AIDS 2012 Lessons Continue to Resonate Across U.S.
November 2, 2012 | By AIDS.gov
The AIDS 2012 conference organizers recently reminded us that many resources from the conference are now available online at the AIDS 2012 website . Whether you were able to in person in Washington, D.C. or not, you will find a wealth of information at your fingertips, including information from many of the sessions such as slides, links to abstracts, rapporteur reports, and even webcasts of the plenary sessions and several others. (To access these features, click on "More info" at the bottom of the session entry in the online Programme-at-a-Glance.)
We'd also like to remind readers interested in learning more about significant developments at the conference or
who wish to refer back to or share some of that information that all of the AIDS.gov blog posts and videos from AIDS 2012 also are available.
Our "Conversations from AIDS 2012" video series includes interviews conducted by both Dr. Howard Koh and Dr. Ron Valdiserri with federal leaders including NIH's Dr. Tony Fauci who spoke about scientific advances that have lead to discussion of the
end of AIDS, NIH's Dr. Gina Brown on women's HIV research , CDC's Dr. Kevin Fenton on the HIV treatment cascade , and
the White House's Dr. Grant Colfax who spoke about the National HIV/AIDS Strategy progress report . Dr. Koh and Dr. Valdiserri also interviewed a number of non-federal partners, getting perspectives on information being shared at the
conference from NASTAD's Terrance Moore, AIDS Alabama's Kathie Hiers, and Tiffany West of the DC Department of Health, among others.
Others colleagues have written blog posts and news stories on the conference, such
as What I Learned at AIDS 2012 by
David Ernesto Munar, CEO of AIDS Foundation Chicago, and the series of AIDS 2012 Updates from the San Francisco AIDS
Foundation's Beta blog. The Kaiser Family
Foundation also released a video
"look back" at the conference, featuring perspectives on the key lessons of the conference from an expert panel.
The Black AIDS Institute is also conducting a series
of post-conference AIDS 2012 Updates in communities across the
country so that people who were unable to attend the conference are able to hear the groundbreaking information shared there.
We hope these resources are helpful in informing your work in your community and encourage you to refer back to them
often and share them with others who might find them useful.
- AIDS 2012: Key Lessons from a Decade of Action on Global AIDS, and the Way Forward
- AIDS 2012: HIV in Gay and Bisexual Men
- How to Stay Updated During AIDS 2012
- AIDS 2012 Abstract Deadline Approaching
- Many Pre-Conference Events Planned for AIDS 2012
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