MAY-20-13 Dr. Ronald Valdiserri writes to recognize the second anniversary of Combating the
Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care
& Treatment of Viral Hepatitis and to share
an important announcement from Dr. Howard Koh about plans to update and renew the
existing plan through
MAY-16-13 Dr. Howard Koh, the Assistant Secretary for Health, announced on May 16 that the partner agencies are committed and dedicated to renewing the Action Plan for another three years and are currently working on their vision and priorities for 2014-2016.
The World Health Organization, UNAIDS, International AIDS Society , Treatment Action Group and Forum for Collaborative HIV Research are jointly organizing a one and half day international pre-conference consultative meeting entitled HIV and TB in the context of universal access: what is working and what is not? on behalf of the Global TB/HIV Working Group of the Stop TB Partnership in conjunction with XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Canada.
The meeting on HIV and TB in the context of universal access: what is working and what is not? was held on August 12-13, 2006 at Holiday Inn on King Hotel in Toronto, Canada.
The session on HIV/TB Co-Infection: New Visions, New Directions was held on July 25th, 2005 during the 3rd IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment in Rio de Janeiro. The Roundtable Discussion was also held on July 25th, 2005.
Scientific Steering Committee:
Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, Institut Pasteur & ANRS