The 24th AIDS 2022 Conference, Canada, 29 July – 02 August

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The 24th AIDS 2022 Conference

The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health issue in the world and provides a unique forum for the intersection of science, advocacy, and human rights.

The conference will be attended physically and virtually by approximately 18 000 scientists, researchers, activists, policy makers, officials, civil society organisations, people living with HIV and others committed to the global AIDS response. The programme of the conference includes plenary sessions, abstracts, workshops, conference sessions, satellite symposia and exhibitions.

The theme for the conference is: Re-Engage and Follow the Science and will focus on

defining future research agendas

shift latest evidence to action, and

chart a new consensus on overcoming the HIV epidemic as a threat to public health and individual well-being.

Numerous South Africans will be attending the conference, in order to adequately represent South Africa during the conference, the Inter-Ministerial Committee on AIDS meeting held on the 11th of March 2022 recommended that all the activities for the conference be centrally coordinated by the SANAC Secretariat, including the participation of the South African delegation (government, civil society and the private sector) and the erection of ONE TEAM SOUTH AFRICA exhibition stand.

If you are planning to participate and/or send a delegation to the conference, it would be appreciated if you can complete the following form: https://forms.gle/xRr3JNkZbRnn5H1L7, by COB on the 7th of June 2022.

Information related to the conference can be obtained from the AIDS 2022 website at https://aids2022.org

For any conference-related queries, please do not hesitate to contact Rentia@sanac.org.za

 

SURVEY – please take a moment and complete this survey to assist the SANAC led International AIDS Conference Steering Committee to understand the needs and assist where it can.

TEAM SOUTH AFRICA COORDINATED BY SANAC AT THE  24TH INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE IN MONTREAL, CANADA TAKING PLACE BETWEEN 29 JULY – 2 AUGUST 2022: SURVEY TO UNDERSTAND WHO IS GOING AND WHAT SUPPORT IS REQUIRED SO THAT RESOURCES CAN BE MOBILISED TO ASSIST THOSE WITH NEEDS

Under the theme of SOUTH AFRICAN HIV, STIs AND TB PROGRESS BEYOND COVID-19: RISING AGAINST ALL ODDS, the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) which brings together government, civil society and the private sector as a collective in its quest to turn the tide against the HIV, STI and TB epidemics and ensure that no one is left behind. SANAC is coordinating all stakeholders in South Africa who will be attending and participating at the 24th International AIDS Conference in Montreal, Canada taking place between 29 July – 2 August 2022 to make meaningful impact on behalf of the country.

In order to mobilise resources and provide support and coordinate activities, we invite you if you are attending to provide us with your details so that we are able to get in touch with you. Please take 2 minutes of your time to complete the following survey and respond to us by Friday, 3 June 2022 through completing this link: https://form.jotform.com/SMYN2010/team-south-africa

AIDS 2022, the 24th International AIDS Conference, will call on the world to come together to re-engage and follow the science. It will define future research agendas, shift latest evidence to action, and chart a new consensus on overcoming the HIV epidemic as a threat to public health and individual well-being – see more details by clicking on this link: https://aids2022.org/