UNAIDS Executive Director participates in Microbicides 2008

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UNAIDS Executive Director participates in Microbicides 2008

27 February 2008

The biannual international microbicides conference “Microbicides 2008” ran 24 –27 February in New Delhi under the theme “Striving towards HIV Prevention”. The scientific and networking conference was opened on Sunday by the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss. The event ended on a positive and hopeful note. Addressing the closing ceremony, UNAIDS Executive Director Dr Peter Piot acknowledged the difficult time it has been for microbicide research but focused on the progress made in the field so far.