Upcoming Webinars and a Roundup of New Resources

March 16, 2023

Whether you are tracking PrEP initiations or cure research, pandemic preparedness or mpox news, emerging advocacy for the inclusion of pregnant people in research, or looking for an overview of prevention research and more from CROI, we’ve got you covered. Below is a roundup of important resources and upcoming webinars you won’t want to miss!

Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response: AVAC’s position on PPPR

Read AVAC’s, Prevent, Prepare, and Respond: An Analysis of Global Health Architecture for Pandemic Preparedness, a policy position on the future architecture of global health.

And be sure to listen to the latest Px Pulse podcast episode, The Shape of Pandemic Preparedness is Being Decided. Now is the Time for Collective Action, featuring Chris Collins, the CEO and President of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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Sign up for Pandemic Watch! AVAC’s expanded weekly round up of pandemic news

AVAC is broadening the coverage of our COVID News Brief and folding it into the new Pandemic Watch, a weekly round-up of news on COVID, pandemic preparedness, mpox and more. Check out our first issue and subscribe here.

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An Action Plan for HIV Prevention Research Among Pregnant and Lactating People

The Coalition to Accelerate and Support Prevention Research (CASPR) jointly released with PHASES a new action plan, Advancing HIV Prevention Research in Pregnant and Lactating People (PLP), which identifies priority goals to advance the responsible study of HIV prevention in PLP, a population that must be better served by the research enterprise.

A Look Back at CROI

The 30th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) showed an energized field—with scientific advances galvanizing research across a host of disease areas. The highlights in this round up and on our webpage, offer a look at standout research and advocacy from CROI.

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Upcoming Webinars

The Choice Agenda, Been There, Did That – Research Reflections from CROI 2023
Thursday, March 23, 10:00–11:30am ET
Featuring Monica Gandhi and CROI 2023 Community Educator Scholars. Co-moderated by Devan Nambiar, Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance and CROI 2023 Community Educator Scholar.

The Choice Agenda, Mpox – Sexual Networks, HIV and Activism
Wednesday, March 29, 9:30–11:00am ET
Featuring Keletso Makofane, Harvard University & Chloe Orkin, Queen Mary University of London.

When Cure Means Control: An Introduction to Viral Control Off Therapy
Tuesday, March 28, 9:00-10:00 am ET
Featuring Jon LI, Harvard University; Marina Caskey, Rockefeller University; Ann Charoudi, Emory School of Medicine.