8th International congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific

Bookmark and Share

Feature story

8th International congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific

20 August 2007

Hope for success at ICAAP close

20070823_rao_145.jpgThe 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) closed with messages of hope for success on moving towards universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support in the region. Speaking at the conference close, UNAIDS Director of the Asia Pacific Regional Support Team, Prasada Rao, acknowledged key progress areas and underlined the need for sustained commitment to AIDS in the region.

Read closing remarks by UNAIDS Director of the Asia Pacific Regional Support Team, Prasada Rao



From Kobe to Colombo: Overview of Epidemic and Response in Asia and the Pacific
20070821_prasada_145.jpg
At the plenary of the 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, UNAIDS Director of the Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, Prasada Rao gave an overview of developments in the region’s AIDS epidemic and response, examined recent debates that have over strategies and outlined challenges for the future in the region.

Read plenary speech by UNAIDS Director of Asia/PAcific Regional Support Team Prasada Rao
Read press release



Myanmar: Towards universal access

20070821_Wah_145.jpgWhat will it take to reach universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support in Myanmar ? This was the central discussion of a satellite meeting held as part of the 8 th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) on Monday 20 August.

Read more



8th International congress on AIDS in ASIA and the Pacific

20070820_deborah_landey_145.jpgThe 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) takes place in Colombo, Sri Lanka on from 19 - 23 August. The conference brings together more than 3,000 delegates from some 60 countries to discuss critical issues on AIDS in the region such as stigma and discrimination, access to HIV prevention and treatment and the importance of sustained political commitment on AIDS.

 

Read UNAIDS' opening speech
View photo gallery



20070817_logo2.jpgPerspectives on Asia Pacific AIDS conference

In the run up to the 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) which takes place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 19-23 August 2007, UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director, Deborah Landey and UNAIDS Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Prasada Rao, share their hopes and expectations for the conference.

Read more
Listen to interview with UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director, Deborah Landey