen and what is being done to be prioritize it, especially by federal agencies, state and local health departments.

  • July 17, 2016 to July 22, 2016

    The International AIDS Conference, or AIDS 2016, is a biennial gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the epidemic. Sixteen years after Durban 2000, the first (and only) International AIDS Conference held in Africa, the large international gathering returns to South Africa this July.

  • July 14, 2016

    Professor Gail Henderson, PhD describes what regulatory processes are in place to keep participants in HIV cure research safe. In this webinar, she described the relationship between informed consent and ethical research, identified challenges of discussions around risks and benefits and provided points of considerations for the informed consent process.

  • July 13, 2016 to July 15, 2016

    Women Now! 2016 will provide an opportunity to assess the content and execution of the International AIDS Conference 2016. The Pan African Women’s Summit will provide an opportunity to assess the content and execution of the IAC for its meaningful inclusion of women’s and girls’ sexual & reproductive health and justice, especially women and girls of African descent, who bear the brunt of the HIV pandemic among women worldwide.

  • July 13, 2016

    The case of the “Mississippi child” has intrigued scientists since the case was first announced as "cured" in 2013. After the Mississippi child rebounded after two years of remission little has been mentioned about pediatric HIV cure research in the media. This webinar answered the essential questions about the state of the research and discussed the opportunities and challenges in pursuing curative strategies in pediatric populations.

  • July 7, 2016

    Listen here for a recording of the Fellows Program informational call.

  • June 29, 2016

    The HIV cure research field presents new challenges to study conduct, design, risk and a host of other issues — scientific, biological, social, ethical and regulatory — that many stakeholders are grappling with. This module will begin to unpack some of the ethical issues associated with HIV cure research.