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Almost no Science from Nigeria at International Conference on AIDS

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]inally, the moment came – The 21st International Conference on AIDS kicked off in Durban, South Africa on the 18th of July, the birthday of Nelson Mandela. With the largest number of registered delegates at a health conference, it has been a refreshing and yet challenging start. The efficiency of the organisers, the warmth of […]

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TB2016 highlights efforts to strengthen the global fight against Tuberculosis, the leading killer of people with HIV, at the 21st International AIDS Conference(AIDS 2016)

Durban, South Africa – Urgency in efforts to address the devastating global impact of tuberculosis (TB), and opportunities to make major inroads against the infectious disease, are being featured at TB2016, a two-day conference dedicated exclusively to TB, immediately preceding AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa. Organised by the International AIDS Society (IAS), which also […]

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Back to Durban, for the International Conference on AIDS

I have profound memories of the 13th International AIDS Conference that was held in Durban, South Africa, in July 2000. I was privileged to be part of 12,000 people from all over the world who attended, including scientists, clinicians, healthcare workers, public health agencies, people living with HIV/AIDS, and at least 100 from Nigeria. For […]