Blog: HIV/AIDS

AIDS 2014 delegates

Why the face of the AIDS pandemic is now female
4 September 2014

This article was first published on Women’s Agenda on July 24, 2014. On Monday, the first official day of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Dr Lydia Mungherera from Uganda said, ‘I think the face of the pandemic is a female face.’ Increasingly, this is becoming more evident. Rates of HIV are growing […]

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Zoya Patel

AIDS 2014 – Perspectives from a World YWCA delegate
4 September 2014

From 19 to 27 July, the 20th International AIDS Conference took place in Melbourne. The peak event for HIV/AIDS researchers, community health workers, activists and people living with HIV, the Conference drew 15,000 delegates to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, for a packed week of panels, plenaries, workshops, exhibitions and cultural events. I was fortunate enough […]

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