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Monday Update

EXPANDED GLOBAL RESPONSE NEEDED TO COMBAT HIV EPIDEMIC

International leaders in AIDS research and policy have called for the expanded reach of AIDS treatment, care and prevention services in the context of changing dynamics in the global HIV/AIDS epidemic.


The first plenary session of the IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment featured new analysis of HIV viral subtypes, information about emerging HIV epidemics in Eurasia, and Brazil's unique experience with treatment and prevention delivery.

Tuesday Update

NEW RESEARCH AND EXPANDED TREATMENT FOR HIV PREVENTION

IAS Conference participants described potential to advance HIV prevention through research on immune responses, genetics, and integration of AIDS treatment and prevention services.

RESULTS OF NEW STUDY ON MALE CIRCUMCISION TO BE PRESENTED

Dr. Bertrand Auvert and co-investigator Dr. Dirk Taljaard presented results of an ANRS-sponsored study testing male circumcision as an HIV prevention intervention.

BRAND DRUGS AND GENERIC DRUGS: FROM ANTAGONISM TO SYNERGY

Delegates and guest speakers debated the issue of brand name and generic drugs.


Tuesday, 26 July press release

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Rapporteur summaries

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(Portuguêse Basic) (Portuguêse Clinical) (Portuguêse Prevention)

Further information in Programme at a glance.

Wednesday Update

NEW DIRECTIONS IN AIDS TREATMENT

Pathogenesis and Treatment looked at lessons from the field and the growing understanding of Cellular Activity which points to innovative approaches in AIDS treatment.

Researchers looked toward the next generation of treatment delivery and research, emphasising the close relationship between evolving knowledge and application in the field.

Presentations included an update on the 'state-of-the-art' in HIV treatment, a review of paediatric treatment and prevention interventions in resource-limited countries, and discussion of the role of cellular proteins in HIV replication.

ANRS/IAS - Prize

Winners announced at the International AIDS Society and ANRS Award Ceremony.



Wednesday, 27 July press release

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Closing press release

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Daily summaries (powerpoint presentations)

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IAS 2005 Conference - Bringing Together the World of HIV Science to Address the Challenges of Research, Prevention and Treatment
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Opening Ceremony attracts 5000
Sunday's Opening Ceremony included remarks by International AIDS Society (IAS) President Dr. Helene Gayle, Conference Co-chair Dr. Mauro Schechter and Octavio Valente, Chair of the Community Advisory Board for the Conference; His Excellency Mr. Festus Gontebanye Mogae, President of the Republic of Botswana and Mr. Stephen Lewis, U.N. Secretary-General's Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa.


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