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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AIDS AND STIs IN AFRICA
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Call for Nominations for Members of the Governing Board of SAA
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Nominations for Executive Council-elect May 2018- (Mandate 2018-2021) and Members of the Governing Board of SAA (Mandate 2018-December2021) DEADLINE: 21st March 2018 In accordance with the SAA statutes, the Governing Board consists of fifteen members elect from the 5th zones of Africa The Governing Board, in accordance with the article 10.1of the Statutes, consists of the following members elected through an electronic ballot ...  [Read more]

INVITATIONAL BID TO HOST THE 20th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HIV/AIDS AND STI’s IN AFRICA (ICASA 2021)
Friday, February 9th, 2018

FROM THE LEFT, MR. LUC BODEA (SAA COORDINATOR/ICASA DIRECTOR), DR. IHAB AHMED ABDELRAHMAN (SAA PRESIDENT/ICASA 2017 PRESIDENT) & DR. DIANE GASHUMBA (MINISTER OF HEALTH, RWANDA, HOST COUNTRY OF ICASA 2019) The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) hereby Represented by its President; Dr. Ihab Ahmed, invites African countries wishing to host the 20th  International Conference on HIV/AIDS and STIs in Africa in 2021 (ICASA 2021) to send in their ...  [Read more]

AFRICAN ADVOCATES NEED TO ADVOCATE DIFFERENTLY FOR BIOMEDICAL HIV PREVENTION RESEARCH
Thursday, February 1st, 2018

By Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society The 2017 Biomedical HIV Prevention Forum – popularly known by its acronym ‘BHPF’ - has come and gone. The one day forum that held as a pre-conference on the 3rd of December 2017 during the ICASA conference, sent a clear message to the over 173 pre-conference participants: advocacy for biomedical HIV prevention research in sub-Saharan Africa has to be done ...  [Read more]

AFRICAN ADVOCATES NEED TO ADVOCATE DIFFERENTLY FOR BIOMEDICAL HIV PREVENTION RESEARCH
Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

By Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society The 2017 Biomedical HIV Prevention Forum – popularly known by its acronym ‘BHPF’ - has come and gone. The one day forum that held as a pre-conference on the 3rd of December 2017 during the ICASA conference, sent a clear message to the over 173 pre-conference participants: advocacy for biomedical HIV prevention research in sub-Saharan Africa has to be done ...  [Read more]

Rwanda to host the 20th Edition of International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA)
Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Cross section of SAA Board Members with the President of Rwanda, His Excellency Paul Kagame and Dr. Diane Gashumba, Minister of Health of Rwanda   The Society for AIDS in Africa was established in Kinshasa in October 1990 during the 5thInternational Conference on AIDS and Associated Cancers in Africa, a precursor to the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA). The formation of the Society for AIDS in Africa, ...  [Read more]

ICASA LOINCLOTH
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

To immortalize the event, a loincloth with the effigy of ICASA Was made at the initiative of the Minister of Health Dr. Raymonde GOUDOU COFFIE Vice President of ICASA 2017 This loincloth is on sale at the General Directorate of Health (DGS) and the funds collected will be used to support actions against ...  [Read more]

NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Thursday, June 8th, 2017

SAA WELCOMES DR.TEDROS ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS AS NEW DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION Dr.Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and a cross session of SAA Board Members The Society for AIDS in Africa, the organizers of the International Conference on AIDS & Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa, warmly welcome the appointment of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). This ...  [Read more]

Welcome address by ICASA 2017 President at the 2nd ISC meeting
Monday, April 10th, 2017

Summary of the 2nd International Steering Committee Meeting- Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire The 2nd International Steering Committee Meeting of the International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa (ICASA) took place on the 30th – 31st of March, 2017, at the Palm Club Hotel, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The meeting was graced by all stakeholders in the Health sector such as the UN system, PEPFAR, USAID, WHO, Global Fund and representatives from ...  [Read more]

INVITATIONAL BID TO HOST THE 20th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HIV/AIDS AND STI’s IN AFRICA (ICASA 2019)
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

LEFT PROF. SENI KOUANDA (SAA SECRETARY GENERAL), DR. RAYMONDE GOUDOU COFFIE (MINISTER OF HEALTH & PUBLIC HYGIENE/ICASA 2017 VICE PRESIDENT), DR. IHAB AHMED ABDELRAHMAN (SAA PRESIDENT/ICASA 2017 PRESIDENT), MR. LUC BODEA (SAA COORDINATOR/ICASA DIRECTOR) The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) hereby Represented by its President; Dr. Ihab Ahmed, invites African countries wishing to host the 20th  International Conference on HIV/AIDS and STIs ...  [Read more]

ICASA 2017 Official Logo
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a major international AIDS conference which takes place in Africa. It is a biennial conference which alternates between Anglophone and Francophone African countries. ICASA has been organized since 1990 to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS through an African continent free of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the debilitating effects which these diseases ...  [Read more]

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