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AIDS 2012 Press Releases



Daily Press Releases

FRIDAY 27 JULY 2012
AIDS 2012 Ignites Momentum for the Beginning of the End of the AIDS Epidemic


THURSDAY 26 JULY 2012
Real participation of Key Affected Populations, Men who have Sex with Men, Sex Workers, Transgender People and Injecting Drug Users key to Turning the Tide of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic


WEDNESDAY 25 JULY 2012
Turning the Tide for Women, Children and Youth


TUESDAY 24 JULY 2012
Experts ask: The Treatment as Prevention Revolution – Can we make it real? Is the search for an HIV cure becoming more feasible?


MONDAY 23 JULY 2012
Scientific advances bring HIV/AIDS epidemic to an historic turning point as global leaders meet at AIDS 2012 to discuss investment priorities in HIV/AIDS during the global financial crisis


SUNDAY 22 JULY 2012
International AIDS Conference Opens in the U.S. for the First Time in 22 Years at Defining Moment in the History of the AIDS Epidemic




Other Conference Related Press Releases

26 July 2012
New HIV Cure Research Released Today at the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012)

25 July 2012
Ten community-based organizations receive prestigious Red Ribbon Award for innovative response to AIDS

21 July 2012
Call at AIDS 2012 for action to remove HIV-related travel restrictions

21 July 2012
The United States National Institutes of Health, the Centers for AIDS Research and the International AIDS Society announce a new round of innovative HIV research awards

20 July 2012
International AIDS Society and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, to Honor Pioneering Iranian Doctors Arash Alaei and Kamiar Alaei with Inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Award

19 July 2012
Inaugural Global Scientific Strategy Towards an HIV Cure launched ahead of the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington DC

18 July 2012
International AIDS Society Announces Recipients of Innovative HIV Research Awards

18 July 2012
IAS Presidential Award Honours Prof. Michel Kazatchkine for Visionary and Dedicated Leadership in the Fight against AIDS

17 July 2012
High level speakers announced for XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012)

13 July 2012
International AIDS Society and the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse Award New Fellowships for Outstanding Research in Drug Use and HIV at AIDS 2012

11 July 2012
International AIDS Society and Partners Recognize Outstanding Researchers from Around the World at AIDS 2012

10 July 2012
Washington, D.C. Declaration Calls for Renewed Global Urgency To Turn the Tide on HIV and End the AIDS Epidemic

9 July 2012
Substantial Private Sector, NGO, and Foundation Support Helps Ensure Success of the Largest Global Meeting on HIV – XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012)

27 June 2012
Online Coverage of XIX International AIDS Conference to Include Daily Webcasts, Podcasts and News Recaps

13 June 2012
AIDS 2012 Official conference programme now online

10 May 2012
XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) Secretariat announces two off-site conference hubs for sex workers and people who use drugs

27 January 2012
Leading scientists, community leaders and policy makers to come together to discuss challenges and new developments at the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, D.C.


25 January 2012
POZ Named Official Media Partner for AIDS 2012


1 December 2011
How ICASA 2011 and AIDS 2012 can signpost the way to zero new HIV infections
Blog post by Elly Katabira, IAS President

Funding: small price, big payback
Opinion piece by Bertrand Audoin, IAS Executive Director

Treatment as Prevention
Opinion piece by Dr. Diane Havlir, US Co-Chair AIDS 2012

IAS response to President Obama’s World AIDS Day Speech


28 November 2011
Registration for XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) Opens 1 December


19 September 2011
Turning the Tide Together: XIX International AIDS Conference Theme Selected


15 September 2011
XIX International AIDS Conference Local and National Outreach Partners Selected


19 May 2011
Oakland, California hosts preparation meetings in the countdown to AIDS 2012
Photos of the meeting


14 April 2011
AIDS 2012 Office Scale Up


21 March 2011
Washington, D.C. office for the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) opens to begin preparations for world’s largest HIV/AIDS-related gathering

(Background information on the conference organization, structures and process)


25 February 2011
International AIDS Society and AIDS 2012 partners join District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray to announce plans for collaboration as city prepares to host XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012)

Local media coverage:

AIDS 2012 Press Event Photos


12 July 2010
Civil Society and Local Partners for AIDS 2012 Announced