Accession Number:

ADA621772

Title:

2012 International Military HIV/AIDS Conference (IMilHAC): Re-Energizing HIV Campaigns

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 7-10 May 2012

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-09-10

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

On May 7-10, 2012, the US Department of Defense hosted the International Military HIVAIDS Conference IMilHAC Re- Energizing HIV Campaigns, in Maputo, Mozambique. The conference was attended by 417 participants. The objectives were to 1 highlight the role of leadership in successful military HIVAIDS programs 2 emphasize the best military health system practices in HIV prevention, care, treatment, and strategic information 3 facilitate military to military technical assistance, networking, and partnerships and 4 consolidate advances in military medical HIV programs to support an agile, effective, and sustainable response to the epidemic. In order to accomplish these objectives, the 4-day conference offered plenary and concurrent sessions in two tracks prevention and caretreatment, as well as hosted several networking events. Feedback from the daily evaluations expressed that the meeting was extremely well organized, presented cutting-edge techniques, and provided useful information applicable to military HIVAIDS programs.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE