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Join UNAIDS and IAS at Town Hall on reshaping the future of AIDS

16 July 2010


Towards a paradigm shift in HIV treatment and prevention

At this defining moment—reshaping the AIDS response is a necessity. Join UNAIDS and the International AIDS Society to set the tone for the AIDS 2010 Conference: challenging and encouraging delegates to call for and join a movement to reshape the AIDS response to reach universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.

Towards a paradigm shift in HIV treatment and prevention .

13.30 to 15.00 Sunday, 18 July 2010
Session Room 6

Guest speakers include Kgalema Motlanthe, Deputy President of South Africa; Julio Montaner, President of the International AIDS Society, and Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS.

Bring your ideas to this interactive Town Hall event and engage with leaders in the AIDS response. Panelists include: Rolake Odetoyinbo, Executive Director, Positive Action for Treatment Access, Mphu Ramatlapeng, Minister of Health and Social Welfare of Lesotho and Barbara Lee, US Congresswoman, 9th District of California.

Annie Lennox, long-time AIDS activist and UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador, will lend her unique voice to setting the tone for the Conference.

Hosted by James Chau, News Anchor, China Central Television; UNAIDS National Goodwill Ambassador for China.

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Note to broadcasters: The Town Hall event will be offered to broadcasters rights-free. Please contact Saya Oka, okas@unaids.org

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