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2011 Caribbean HIV Conference designed to explore Cross-Cutting Issues

Conference provides multidisciplinary forum for HIV stakeholders in the Caribbean to learn and exchange ideas about the most pressing issues facing the region

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NASSAU, The Bahamas

NASSAU, The Bahamas, PRNewswire — The 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference: Strengthening Evidence To Achieve Sustainable Action, to be held at the Atlantis Conference Center in Nassau, The Bahamas.

November 18–21, will bring together approximately 2,000 individuals from across the Caribbean to review research findings, to learn about best practices and skills-building tools, and to participate in networking opportunities. The program also will address regional cross-cutting issues, including:

  • Capacity-Building
  • Gender Issues
  • Human Rights
  • Research To Inform Action
  • Sustainability
  • Youth

“By focusing our agenda on these issues, we’ve created a program that’s relevant to multiple stakeholders and will allow participants to build on their learnings as they attend different conference sessions,” said Conference Co-Chair Prof. Daisy M. Gely of the Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico. “Presenters close to the issues facing the HIV community in the Caribbean will share expertise and research findings with reproducible results to provide a rich experience that will help us move forward collectively to best address the regional epidemic.”

These cross-cutting issues are woven throughout five program tracks:

  • Track A: Special Populations
  • Track B: Legal, Ethical, Cultural, Spiritual, and Leadership Issues
  • Track C: Epidemiology, Basic Science, and Vaccine Research
  • Track D: Treatment, Care, and Support
  • Track E: Prevention: Social, Behavioral, and Biomedical Change

Leading political, scientific, and public health leaders are included in the impressive roster of speakers contributing to the agenda. Visit https://www.2011caribbeanhivconference.org/2011-caribbean-hiv-conference-speakers-announced to view a list of some of the featured speakers and session moderators.

This event is the third Caribbean HIV conference in the past decade, and it is designed to build on successes of the previous events, which demonstrated that regional cooperation and collaboration are key to confronting HIV in the Caribbean. The multidisciplinary forum is designed to support local interests and education and is open and free of charge to anyone who would like to attend.

The conference will be conducted in both English and Spanish.

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Conference provides multidisciplinary forum for HIV stakeholders in the Caribbean to learn and exchange ideas about the most pressing issues facing the region

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NASSAU, The Bahamas

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NASSAU, The Bahamas, PRNewswire — The 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference: Strengthening Evidence To Achieve Sustainable Action, to be held at the Atlantis Conference Center in Nassau, The Bahamas.

November 18–21, will bring together approximately 2,000 individuals from across the Caribbean to review research findings, to learn about best practices and skills-building tools, and to participate in networking opportunities. The program also will address regional cross-cutting issues, including:

“By focusing our agenda on these issues, we’ve created a program that’s relevant to multiple stakeholders and will allow participants to build on their learnings as they attend different conference sessions,” said Conference Co-Chair Prof. Daisy M. Gely of the Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico. “Presenters close to the issues facing the HIV community in the Caribbean will share expertise and research findings with reproducible results to provide a rich experience that will help us move forward collectively to best address the regional epidemic.”

These cross-cutting issues are woven throughout five program tracks:

Leading political, scientific, and public health leaders are included in the impressive roster of speakers contributing to the agenda. Visit https://www.2011caribbeanhivconference.org/2011-caribbean-hiv-conference-speakers-announced to view a list of some of the featured speakers and session moderators.

This event is the third Caribbean HIV conference in the past decade, and it is designed to build on successes of the previous events, which demonstrated that regional cooperation and collaboration are key to confronting HIV in the Caribbean. The multidisciplinary forum is designed to support local interests and education and is open and free of charge to anyone who would like to attend.

The conference will be conducted in both English and Spanish.