oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - The XVII International AIDS Conference 2008 : conference review
|Article Title||The XVII International AIDS Conference 2008 : conference review|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 2008|
|Pages||19 - 22|
The International AIDS Conference is convened annually by the International AIDS Society (IAS), the world's leading independent association of HIV professionals, with more than 10 000 members from 185 countries. The XVII International AIDS Conference was held from 3 to 8 August 2008 in Mexico City. The partners for this year's event included the Federal Government of Mexico, the Government of Mexico City and local scientific and community leaders. Other institutional partners for the conference included the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV / AIDS and its co-sponsors, the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Food Programme, the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations, the Global Network for People Living with HIV / AIDS, the International Community of Women Living with HIV / AIDS, the World YWCA and the Asian Harm Reduction Network.
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