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Pediatric HIV/AIDS Experts to Present at 2013 International AIDS Society Conference
Date:6/24/2013

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013

WHAT: International AIDS Society (IAS) 2013: The 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention

Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) will give oral presentations, moderate conference events, and exhibit a variety of educational posters and abstracts. They will also be available for media questions and public comments on any breaking news and research presented at the conference related to:

  •     Pediatric HIV/AIDS treatments
  •     Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT)
  •     New World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines related to Option B+
  •     New WHO treatment guidelines for children younger than 5 years of age
  •     Maternal and child health
  •     Health system strengthening

Daily updates and a full list of presentations and poster session featuring EGPAF staff is available here: http://www.pedaids.org/Press-Room/Events/2013/7th-IAS-Conference-on-HIV-Pathogenesis,-Treatment-

WHEN: June 30–July 3, 2013

WHERE: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC)
Jalan Ampang
50088 Kuala Lumpur
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

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

  •     Laura Guay, M.D., Vice President of Research
  •     R.J. Simonds, M.D., Vice President of Program Innovation and Policy
  •     Appolinaire Tiam, Acting Country Director, Lesotho

WHY: Held every two years, the conference attracts approximately 5,000 delegates from all over the world. It is a unique opportunity for the world’s leading scientists, clinicians, public health experts, and community leaders to examine the latest developments in HIV-related research, and to explore how scientific advances can – in very practical ways – inform the global response to HIV/AIDS.

EGPAF experts will be able to offer perspectives on these new developments and other breaking news items as they related to efforts to eliminate pediatric HIV/AIDS infections worldwide.

CONTACT: To schedule an interview in-person or via phone with the experts list above, please contact Johanna Harvey, EGPAF Senior Communications Officer at +1 (202) 280-1657 or jharvey(at)pedaids(dot)org or Jane Coaston, Media Relations Coordinator at +1 (202) 280-1648 or jcoaston(at)pedaids(dot)org.

About the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF):
EGPAF is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV/AIDS, and has reached more than 16 million women with services to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies. It currently works at more than 5,500 sites and 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 http://www.pedaids.org.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10863092.htm.


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