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AIDS 2012 MEDIA PANEL “HIV/AIDS AND THE NEWS AGENDA – IMPLICATIONS FOR ENDING THE EPIDEMIC”



AIDS 2012 delegates are encouraged to attend the AIDS 2012 Media Panel, an inaugural IAS Satellite event featuring some of the world´s leading journalists engaging in a discussion with activists, scientists and policymakers on the role of the media for the future of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

The Media Panel will be held on Sunday 22 July, 13:30 – 15:30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre in Mini Room 10.

Attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis and will be limited to 350 people.


Confirmed Panelists:

Moderator: Robert Bazell, Chief Science and Health Correspondent, NBC News, US

Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland)
Anthony Fauci, Director, NIAID, USA
Sarah Boseley, Health Editor, The Guardian, UK
Jon Cohen, Contributor, Science, US
David Brown, Medical Reporter, Washington Post, US
Mia Malan, Health writer, Mail and Guardian, South Africa
Regan Hofmann, Editor-In-Chief, POZ Magazine, US
Francisco Ruiz, National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), US
Drew Altman, CEO and President, Kaiser Family Foundation, US
Dr Allyson Leacock, Executive Director, Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS