Prioritizing Ending AIDS in Children at IAS 2015

Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation available for comments and media interviews

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts: Johanna Harvey: jharvey@pedaids.org or +1-202-280-1657
Ryan Henson: rhenson@pedaids.org or +1-202-280-1537

WHAT:  The 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment & Prevention (IAS 2015)

Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) will give oral presentations and exhibit a variety of educational posters and abstracts related to ending AIDS in children. Key sessions include:

Experts will also be available for media questions or interviews on any breaking news and research presented at the conference related to:

Daily updates and a full list of presentations and poster sessions featuring EGPAF staff are available at www.pedaids.org/IAS2015

WHEN:  July 19-22, 2015

WHERE: Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, Canada

WHO:  Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), including:

WHY: The IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment & Prevention is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV research, treatment and program implementation, as well as policy makers, people living with HIV, and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learned, and collectively chart a course forward.

EGPAF is the global leader in the effort to end AIDS in children. As the global HIV/AIDS community gathers for IAS 2015, EGPAF urges conference delegates, policy makers, non-governmental organizations, and ministries of health around the world to prioritize children who are living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in current and future efforts.

CONTACT: To schedule an interview in-person or via phone with the experts listed above or any of EGPAF’s conference presenters, please contact Johanna Harvey at jharvey@pedaids.org or (336)-202-0324.

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About the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF):
EGPAF is the global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV/ AIDS and has reached more than 21 million women with services to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies. It currently supports nearly 7,800 health facilities and works in 15 countries to implement prevention, care, and treatment services; to further advance innovative research; and to execute global advocacy activities that bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide. For more information, visit www.pedaids.org.