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Allocution de la Société Africaine Antisida (SAA) AFRAVIH. Marseille 9 avril 2022 Dr Aliou SYLLA. Sécrétaire Général SAA

Speech by Dr Aliou SYLLA, Secretary-General of SAA at AFRAVIH, Marseille 9th April 2022

Ladies and Gentlemen, Presidents of AFRAVI 2022 Members of the Scientific and Organizing Committees Dear colleagues and friends The Society for AIDS in Africa, organizers of the International Conferences on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is very honoured by this invitation from AFRAVI 2022. We express our sincere gratitude to Professor Christine Katlama, President of AFRAVI, and congratulate the scientific committees for the quality of the work presented.   As it is not a hazard, the Society for AIDS in Africa, [...]

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Allocution de la Société Africaine Antisida (SAA) AFRAVIH. Marseille 9 avril 2022 Dr Aliou SYLLA. Sécrétaire Général SAA

Allocution de la Société Africaine Antisida (SAA) AFRAVIH. Marseille 9 avril 2022. Dr Aliou SYLLA. Sécrétaire Général SAA

Mesdames, Messieurs les présidents d’AFRAVIH 2022 Mesdames, Messieurs les membres des comités scientifiques et d’organisation Chers collègues et amis La Société Africaine Antisida, responsable des Conférences Internationales sur le sida et les Infections Sexuellement Transmissibles en Afrique(ICASA) est très honorée par cette invitation à AFRAVIH 2022. Elle exprime ses vifs remerciements au Pr Christine Katlama Présidente d’AFRAVIH et félicite les comités scientifiques pour la qualité des travaux présentés. Le hasard fait bien les choses car la Société Africaine anti-Sida dont nous sommes honorés [...]

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SAA Administrative Council (2022 – 2025)

Handover ceremony of the outgoing Executive Board and President, Prof. John Idoko to the newly elected SAA President, Hon. Dr. David Pagwesese Parirenyatwa and the Seventh (7th) Executive Board of the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) at the Africa Regent Hotel, Accra- Ghana. Group photograph of the newly inaugurated 7th SAA Executive Board and Board of Trustees with the ICASA Director/SAA Coordinator, Mr. Luc Armand Bodea, Dr. Kyeremeh Atuahene, Director General of Ghana AIDS Commission and Mr. Niyi Ojuolape, [...]

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SAA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ELECTION

The new SAA Administrative Council gathered at the SAA secretariat, Accra, Ghana on the 23rd March 2022, to elect its new Executive Board in accordance with the SAA constitution. The SAA Administrative Council members in attendance were: Hon. Dr. David Pagwesese Parirenyatwa (Zimbabwe) Prof. Morenike Ukpong (Nigeria Dr. Mohamed Chakroun (Tunisia) Hon. Wamala Florence Nambozo (Uganda) Dr. Aliou Sylla (Mali) Dr. Nonhlanhla Ignatia Ndlovu (South Africa) Absent with apologies: Dr. Emmy J. Chesire (KENYA) Dr. Ilunga Ina Mutombo Eleonore (DR CONGO) The outgoing SAA Executive board members in attendance were: Prof. [...]

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INAUGURATION DU 7eme CONSEIL DE LA SAA

La SAA organise une réunion biannuelle du 23 au 27 mars 2022, à son siège à Accra, au Ghana, pour élire son nouveau Conseil Exécutif. Conformément à la constitution de la SAA, le Conseil d’Administration est composé de dix (10) membres élus suivant les cinq (5) regions d’Afrique. Conformément à l’article 10.1 de la constitution de la SAA, les membres suivants ont été élus : Dr. Ilunga Ina Mutombo Eleonore, RD Congo, Hon. Wamala Florence Nambozo, Ouganda, Dr. Emmy J. Chesire, [...]

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INAUGURATION OF THE 7TH SAA BOARD

SAA is hosting a biannual meeting on 23rd March 2022 at its Headquarters, Accra, Ghana, to elect its new Executive Board. In accordance with the SAA constitution, the Governing Board consist of ten (10) elected members from the five (5) zones of Africa. Per article 10.1 of the SAA constitution, the following members have been elected; ; Dr. Ilunga Ina Mutombo Eleonore, DR Congo, Hon. Wamala Florence Nambozo, Uganda, Dr. Emmy J. Chesire, Kenya, Pr. Mohamed Chakroun, Tunisia, Prof. [...]

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HIV testing. Tajikistan, 2021. Credit: UNAIDS

UNAIDS: PRESS STATEMENT

Identification of fast-spreading HIV variant provides evidence of urgency to halt the pandemic and reach all with testing and treatment Around 10 million people living with HIV are still not on antiretroviral therapy GENEVA, 7 February 2022—Newly published research from the Netherlands has revealed the existence of a more transmissible and damaging variant of HIV. People living with the newly revealed HIV subtype experience double the rate of immune system decline (CD4 count), have higher HIV viral loads (amount of virus [...]

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Society for AIDS In Africa (SAA) wishes you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year

Society for AIDS In Africa (SAA) wishes you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year

Society for AIDS In Africa (SAA) wishes you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA), the organiser of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) wishes you peace, joy, and well-being throughout the coming year (2022) while observing strictly the COVID-19 protocols. Thank you for your continued support and partnership. As we head towards the festive and holiday season, the entire Board and staff of SAA International Secretariat would like [...]

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ICASA 2021 Signing of the MOU by Prof. John Idoko (SAA president) Dr. Sandile Buthelezi (DG-NDoH) and Dr. Sandile Tshabalala (KZN HoD Health, representing DG OTP)

Signature du protocole d’accord entre la SAA et le pays hôte de ICASA 2021, Durban-Afrique du Sud le 30 août 2021

La Société Africaine Anti-Sida, organisatrice des Conférences Internationales sur le Sida et les Infections Sexuellement Transmissibles en Afrique (ICASA) a signé le protocole d’accord (MoU) avec le Gouvernement de l’Afrique du Sud, pour abriter ICASA 2021, à Durban, Afrique du Sud, du 6 – 11 décembre 2021. La signature du protocole d’accord a eu lieu au Centre International de Conference de Durban (Durban ICC) le 30 août 2021. La signature du protocole d’accord Confère à l’Afrique du Sud, le droit [...]

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ICASA 2021 Signing of the MOU by Prof. John Idoko (SAA president) Dr. Sandile Buthelezi (DG-NDoH) and Dr. Sandile Tshabalala (KZN HoD Health, representing DG OTP)

SAA signs MoU with ICASA 2021 Host Country, Durban – South Africa, on the 30th of August 2021

The Society for AIDS in Africa, organizers of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)with the Government of South Africa to host ICASA 2021 in Durban South Africa, from 6th – 11th  December 2021.  The signing of the MoU took place on the 30th of August 2021, at the Durban International Conference Centre (Durban ICC). The signing of the MoU gives the right to South Africa to be the host country [...]

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