Written by Trevor Stratton
The International AIDS Conference, also known to some as the AIDS Olympics is coming at us at lightning speed.
Once again, thousands of exhausted HIV activists will travel to AIDS 2018; working on insufficient airport WIFI and huddled around charging plugs trying to tie up loose ends on the flight over.… Read more
As the conference is now upon us, this is the last in my blog series for ICASO to help you prepare for the event.
As I said in my first blog of this series, it is a great privilege to have been asked by ICASO to write these blogs leading up to AIDS 2018.… Read more
An AIDS conference would not be worthy of its name without a few or indeed several disruptions to the ‘scheduled programme’. Such protests and actions challenge complacency and call people to account.
The background to the history of protests at the AIDS Conferences is well put by Shaun Mellors in his blog for the International AIDS Society.
‘On 2 May 1983, the first AIDS candlelight memorials were held in San Francisco and New York simultaneously, under the theme of “Fighting for our Lives”.… Read more
The People Living with HIV Networking Zone
GNP+ has announced the program for the People Living with HIV Networking Zone in the Global Village (Booth 501). It promises ‘An array of panels, dialogues, discussions, art and entertainment activities will be hosted at the zone every day during the conference’.… Read more
Some people reading this blog will not be going to AIDS 2018.
Here are some ways you can keep up with some of what is going on even if you are not attending the conference.
Those of you who are going to be at AIDS 2018 might also find a lot of this information useful.… Read more