Five key themes of AIDS 2012

Published 12, Jul, 2012
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Five key themes of AIDS 2012

This article by  Keith Alcorn originally published by NAM/ is republished with permission.

If you have an interest in HIV and have been anywhere near the internet in the last few months, there’s a good chance you will have heard of the 19th International AIDS Conference, also known as AIDS 2012.

The conference is taking place in Washington DC, 22nd to 27th July. More than 20,000 people are expected to attend, but the reach of the research presented at the conference will go far beyond those who are in Washington.

Whether or not you are attending the conference, we’ll be working hard to provide news coverage so you don’t miss out. (You can sign up to receive our free conference emails here.)

Can’t wait for the conference to get started?

Our coverage will focus on five major themes, incorporating research findings reported across all tracks of the conference.

To get you started, we’ve put together a reading list – background reading on the key themes so you can explore recent articles and key resources, on and on other websites.

Click on the links below for a wealth of information on these important topics.

1. Making the prevention revolution real

Background on:

 2. Expanding testing and treatment

 Background on:

 3. Turning the tide for key populations: women, children, MSM, people who inject drugs

 Background on:

 4. Turning the tide on TB

 Background on:

 5. How can we achieve an HIV cure?

 Background on:

For more information

You can find out more about the conference on our conference webpages at and on the official conference website at

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