Webinar Roundup — Including An Upcoming Webinar With Tony Fauci!

November 2, 2022

In October AVAC’s calendar of webinars took on a range of topics, each crucial for the field, and November’s webinars will be just as rich and diverse. Read on for highlights from October’s discussions and related resources, and be sure to register for webinars and events that are coming up this month, including a Fireside Chat with Tony Fauci!

Upcoming Webinars and Meetings

PEP Needs Some Pep! Addressing PEP Neglect in HIV Prevention Research, Programming and Uptake
Thursday, November 3 at 9:00am ET; 16h00 EAT
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PEP, post-exposure-prophylaxis, is an HIV prevention intervention marked by both great promise and profound neglect. PEP works, but far too few people know about, or when and how to obtain this valuable intervention. Join The Choice Agenda for a discussion with James Ayieko, Julie Fox, Ken Mayer, Catherine Koss, Njambi Njuguna and Ace Robinson.

Africa Health R&D Week 2022
November 8 – 11, 2022, virtual
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Join AVAC, IAVI, CASPR and others for a continental forum on domestic resource mobilization (DRM) for health research and development (R&D) in Africa. This week-long program for advocates, media, policymakers, program implementers, researchers, and funders will bring clarity to key issues and trends of DRM for health R&D in Africa.
Agenda / Concept Note / Flyers

Reintroducing PrEPWatch
Thursday, November 10 at 9:00am EDT; 17h00 EAT
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Join us as we introduce AVAC’s updated PrEPWatch.org, a one-stop clearinghouse for the latest PrEP data on implementation and uptake, resources, and information on PrEP policies, programs and products, approved and in development. During this webinar, we’ll share:

  • New data on PrEP rollout worldwide and by country.
  • New ways to access global and country-specific PrEP resources for PrEP planning and advocacy.
  • Stories of innovation from the field.
  • Toolkits for each phase of planning, from policies & budgets to monitoring & evaluation, and everything in between.

Much Accomplished, Much to Do: A Conversation Looking Back & Looking Ahead with Tony Fauci
Monday, November 28 at 11:30am EDT; 18h30 EAT
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Join AVAC for a conversation with NIAID Director, Anthony Fauci as we discuss all that’s been accomplished in the HIV and COVID-19 responses over the years, what’s ahead, and what the future looks like for NIAID, for Dr. Fauci and for pandemic preparedness.

Recordings and Resources

Doxycycline for STI prevention: Evidence and Current Research
Featuring Dr. Connie Celum, Jennifer Mahn, Dr. Victor Omollo, Rodney Perkins and Dr. Jenell Stewart
Recording / Slides / Resources

Private Sector Delivery Opportunities for the Dual Prevention Pill (DPP): Lessons from family planning (FP) for the introduction of multi-purpose prevention technologies (MPTs)
Co-hosted by AVAC and FP2030, this webinar highlighted findings from a report on private sector opportunities for the DPP and explored lessons from the family planning field
Recording / Slides / Resources

RINGing the Bell for Choice: Actions and Solutions on Dapivirine Ring (DVR) Access
The Choice Agenda hosted a conversation around the latest in DVR advocacy last month. Watch the webinar, explore up-to-date resources on DVR, and sign-up for The Choice Agenda listserv—a growing community of over 800 prevention advocates and counting.