January 3, 2024
Happy New Year! We hope you had good holidays and are ready for all that we need to do in 2024. To get started, kick-off the new year with an exciting lineup of webinars and workshops that will set a foundation for our collective advocacy in the year ahead. Read on for details!
PrEPVacc: An in-depth look at the trial, and what’s next
January 11, 9:30-11:00 am EST
Join the PrEPVacc team and AVAC to review the PrEPVacc trial, which is testing two different vaccine candidates and two daily oral PrEP regimens. Join us to learn about PrEPVacc’s innovative study design and implementation, how the trial integrated social and behavioral science, details on the latest decision to discontinue vaccinations, and what the results mean to the field. Register here
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and AVAC is sponsoring a series of webinars to help advocates who care about sexual and reproductive health and rights to understand who is impacted by cervical cancer, what it means for key populations, its intersection with HIV, and the status of treatment and prevention. Register here for topics that interest you most or the full series.
Cervical Cancer: What, where, and prevention and treatment options
January 11 8:00-9:00 am EST
Advocacy and Cervical Cancer: Voices that are creating change
January 18, 8:00-9:00 am EST
Screening and Treating Cervical Cancer
January 25, 8:00-9:00 am EST
Cervical Cancer Among Key Populations
February 1, 8:00-9:00 am EST
Reporting the African Science Story: Decoding scientific research to support public health in Africa
January 23, 9:30-11:00 am EST
The Media Science Cafés bring together journalists, researchers, implementers, civil society, policy makers, and regulators to build relationships that will foster accurate reporting of HIV, COVID and other science or health stories in those countries. Learn more about this model, lessons learned and why relationships across these fields are a must for advancing HIV prevention and global health.
African Workshop on HIV & Women 2024
February 22-23, 8:30 am-4:30 pm EAT
This regional workshop sponsored by the Academic Medical Education platform of Virology Education is for healthcare providers, researchers, government, industry, and community representatives to increase their knowledge of issues related to HIV and women living in Africa. Early-career investigators will also have opportunities to present their research and meet with experts. Organizers will use this hybrid workshop as a launch for ongoing participant engagement, identifying partnerships, projects and continuing collaboration.
Regular fee deadline, February 8.