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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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Cyriaque Yapo Ako

LA SAA PLEURE LE REGRETTE CYRIAQUE YAPO AKO

La Société Africaine Anti-Sida (SAA), organisatrice de la Conférence Internationale sur le SIDA et les IST en Afrique (ICASA), en pleine planification de la 21ème édition de ICASA (ICASA 2021) à Durban, en Afrique du Sud, du 6 au 11 décembre 2021 ; soit 8 années après ICASA 2013 à Cape Town, est profondément attristée par l’annonce du décès de notre frère d’arme Cyriaque Yapo Ako. Le regretté Cyriaque Yapo Ako était ouvertement un activiste homosexuel et un survivant du VIH [...]

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Cyriaque Yapo Ako

SAA MOURNS THE LATE CYRIAQUE YAPO AKO

As the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA), the organizers of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) plans its 21st Edition of ICASA (ICASA 2021) in Durban, South Africa, from 6th – 11th December 2021, 8 years after ICASA 2013 in Cape Town, the Society for AIDS in Africa is deeply saddened by the death of late Cyriaque Yapo Ako. The Late Cyriaque Yapo Ako was an openly gay activist and HIV-positive survivor for 24 years [...]

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FULL CIRCLE TAX WATCH MONITORING PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION PHASE KICKS OFF IN ACCRA-GHANA.

The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA), organizers of the International Conference on AIDS & STIs in Africa (ICASA), a member of the consortium with the Peer Review Forum, Accountability International, Kids & Teens Resource Centre and ARCAD SANTE Plus is jointly embarking on the Full Circle Tax Watch Monitoring for Marginalized Populations sponsored by VOICE (UK). This project aims to empower marginalized populations in Ghana, Mali and Nigeria with the skills to improve accountability around budgeting and tax monitoring [...]

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SAA Board Election

SAA Board Elections In line with the SAA constitution, the Governing Board consists of ten elected members from the five (5) zones of Africa. Per article 10.1 of the SAA constitution, an electronic balloting process was conducted from 24th May to 30th June 2021. According to the SAA constitution (article 10.1), two representatives will be elected from each of the five regions of Africa. Based on the electronic election conducted, here are the two representatives from each zone elected as SAA [...]

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SAA DONATES TO KORLE BU TEACHING HOSPITAL MATERNITY WARD & HIV UNIT ON FRIDAY, 11TH JUNE 2021

In 2020, the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) organised a joint community outreach programme with its partners, the Government of Ghana, through the Adentan Municipal Assembly, UNFPA and the Canadian High Commission to support the HIV response of 450 young/adult HIV+ orphans within the Adentan Municipal Assembly and other selected organisations in Accra during the COVID-19 Pandemic. With over 450 beneficiaries cutting across various marginalised populations collected dignity kits that contained PPEs (Nose masks, Alcohol-based sanitisers), Male and [...]

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Forty years on and new UNAIDS report gives evidence that we can end AIDS

PRESS RELEASE français | русский | español UNAIDS urges world leaders to adopt a bold political declaration on HIV at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS, being held in New York and online next week, and to commit to achieving a new set of targets for 2025 to end AIDS by 2030   NEW YORK/GENEVA, 3 June 2021—Four decades after the first cases of AIDS were reported, new data from UNAIDS show that dozens of countries achieved or exceed the 2020 targets set by [...]

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Prof. John Idoko, SAA/ICASA 2021 President honours staff

SAA President Honours Staff

During an extraordinary staff meeting with the leadership and staff of the Society for AIDS in Africa as part of activities to mark the 3-day working visit to SAA Permanent Secretariat/ICASA 2021 International Secretariat in Ghana, the SAA/ICASA 2021 President, Prof. John Idoko, with the SAA Coordinator/ICASA Director, Mr. Luc Armand Bodea, honoured 3 staff for their dedicated years of service to the organization. The honourees were: Madam Clemence Assogba, Head of Administration and Finance Gordon Tambro, Programmes Officer Chris Kwasi Nuatro, [...]

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The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres

United Nations Secretary-General calls for a greater focus on ending inequalities to end AIDS

PRESS RELEASE Forty years since the first AIDS cases were reported and just weeks before the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS, the United Nations Secretary-General has released a new report with recommendations and targets to get the world on track to end AIDS NEW YORK, 30 April 2021—The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has warned that despite intensive action and progress made against HIV in some places and population groups, HIV epidemics continue to expand in others and [...]

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