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SAA Staff Retreat

The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) organized a Staff retreat from the 13th – 16th December 2018 at Villa Cisneros at Sogakope, Ghana. The opening remarks for the retreat was addressed by the Hon. Dr. David P. Parirenyatwa, immediate past Minister of Health, Zimbabwe and current Vice President of SAA. read more >>

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SAA Coordinator/ ICASA Director with Youth Delegation from Togo, Cote D’Ivoire and Mali
The staff of Society for AIDS Africa (SAA) with Youth delegation from Sidaction /Grandir Ensemble and Young Leaders for Change Foundation.

ICASA Youth Programme Meeting

The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) on the November, 2018 received Youth delegation from Ghana, Togo, Cote D’Ivoire, and Mali at its permanent secretariat located in Accra-Ghana. The youth delegation came for a meeting with ICASA International secretariat to discuss strategies for the upcoming ICASA 2019 youth programme, so it reflects the UNAIDS global 90-90-90 targets. The Director of ICASA 2019/Coordinator of SAA, Mr. Luc Armand Bodea drew the attention of the youth to the current rate of the [...]

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PROF. FEMI SOYINKA, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY FOR AIDS IN AFRICA HONOURED AT THE 2018 CSO ACCOUNTABILITY FORUM IN ABUJA, NIGERIA

During the opening ceremony of the just ended 2018 edition of the Civil Society Organization Accountability Forum, held in NAF conference Centre from 13th – 15th November, 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria, Prof. Femi Soyinka, in the company of his wife Dr. Kofo Soyinka were honored with the Prestigious ICON award. In attendance was the current President for the Society for AIDS in Africa, Prof. John Idoko, Madam Ize Adava, Co-Chair of the Conference, Her Excellency Dame Pauline Tallen, Board [...]

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New Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise Strategic Plan lays out a roadmap to speed the development of a safe and effective vaccine against HIV

22 October 2018 (Madrid, Spain) – The Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, hosted by the International AIDS Society (IAS), has launched a five-year strategy to accelerate the development of an effective vaccine to prevent HIV infection. The new Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise Strategic Plan (2018-2023)was unveiled today at the opening of HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P 2018), the world’s only scientific conference dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention, in Madrid, Spain. “This strategy presents an opportunity to address some of the most significant [...]

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Remembering Mark Wainberg

Source: International AIDS Society “When I look back on my career, I always feel that the most important contribution of my life was political and not scientific.” – Mark Wainberg It is with a heavy heart that the International AIDS Society (IAS) has learned of the death of past president Prof. Mark A. Wainberg (1998-2000), who died this week at the age of 71 in Bal Harbour, Florida. We stand in mourning and shock from this news as Mark was a leader, mentor [...]

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Opening Ceremony Speech By The President Of The Society For Aids In Africa (Saa) At The 1st International Steering Committee Meeting Abidja-Cote D’ivoire.

Source: Society for AIDS in Africa Dear Honorable members of the International Steering committee of ICASA 2017, dear representative of the government of Cote d’Ivoire, dear Representative of the Governor of Abidjan, dear Regional and country representative of the UN System, dear Representative of the ARNS, dear Representative of the AU, dear representative of various countries local and regional organizations, dear Honorable members of various scientific organizations and NGO’s, dear Honorable members of SAA,  all protocol observed … I would like to [...]

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