Navigation Links
Online coverage of XVIII International AIDS Conference to include daily webcasts, live coverage, podcasts and news recaps
Date:7/9/2010

Menlo Park, CA and Geneva, Switzerland -- The International AIDS Society (IAS) and the Kaiser Family Foundation will provide worldwide online access to the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010) taking place in Vienna, Austria, July 18-23, 2010. Kaiser -- an independent operating foundation and non-partisan source of facts, information, and analysis, based in Menlo Park, Calif., USA -- is the official webcaster for AIDS 2010, providing daily coverage of conference developments on its website, http://www.kff.org/aids2010.

In addition to more than 50 online webcasts of conference sessions, podcasts will be available for downloading in both English and Russian. Some sessions, including the Opening and Closing Sessions, will be presented via live webcast, while other coverage will be tape-delayed by a few hours and available on-demand. The webcasts will include sessions featuring former U.S. President Bill Clinton, South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, philanthropist Bill Gates and Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

A daily video recap of conference developments with Science magazine's Jon Cohen will also be available. An outline of scheduled coverage is available at http://www.kff.org/aids2010.

Kaiser's Daily Global Health Policy Report, a free, daily news summary service will be enhanced during the week of the conference to include summaries of what the global media are reporting from the conference and original recaps of information that may not be covered elsewhere.

Kaiser is also providing session coverage for the official and independent conference hubs, which will feature a viewing of select sessions followed by discussions and workshops on how the sessions' content can be applied locally. The three official conference hubs will be held in Moscow, Russia, Kiev, Ukraine, and Almaty, Kazakhstan, while more than 30 independent hubs in over 20 countries are already planned.

A widget for sharing Kaiser's content is available for organizations and individuals who want to further spread the information by carrying the coverage on their own websites, blogs or social networking pages.

"The partnership with Kaiser Family Foundation is central to our ability to extend the reach of the International AIDS Conference well beyond the conference venue and dates," said IAS Acting Executive Director, Mats Ahnlund. "In conjunction with our other online resources, the webcasts ensure that those unable to attend the conference have access to its key resources, while providing a lasting record of conference proceedings. Kaiser's substantive and technical expertise, along with their well-earned reputation for high-quality coverage, makes them the ideal webcasting partner."

"This eight-year running partnership allows us to play a vital role in ensuring people around the world can learn about the important developments in HIV/AIDS that come out of this conference," said Drew Altman, Ph.D., Kaiser President and CEO. "By providing free, online access, we are helping to connect the information and advances generated at the conference to communities in the developed and developing world, ultimately raising awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the efforts to address it."

AIDS 2010 will provide presentations of important new scientific research and opportunities for dialogue on the major challenges facing the global response to AIDS. The 2010 conference theme, Rights Here, Right Now, emphasizes human rights as a prerequisite to a successful response to HIV, including equal access to health care and life-saving prevention and treatment programs. There are more than 33 million people living with HIV worldwide.


'/>"/>

Contact: Scott Sanders
scott@highnooncommunications.com
202-332-2303
International AIDS Society
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. TheReliefPlace.com Launches Online Store “The Relief Shop” - What Does this Medical Supply Store Carry and How Can They Help You?
2. Web Content Management Enables Government Transparency, Participation, and Collaboration Online
3. DavisPTnetwork Partners with the New York Physical Therapy Association to Provide Online Continuing Education
4. PERSONALABS Offers Discounted Healthy Heart Online Blood Tests in February
5. Pharmahelper Pleased To Recognize Online Pharmacy Practice Standards Announced By Google Adwords
6. Online Dating Reinvents Itself with the Recent Roll-Out of Teacherhookup.com, a Free Website that Focuses on a Person's Career in Education!
7. EdenHome.com Adds Aventura Organic Clothes to Site and Announces Largest Online Selection of Stylish Organic Clothes for Men, Women and Children
8. Fire Protection Online Resolves Safety Concerns with CO2 Fire Extinguishers
9. JCI online early table of contents: Feb. 15, 2010
10. Fitness Trend Towards Online Personal Training Gets Real-World Weight Loss Results on FitOrbit.com
11. New Online Store Makes Buying Cosmetics a Healthy Choice
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to not ... comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving a ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... First ... United States, named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell ... facility Medical Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent ... most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are ... many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida attorneys are ... for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing within ... of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. Bloom, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The ... published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... N.C. , June 24, 2016  Consumers ... decisions and regulators/payers have placed more emphasis on ... environment, patient support programs in the pharmaceutical industry ... patients, medications. Consequently, pharmaceutical companies are focusing on ... they are providing products and services that improve ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Bay ... Rehabilitation Network,s Dean Center for Tick Borne ... Medicine and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of ... Innovation, today announced the five finalists of ... Lyme disease.  More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Va. , June 24, 2016 The ... set of recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical ... (HCEI) with entities that make formulary and coverage decisions, ... the "value" of new medicines. The recommendations ... does not appear on the drug label, a prohibition ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: