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28.01.2016

Review of the registration process for EECAAC–2016

Less than two months remain till the Fifth Anniversary Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference that will take place in Moscow on March 23-25, 2016. Since the beginning of 2016 the organizers have registered a significant increase in the number of applications for participation in the event. This year's Conference which is considered to be the largest forum in the region on the topic of HIV/AIDS will open its doors to two thousand five hundred delegates from more than 40 countries.

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The registration for the Conference continues but the dynamics of incoming applications indicate a significant increase in the number of participants from some of the CIS countries. For example, this year the delegates from Kazakhstan demonstrate a 32% increase compared to the previous Conference in 2014. There’s also two and a half fold increase in the number of delegates from India and plus 15% to the number of representatives from international organizations.

Russia will be represented by more than 800 participants from all the regions of the country. Among the delegates: representatives of scientific and medical community, civil society activists and representatives of people living with HIV, NPOs, organizations involved in treatment and prevention as well as key decision makers at national, international and regional levels.

EECAAC-2016 is scheduled for three full-time working days. The main program was formed by three Program committees. It includes three plenary sessions and 40 parallel sessions, each corresponding to the main topics of the Conference:

Day 1: March 23rd, 2016

The HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: achievements and lessons learned

Day 2: March 24th, 2016

Every life matters: effective mechanisms and innovative approaches in treatment and prevention

Day 3: March 25th, 2016

Halt the Epidemic: new goals - new opportunities

The Conference program will cover contemporary issues of the AIDS response in three areas: "International Development Assistance" – 7 sessions, "Science and Medicine" – 20 sessions, "Civil Society" – 7 sessions + 3 sessions of socially responsible entrepreneurship.

5th Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference specifically aims at extending its scope by engaging BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South African Republic) and Asia-Pacific Region.

New knowledge and opportunities to discuss a variety of specialized tasks and problems will be provided by 200 leading scientists and international experts from Belgium, Brazil, the United Kingdom, India, Spain, Italy, Canada, China, the Netherlands, Portugal, the United States of America, Thailand, Turkey , Uganda, France, Switzerland, Estonia, South Africa and the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Serbia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Estonia).

 

Additional Conference activities include 8 round tables and 11 skill development workshops on the organization of effective test&treat information campaigns, migration, remote e-learning for specialists, strategies to reduce stigma and discrimination, AIDS dissidence and more.

 

The Conference program expects active involvement of religious organizations, AIDS service NGOs, young people and patient organizations engaged in prevention and assistance to people living with HIV.

The improvement of Conference’s organizational and programmatic aspects allowed to increase the number of delegates who received a scholarship up to 500 people.

 

Please visit WWW.EECAAC2016.ORG to apply for participation at the Conference.


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