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Fun at the Community Village
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

It was a hive of activity at the community village amid all the pomp and fun-fare, with the community village sending one clear message: CONDOMIZE! The campaign by UNFPA to promote the use of condoms to reduce the spread of HIV has been a success as witnessed by the large crowds at the stand. The stand has proved popular with the youths and the young at heart. There was a feeling of euphoria with people dancing and having fun. T-shirts, ...  [Read more]

African sex workers organizing to end HIV
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Daughtue Ogutu Engagement of sex workers in the Global Fund processes especially the New Funding Model is imperative in ending HIV. This was said by Daughtue Ogutu of the African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA), at a workshop to session at ICASA Conference 2015. The workshop aimed to educate participants on how sex workers and sex work led groups in Africa are organizing around the Global Fund processes regionally and in-country and also about ...  [Read more]

Optimizing prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV through community engagement and mobilization.
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

As the 18th ICASA conference continues to highlight one of the key messages, which is, to end AIDS by 2030, one of the sessions on prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) shed light on initiatives that African countries continue to implore in the HIV response. In this interesting panel discussion, chaired by Deborah Von Zinkernagel Acting Global Coordinator and Principal Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator in the Office of the U.S. ...  [Read more]

SAA Cocktail Awards Harare/Zimbabwe 2 December 2015
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Dr. Angela El-Adas (Ghana AIDS Commissioner), Mr. Luc Armand Bodea (ICASA Director) The Society for Aids in Africa (SAA) organizers of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs held its annual SAA Awards on World AIDS DAY. The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) was established in 1990 during the 5th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) in Kinshasa facilitated by WHO, to be the custodian of the International ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

On the occasion of World AIDS Day (Dec 1st, 2015), the African Union is hosted the African Parliamentary and Leadership Colloquium, as a special session at the International Conference for AIDS and STIs (ICASA). The Colloquium has created a platform for African parliamentarians to reflect on the successes of the continent in addressing HIV and AIDS, and to discuss strategies and policies to ensure that countries are able to meet their targets in ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Acting President Mnangagwa VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa is today set officially open the 18th International Conference on Aids and STIs in Africa (ICASA) at the Harare International Conference Centre. At least 5 000 delegates from all over the world are expected to attend the conference which has attracted attention from various parts of the globe. The Herald brings you live updates of the official opening of the ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Paidamoyo Chipunza Senior Health Reporter Delegates to the 18th International Conference on Aids and STIs in Africa (ICASA) started arriving in the country this week, with organisers of the event saying all is now set for successful hosting of the conference which starts tomorrow. At least 5 000 delegates from all over the world are expected in the country for the conference which has attracted attention from various parts of the ...  [Read more]

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Dear delegate, We would like to ask you to take a few minutes to complete a short ICASA 2015 evaluation form. By this evaluation, the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA), the organizers of ICASA, is seeking inputs from delegates to inform the strategic focus of future ICASAs to ensure that ICASA continues to remain relevant to stakeholders. Please note that all information given by delegates in this evaluation will be delinked from all ...  [Read more]

Zimbabwe ready for ICASA
Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Preparations for the 18th edition of ICASA are at an advanced stage with the ICASA Director Luc Bodea saying he is happy with preparatory progress so far. ICASA Director-Luc Bodea at an intgerview with Star FM Speaking to Star FM in Harare today, Mr. Bodea assured Africa and the International community that this will be one of the best ICASA they have ever seen. “Considering the little time that Zimbabwe had to prepare for ICASA, we ...  [Read more]

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) hereby Represented by its President; Dr Ehab Ahmed, invites African countries wishing to host the 19th  International Conference on HIV/AIDS and STIs in Africa in 2017 (ICASA 2017) to send in their application bid document to the SAA Secretariat in Accra- Ghana, New Closing date for submission of Application 26th February 2016. ICASA 2017 will be the 19th International Conference on HIV/AIDS and ...  [Read more]