Thursday, 7 August 2008

5/6/08 - Mexico Update

5th of August, 2008 NEWS FROM THE XVII INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCEProvided by, a free health policy informationservice of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation August 2008----------------1. Sessions2. Daily Roundup3. Press Briefings4. Newsmaker Interviews5. Podcasts6. Mexico City Notebook7. News Summaries==================================================================---------------------------------1. SESSIONS---------------------------------Webcasts and podcasts of the following sessions are now available.Opening Session, 3 August 2008 up Comprehensive Prevention of Mother-to-child TransmissionProgrammes: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Adapting GlobalRecommendations to Country Situation, 3 August 2008 Transmission under ART, 3 August 2008 Access of TB Services to PLHIV: Harnessing Collaboration andCoordination, 3 August 2008 Panel Discussion on the State of the Epidemic, 4 August 2008 Session: Sub-Saharan Africa, 4 August 2008 Religion a Barrier to HIV Prevention? 4 August 2008 and Health System Reform: Achieving Universal Coverage, 4 August 2008 by Doing: Scaling up HIV Operations Research inResource-Limited Settings, 4 August 2008 Millions - Youth, AIDS and the Digital Age, 4 August 2008***LIVE WEBCASTS TUESDAY***10 a.m. ET - Plenary Session, Day 212 p.m. ET - Official Press Conference1:45 p.m. ET - Travel Restrictions on People Living with HIV: GoingAgainst the Grain of Human Rights and Public Health---------------------------------2. DAILY managing editor Jill Braden Balderas reports on thedaily highlights from the XVII International AIDS Conference, Monday,4 August - Friday, 8 August, in Mexico City.The Daily Roundup for Monday, 4 August will be posted later today. PRESS BRIEFINGS---------------------------------Official Press Conference, 4 August 2008 Conference: The Role of the AIDS Epidemic in Black America inthe Global AIDS Epidemic, 4 August 2008 NEWSMAKER INTERVIEWS---------------------------------Throughout the AIDS 2008 Conference, the Kaiser Family Foundation'sJackie Judd will interview newsmakers who will preview and summarizeconference developments.Allyson Leacock, Executive Director, Caribbean Broadcast MediaPartnership on HIV/AIDS speaks about efforts to mobilize Caribbean media to put aspotlight on the HIV/AIDS epidemic.Elisabet Fadul, IAS Youth Programme Co-Chair, from the Dominican Republic, discusses how she became anHIV/AIDS activist and what she wants delegates to understand aboutreaching out to young people.Ceci Connolly, Correspondent, Washington Post discusses her recent series of reports on HIV/AIDS in Mexico,including border areas, and among Hispanics in the U.S.---------------------------------5. PODCASTS---------------------------------Spanish- and English-language audio podcasts from the opening andclosing sessions, plenary sessions, and selected other sessions andpress conferences are available.Listen to select sessions in:Spanish subscribe to language specific podcasts of select sessions from theconference visit .---------------------------------6. MEXICO CITY NOTEBOOK---------------------------------Science magazine correspondent Jon Cohen reviews the day's news at theconference in daily interviews with Kaiser's Jackie Judd. Submit aquestion for Jon Cohen by emailing .Mexico City Notebook from Monday, 4 August will be available later today. NEWS SUMMARIES---------------------------------XVII International AIDS Conference Opens Amid Calls for UniversalAccess to Treatment, Disappointing Vaccine, Microbicide Trials4 August 2008 Outlets Profile Attendees at HIV/AIDS Conferences in Mexico City4 August 2008 news coverage will be available in the Kaiser DailyHIV/AIDS Report, including summaries of all the news coverage fromacross the globe.Available at noon ET, online at .Sign up for email at .==================================================================We encourage you to forward this email to your friends, colleagues,listservs, discussion groups or let them know they can sign up forthis free email at .This daily update email, provided during the week of the XVIIInternational AIDS Conference, is a free service of the Kaiser FamilyFoundation. The email will be distributed August 3-8 and no furtheremails will be sent after August 8. 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