Dear Partners, The ICASA 2021 first International Steering Committee Meeting which was scheduled for the 3 - 4 December 2020, has been postponed due to circumstance beyond our control. We will update you with a new date. Sorry for any inconveniences this may have caused you. Thank you.

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Who We Are


Founded in 1989, the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) is an African-led and owned organization that collaborates with other national, sub-regional, regional, continental and international organizations and partners, to promote and institute policies and promote research to support governments’ national responses and approaches to fight HIV and co-morbidities as well as emerging viral infections and strengthen the Health Systems in Africa towards a Universal Coverage.

Our Vision


SAA envisions an African continent free of AIDS, TB, Malaria and emerging infections, where the communities are empowered, with no stigma and discrimination against PLHIV, key populations and their families and where there is social justice, and equity to accessing treatment, care and support.

Our Mission


An African-led and owned organisation that collaborates with other national, sub-regional, regional, continental and international organisations and partners, to promote and institute policies and promote research to support governments’ national responses and approaches to fight HIV and HIV co-morbidities as well as emerging viral infections across the continent.

Our Goal


To contribute towards the UNAIDS goal and the AU catalytic framework of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 and achieving the 90-90-90 targets by 2020 in Africa, contribute to the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and also serve as the platform to strengthen the Health Systems in Africa towards an Universal Coverage.

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2020 World AIDS Day – SAA Activity

In commemoration of World AIDS Day 2020, the Society for AIDS in Africa, the custodian, and organizer of the largest HIV/AIDS Conference in Africa; the International Conference on AIDS [...]

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KEY ACTIVITIES TO THE 1ST ISC MEETING OF ICASA 2021 UGANDA

In line with the upcoming ICASA 2021 Conference in Kampala, Uganda, despite the adverse challenges accruing to the novel corona virus pandemic, the ICASA Secretariat embarked on various activities [...]

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Working visit of ICASA Director to the host country of ICASA 2021

Prior to the upcoming ICASA conference in December 2021, the Director, Mr. Luc Armand Bodea, met with the Director-General of Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC), Dr. Nelson Musoba, UAC Chair [...]

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Africa’s biggest conference on HIV to boost tourism in Uganda

It has been organized since 1990 to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS with a vision for an African continent free of HIV When COVID-19 started ravaging the country, [...]

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Timothy Ray Brown, First Person Cured of HIV, Has Died of Cancer

Timothy Ray Brown, the first person to be cured of HIV, died today, Tuesday, September 29, 2020. He delivered messages of hope for the HIV community through social media and [...]

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